• search
For Quick Alerts
ALLOW NOTIFICATIONS  
For Daily Alerts

Gorakhpur tragedy: Letters prove 'negligence' on part of BRD hospital

By Oneindia Staff Writer
|

The death toll of children, including newborns, mostly suffering from encephalitis at the Baba Raghav Das Medical College and Hospital in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, has risen to 63 on Saturday. While the blame game has already begun, the two letters sent by the hospital employees to its senior authorities three days back, shows how hospital was negligent on its part.

Gorakhpur tragedy: Letters prove 'negligence' on part of BRD hospital
    Gorakhpur Tragedy : BRD Medical college principle suspended | Oneindia News

    On Thursday morning, the hospital employees who handle the storage plant at the hospital from where oxygen is piped to different wards, wrote a letter to the Chief Medical Officer informing him that the stock of liquid oxygen was dangerously low and would not last the night. The operators told with the authorities to act urgently and save the lives of the patients. This was their second letter; the first sent a week earlier had remained unanswered.

    Pushpa Sales, the agency which was supplying Oxygen to the hospital, had been writing letters to the District Magistrate for payment of pending bills and copies of these letters were marked to Principal Secretary and Director General of UP Medical Education Department. The copies were also marked to the BRD Medical College Hospital.

    OneIndia News

    For Daily Alerts
    Get Instant News Updates
    Enable
    x
    Notification Settings X
    Time Settings
    Done
    Clear Notification X
    Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
    Settings X
    X
    We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more
    X