Order of the Supreme Court of India regarding medical negligence in private hospitals, 17/08/2016
Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Asit Baran Mondal & Others Vs Rita Sinha & Others dated 17/08/2016 regarding medical negligence in private hospitals. The counsel for the Appellant has stated before the Apex Court that neither the Union of India nor the Medical Council of India nor the State Governments are prescribing any guidelines for treatment of the patients in the Intensive Care Units (ICU) or Critical Care Units (CCU). That apart, there is no proper care at the stage of operation or post-operational stage.
In view of the aforesaid submission Supreme Court issues notice to the Union of India, the Medical Council of India and to all the State Governments represented by the Health Secretaries.