New Delhi: A private hospital in Pune has been issued a show-cause notice by Municipal Corporation for allegedly denying treatment to two patients.Also Read - Viral Video: Drunk Woman Rolls Around & Sleeps on Road in Pune, Blocks Traffic | Watch
As per the notice, a medical officer at the hospital allegedly asked two patients — a 60-year-old man and a 75-year-old woman — to go to another hospital when they sought to be admitted. Also Read - Maharashtra Lockdown Update: Govt Eases Covid Curbs in 11 Districts Including Pune and Sangli | Check Full List Here
“Looking at the health condition of both the patients, the hospital was expected to conduct complete health check-up of the patients and provide the proper medication and also admit them into oxygen step-down ward. But the hospital did not do so. Also Read - Maharashtra Reports First Case Of Zika Virus After Woman in Pune Tests Positive For Infection
“Instead of arranging an ambulance, the patients were sent in the auto rickshaw (to another hospital) which is a shameful act,” said Gaikwad.
The hospital has been issued a show-cause notice and asked to submit a written clarification, he added.