Angul: Regardless of the state Authorities’s current course to authorities of all state-run hospitals to not interact any non-healthcare personnel in aiding treating medical doctors or paramedics within the strategy of therapy, a safety guard at a was discovered administering an injection to a affected person at a hospital in Angul district.
The incident got here to fore after a video of the incident, which passed off at District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) right here on September 7, went viral on social media. A relative of one other affected person within the hospital had purportedly captured the video earlier than importing it on social media.
Sources mentioned the affected person had visited the hospital after assembly a minor highway accident. Later, he was administered a Tetanus shot by a safety guard.
When requested, Assistant Chief Medical Superintendent Manas Ranjan Biswal mentioned, “We have now begun an inquiry into the matter and motion shall be taken after a radical probe.”
Earlier in August, Well being and Household Welfare Division Further Chief Secretary Pradeepta Kumar Mohapatra had directed authorities of all state-run hospitals directing them to make sure that sufferers visiting the services are handled solely by designated healthcare personnel.