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Kin of deceased patient cry medical negligence

Kolkata: Kin of a patient, who lost his life due to alleged medical negligence at Care and Cure Nursing Home in Barasat, lodged a complaint with the district magistrate of North 24-Parganas against a doctor at the nursing home.

The victim, Kamal Dutta, a resident of Nabapally in Barasat died at the nursing home a few days ago. The family members of the deceased patient said Dutta was admitted to the nursing home as he was suffering from piles. Doctors said the patient needed a surgery. The daughter of the deceased patient, Arpita Dutta, alleged that the patient died due to a serious medical negligence by a doctor at the time of the operation.

Dutta said a complaint was lodged against a nursing home doctor with West Bengal Medical Council and West Bengal Clinical Establishment Regulatory Commission. The family members of the victim demanded cancellation of the accused doctor's licence. Kin of the victim urged the District Magistrate to take stern action against the doctor. They also protested against the accused doctor and demanded an explanation from him. The protest led to a chaos at the nursing home.

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