Case Studies

Medical Negligence

SC ticks off doctors for medical negligent cases Hindu - ‎May 29, 2009‎ New Delhi (PTI) The Supreme Court on Friday ticked off doctors for increasing number of medical negligence cases being reported in the country. ...

Trophy hospital loses 9-yr damages fight Calcutta Telegraph - Samanwaya Rautray - ‎May 30, 2009‎ Compensation is rarely paid in medical negligence cases in India, with the hospitals filing appeal after appeal. The courts too avowedly tend to give ...

MJ Antony: Where rule of thumb prevails Business Standard - Mj Antony - ‎May 26, 2009‎ The court rejected the application of this principle in medical negligence cases. On the other hand, it laid down the principle of “adequate compensation”. ...

Doctors' Lobby Attack on Reform Aimed at Forcing Malpractice Caps ... Huffington Post - ‎Jun 11, 2009‎ For decades the doctors' lobby has fought to impose stiff limits on how much juries could give to injured patients in medical negligence cases. ...

Consumer panel gives clean chit to hospital in negligence case Hindu - ‎Jun 15, 2009‎ The Commission absolved the premier hospital of the charge of gross medical negligence in treating the minor girl, who had complained of sore throat and ...

Medical negligence kills 5-yr-old girl at health centre in Kawant ... Indian Express - ‎Jun 17, 2009‎ A five-year-old tribal girl died allegedly due to medical negligence at a Community Health Centre early Tuesday morning in the tribal dominated Kawant ...

BNHRA

AID - Petition to adopt charter of patients' rights 5 days ago - The Maharashtra state legislative assembly amended the Bombay Nursing Home Registration Act in December 2005 to pave the way for mandating minimum standards ... aidindia.org/main/component/option,com.../Itemid,409/ - Cached - Similar

Shoddy act: Legislation to regulate nursing homes gathers dust Indian Express - Mar 3, 2009 ... the mutated Hepatitis B blight in Sabarkantha and elsewhere, the government has still not implemented the Bombay Nursing Home Registration Act (BNHRA). ... Related web pages

Authorities clueless as waste disposal norms are thrown to wind Indian Express - Mar 6, 2009 Incidentally, more than half of the doctors in the city are yet to register themselves under the Bombay Nursing Home Registration Act which has made proper ... All 9 related - Related web pages

'Whistleblower' law will protect health workers - Harney Irish Times - Feb 12, 2009 Nursing home registration and inspections will begin later this year. “This will involve substantial costs on the Exchequer and it is only right that these ... All 6 related - Related web pages

District may face Hepatitis-B pandemic Sakaal Times - Mar 10, 2009 ... and proper sterilisation of injections. It also has demanded the Patient’s Rights to be included in the Bombay Nursing Home Registration Act (BNHRA) rules. All 3 related - Related web pages

Patients Rights

Doctors to attend workshop, will learn how to deal with patients Indian Express - ‎Jul 4, 2009‎ Beginning Sunday, resident doctors at government medical colleges in Pune, Mumbai and Aurangabad will undergo crash courses in soft skills that will ...

Now, doctors will learn the art of being patient Times of India - ‎Jul 4, 2009‎ MUMBAI: Interactive skills are what doctors will now have to work on. Medicos will have to attend classes where they will learn how to create a good ...

Workshop for doctors to enhance inter-personal skills TheMedGuru - ‎16 hours ago‎ by Neharika Sabharwal - July 5, 2009 - 0 comments Mumbai, July 5: The Medical Education Department (MED) is starting a beneficial course for doctors to ...

Jan Arogya Abhiyan Demands Approval of Rules for Patients ... Rules for patient's rights proposed by Jan Arogya Abhiyan are still awaiting ... health activists united under the aegis of the Jan Swasthya Abhiyan (JSA), ... www.expresshealthcaremgmt.com/200812/market18.shtml - Cached - Similar

Street play highlights patients' rights - Express India 8 Apr 2008 ... Sheikh, working in a Powai school, was one of the many patients who ... rights through the street play organized by Jan Swasthya Abhiyan ... www.expressindia.com/latest-news/...patients-rights/293993/ - Cached - Similar