Newborn's death in NBMCH, negligence blamed

12 Jun 2018

Controversy hit North Bengal Medical College & Hospital (NBMCH) after a newborn fell from the care of an ayah and died instantly. The situation came under control after NBMCH authorities assured that the matter would be looked into and action taken.
According to sources in NBMCH, Kalyani Roy of Ghosh Pukur area in Siliguri delivered a baby on Monday night. But her husband Prabhat Roy to his dismay was told by the nurses on Tuesday morning that the newborn died soon after delivery.
However, Roy claimed that he was told by other patients of the female ward that his newborn fell on the floor from the lap of the contractual female attendant. The newborn reportedly had head injury and died soon.
Parents of the dead newborn brought the matter to NBMCH authority. The medical super of the hospital has reportedly assured to look into the complaint. (EOIC)