Woman dies in hospital, family cries medical negligence


Balasore: Tension erupted at the district headquarters hospital (DHH) in Balasore following the death of a woman patient due to alleged medical negligence on Friday.

The deceased has been identified as Santilata Sahu of Remuna area in the district.

According to sources, Santilata was brought to the hospital by her family members after she complained of chest pain. Earlier this morning, she developed breathing problems and her family members tried to call the staff in the hospital.

However, doctors were not present at the hospital. Later, the patient died.

The patient’s family member alleged that she died due to medical negligence and created a ruckus on the hospital premises. Later, they staged a road blockade near the hospital.

On being informed, police reached the spot and brought the situation under control.

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