Maternity woman dies abandoned as couldn’t pay in hospital
Published: 12:28 PM, 13 November 2019
A maternity woman was reported died due to negligence in medical treatment at Netrokona Modern Sadar Hospital on Tuesday evening.
Lima Chowdhury is the daughter of Ziauddin Chowdhury of Barantra village of Mohanganj’s Gaglajo UP and wife of Al Farid of Gavina village of Jashore. Anger is firing among the relatives of the deceased woman in this matter.
According to the relatives of the victim, the hospital nurse and nannies demanded money from the maternity relatives and behaved badly in absence demand- fulfillment. Victim Lima was admitted to the maternity ward of Netrokona Modern Sadar Hospital on Monday amid labor pain. On Tuesday morning, Lima gives birth to a baby boy after a scissor operation by the hospital's Guinea consultant Jannat Afroz Nupur. He fell ill at three o'clock in the afternoon when severe bleeding began.
Later, when they called the nurse and nannies informed the situation, they asked Lima's father for money. Due to the delay in payment, the nurses delayed the service. Even after requesting multiple times, they behaved badly with Lima’s father Zia Uddin Chowdhury and tried to get them out of the hospital. This incident created anger among the relatives of the victim.
Later, when the patient's condition deteriorated, the nurse of the hospital informed Dr. Kalyani Rani Ghosh, the hospital’s medical officer of the emergency department. Lima died before she went to the ward.
Netrakona Additional SP SM Ashraful Alam and Netrokona Model Police Station OC Md. Tajul Islam visited the scene at night.
Assistant Professor and Guinean Surgeon of Netrokona Medical College Hospital Dr. Ranjan Kumar Karmakar said the civil surgeon and residential medical officer was out of the district and “I came to see after hearing the news. If anyone neglects the medical system at the hospital, administrative action will be taken against him.”
Netrokona Model Police Station OC. Tajul Islam said the spot has been inspected. No one has complained about it at the police station. If the complaint is received, appropriate legal action will be taken.