Cuttack, Mar 18: Tension prevailed at Bagadharia Chhak on State Highway-65 under Narasinghpur block of Cuttack district on Thursday after a patient died under treatment at Sushursa Nursing Home located in nearby Ekadala area and his family blocked road alleging doctor’s negligence.
As per the report, the deceased identified as Nirakar Rout of Kathakhanda village had been admitted to Sushrusa Nursing Home last night for the treatment of piles.
While the owner of the nursing home Dr Ajay Panda checked my son, he was advised for a surgery later. But the doctor didn’t conduct any check-up necessary before surgery in my knowledge and took him to the operation theater. His condition deteriorated after the surgery,” said Nirakar’s mother.
While the family members of the victim rushed him to a private hospital in Cuttack for treatment in critical condition, doctors declared him brought dead.
Later, demanding stringent action against the doctors of the Sushrusa Nursing Home and suitable compensation, kin and relatives of Nirakar staged a road blockade at Bagadharia Chhak by keeping the body.
Kanpur Police and the Additional Tehsildar of Narasinghpur had reached the spot to pacify the protestors till the last report came in.