New Delhi, Mar 11: The doctors of a government college in Uttar Pradesh allegedly used the amputated leg of a patient, who was seriously injured, as a pillow. The incident took place at Maharani Laxmi Bai Medical College of Jhansi town. Also Read - We Feel Safe Now: Doctors And Healthcare Workers React After Getting Vaccinated
According to the reports, the man, who was a cleaner in a school bus, lost his one leg and around half of the students got injured when a bus turned turtle in Lechura area on Saturday. The bus was returning from Lehchura and when it reached village Bamouri, herds of animals suddenly came in front of it. In order to save them, the driver of the bus lost the control and the bus overturned on the roadside. Also Read - Is Vaccinating Doctors First The Safe Move as India Begins to Vaccinate Its 3 Crore Health Workers Against COVID-19?
In the incident, Ghanshyam, was standing on the gate got trapped and his leg got severed. He was immediately rushed to Jhansi Medical College. Also Read - Watch: Railway Officials Save Woman from Being Crushed Under Train in Maharashtra's Thane
The probe was ordered by the Uttar Pradesh government after the incident went viral. However, the hospital officials denied any such things. A principal of Maharani Laxmi Bai Medical College, Sadhna Kaushik, said that he was given immediate medical aid. The doctor looked for something to raise his head. Patient’s attendant used the leg for the same. We’ve set up a committee. Strict action will be taken if our staff is found to be at fault.
She further said that one senior resident orthopedic doctor, one EMO, nurse in-charge and one other person has been suspended. Initiated departmental proceedings against consultant on-call doctor
Recently, more than 50 inmates have been tested HIV positive in different district jails of the state. These incidents reveal poor health care services of the state and how much responsible the doctors are.