In a distressing incident in Sambhajinagar, Chinchwad, a female doctor fell prey to an ₹89.58 lakh fraud orchestrated by a patient who had sought medical treatment at her hospital. The doctor promptly reported the incident to the Nigdi police station on Saturday. The accused, identified as Rajesh Jain(47) from Mumbai, lured the doctor into investing in his construction project by promising her a flat worth double the amount she invested.
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Dr Manav Arora, an orthopaedic surgeon, shared a tragic-turned-comedy incident on the recently launched Thread platform. On July 7, a patient gave Dr Arora a fake Rs 500 note, which his receptionist didn't notice. Arora shared the incident on Thread and said, "Anyway, I had a good laugh and I’ve saved this note with me since it’s a fun memory, even though I have been robbed off of Rs 500.”
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A patient was carried to a doctor's residence in a stretcher, after the doctor remained absent at the District Hospital in Baikunthpur, on May 7. In incident occurred at around 1:30PM in Chhattisgarh's Koriya, when the relatives of the patient were seen carrying him using a hand kart, after the ambulance refused to take him due to alleged "lack of fuel". The doctor requested them to get the patient admitted.
In a shocking incident, a patient (40) attacked a doctor with a pair of scissors in an ICU, in Tilak Nagar, West Delhi. Happened on April, 15, the doctor escaped the spot with minor injuries and no case has been registered against the accused patient. As per PTI, the patient was admitted to get rid of alcohol addiction and was rigid to leave the hospital, hence attacked the doctor.
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The Supreme Court on November 30 said if a patient didn't survive, the doctor cannot be held guilty of medical negligence. It said while observing an order of a Consumer Court, in which it ordered Bombay hospital and Medical Research Centre to pay Rs 14.18 lakh to the deceased patients' family for unsuccessful surgeries. The Court also added that no professional can assure a patient's life after a surgical procedure.
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