District commissioner kupwara Orders enquiry

Aatif Qayoom:-

The Family of a pregnant woman in kandi-khass village of North Kashmir’s Kupwara district Saturday alleged that their yet to born baby died in the womb of mother due to the negligence of a doctor at a local private Nursing Home in Handwara.

The family members of shabnam, who had been rushed to hospital after developing labour pain on Saturday afternoon.

However, her luck seemed to be going against her as her yet to born baby was dead in the womb itself .

The women is now fighting for life at district Hospital handwara, and her devastated family has accused the private hospital of medical negligence.
“For more than an hour, a lady doctor didn’t tell us anything. The doctor claimed she is normal and it will take her little more time to deliver the baby.” the husband of the women told RNA .

As her condition worsened after getting nearly 55 stitches, shabnam was shifted to nearby District Hospital handwara in a critical condition for advance treatment but it was too late to save the baby as it according to family had died already inside the mother’s womb.

“I’m sure that many of you reading this will feel it was God’s will at the end of the day. But, how do I discount the hospital negligence which was responsible for my baby’s death?” asked the Husband of the patient.

Meanwhile District commissioner Kupwara Khalid jahangir has paid surprise visit to hospital and assured the family that he will look into the matter . He has directed the Chief Medical Officer Kupwara to check the hospital details whether the particular private hospital was registered or not.?

When contacted CMO kupwara told RNA ,
” We have constituted a team of 04 members including ADC Handwara Gulzara Ahmad , Medical superintendent district hospital handwara Dr Rouf and BMO Langate to enquire into the matter.”

Meanwhile the accused lady doctor while speaking to Regional News Agency (RNA) said , “We just referred the patient from this hospital to district hospital hardwara but due to bad weather it took her a little time to reach there and she was nearly to deliver the baby at that time.” She claimed that some people were provoking the family against the private hospital and her.RNA