Hospital staff suspended after accident victim's own severed leg used as pillow

12 March, 2018, 09:27 | Author: Edward Snyder
  • The victim who was the cleaner of a school bus met with an accident and was sent to the Jhansi medical college after preliminary treatment at a local health centre

"The doctor looked for something to raise his head on". We've set up the committee.

The extraordinary clip appears to show a hospital patient dosing on a hospital bench, apparently propped up on his own severed foot. The CM also announced a financial assistance of Rs 2 lakh for the victim, Ghanshyam.

"Strict action will be taken if our staff are found to be at fault".

In another incident, the family of a 21-year-old man named Chintu Sah, were forced to carry his decomposed body in a plastic bag for nearly 2 km after a hospital in northeren Indian state of Bihar allegedly refused to provide them an ambulance to take the body to another hospiatl for an autopsy. The head of the department of surgery Dr Rajeev Sinha will head the committee.

The suspended doctors are Dr Mahendra Singh, senior resident Alok Agarwal and two nurses, Deepa Narang and Shashi Srivastava. The doctors while treating him had to cut his left leg and used his amputated leg as a pillow for the patient.

Chief medical superintendent of the hospital Dr Harischandra Arya said that a probe had been ordered into the matter.




Ghanshyam, 28, a school bus conductor, had lost one of his legs when the bus turned turtle in Lehcura area in Jhansi district.

The incident at the Maharani Laxmibai Jhansi Medical College is the latest in the list of several controversies to have hit Uttar Pradeshs healthcare, including the death of several children at a Gorakhpur hospital a year ago allegedly due to oxygen shortage.

Twenty-five schoolchildren were also injured in the smash in Uttar Pradesh in North India yesterday.

He lost his leg in the accident and was sent to the medical college after preliminary treatment at a local health centre.

4 employees have been suspended by the Uttar Pradesh government and ordered a departmental probe into the case.

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