Woman dies after delivery due to medical negligence

05 April, 2016

Anandpur: In an unfortunate incident, a woman died after giving birth to a baby girl at Anandpur hospital due to alleged negligence in treatment by nurses at the hospital. The deceased was identified as Renubala Sahoo, wife of Bharat Sahoo, hailing from Belabahali village under Anandpur block.

According to reports, Renubala was admitted to the hospital on April 2 and gave birth to a baby girl in the presence of two nurses. However, her condition deteriorated after she bled profusely. The nurses neither payed any heed to it nor informed it to the doctors-on-duty. After being unattended by any doctor for more than five hours, the woman took her last breath.

Tension gripped the hospital following the incident as family members of the deceased woman blamed the nurses for the death. The husband of the woman lodged a police complaint against the nurses. Investigation into the matter is on.