Month: July 2017

PBT Holds Public Rally In Demand Of Speedy Justice And Action Against Corruption In Medical Council

Scores of victims of alleged medical negligence gathered in front of RSV Hospital, a prominent city hospital in Tollygaunge, Kolkata yesterday under PBT’s banner and demanded speedy justice in all pending complaints of against doctors/hospitals. Heart-rending stories of gross medical negligence and death of near and dear ones were narrated by many victim’s friends and …

PBT’s Fight For Victim: Notice Issued Against Top Kolkata Hospital For Botched Surgery By Doctor Also Charged With Unlawful “Stem Cell Therapy” But Medical Council Remained Silent For Past 4 Years

Division bench of West Bengal State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission headed by president Justice Mr. Ishwar Chandra Das issued notice against Belle Vue Clinic, a premier private hospital in Kolkata, and Dr. Niranjan Bhattacharyya for a botched surgery that nearly took the life of wife of Mr. Partha Datta, a retired income tax commissioner. As …

Court Issues Notice Against Woodlands Hospital In Rs. 80 Lakh Negligence Case: PBT President Argues As Hospital Refused To Provide Medical Records Of Dead Patient Until Bills Are Paid In Full

The West Bengal State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (WBSCDRC) admitted a case of alleged medical negligence and issued notice against Woodlands Multispeciality Hospital in Kolkata for the wrongful death of a 76-year old patient from Birbhum, a rural part of West Bengal about 170 km from Kolkata. Apart from allegations of negligent therapy, the complaint …

Dog’s Dialysis in Premier Government Hospital for Humans: PBT Lodges Appeal With MCI Seeking Cancellation of License of W.B. Medical Council President, Dr. Nirmal Maji

More than two years ago, medical field in West Bengal and across India was rattled with the news that Dr. Nirmal Maji, president of West Bengal Medical Council (WBMC), orchestrated to have hemodialysis of his pet dog done at SSKM Hospital, top super-specialty tertiary care hospital for human patients in Kolkata (see below). The brazenly …

Calcutta HC Admits PIL Against Bengal’s New Health Commission For Inclusion Of Dr. Sukumar Mukherjee Who Was Convicted For Gross Medical Negligence Causing Anuradha Saha’s Death

A new PIL (Writ Petition No. 17057W/2017) filed against the recently formed Health Commission (under W.B. Clinical Establishment Act, 2017) was admitted by the Calcutta High Court division bench of chief justice Ms. Nishita Mhatre and Mr. Tapabrata Chakraborty and tagged with a second PIL (W.P. No. 217/2017) that had already been pending on similar …