Tata Memorial Hospital to pay Rs 5.2 lakh compensation for incompatible blood transfusion

08 November, 2016

Mumbai: Tata Memorial Hospital has been directed to pay a total sum of  Rs 5,20,000 compensation by the State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission following the death of a patient. The cause of death was identified as renal failure due to incompatible blood transfusion. The case goes back to April 2005, when a patient, was admitted to the specialist cancer treatment and research centre, in it’s thoracic unit. A fitness report was issued to her, declaring her fit for a ‘trans thorascopic total...

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