Star Hospital sealed

Authorities on Tuesday sealed Star Hospital at Sanat Nagar following death of a patient due to alleged medical negligence.
Star Hospital sealed
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Authorities on Tuesday sealed Star Hospital at Sanat Nagar following death of a patient due to alleged medical negligence.

"In pursuance to the complaint lodged by the family of a patient (resident of Bagh e Mehtab, Srinagar) who died yesterday at Star Hospital, Sanat Nagar, Srinagar, an enquiry team was constituted by Directorate of Health Services, Kashmir (DHSK) which after detailed enquiry came to a conclusion that there has been negligence on part of the Doctor and the authorities of the hospital that has led to the death of the patient," Media Cell

Directorate of Health Services (DHSK) Kashmir said in a statement.

"The team found that the said hospital was unregistered and was functioning illegally without fulfilling the proper norms set up by the Government. The team which comprised CMO Srinagar, Assistant Director DHSK and District Health Officer Srinagar sealed the hospital," the statement added.

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