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Chaos at Gomati District Hospital due to negligence of generic medicine counter operator
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Chaos at Gomati District Hospital due to negligence of generic medicine counter operator
PHOTO : Gomati District Hospital Generic medicine counter.TIWN Pic April 29

UDAIPUR, April 30 (TIWN): In yet another negligence of hospital staffs of Gomati District Hospital the generic medicine counter operator given wrong medicine to the patient party on April 28.

According to sources, the doctor wrote one tablet in the prescription but the generic medicine counter operator given one injection. The patient party went to the doctor along with the injection given by the generic medicine counter operator. After watching the injection the doctor became angry and called the operator. As a result a chaos was created by the patient party at the hospital.

Later, after being assured by the doctor that strict action will be taken against the operator the situation came under control.      

It is to be mentioned here that as per the guideline of Indian Medical Council (Professional Conduct, Etiquette and Ethics Regulation- 2002) use of generic names of drugs in prescription by the doctors became mandatory unless there is no such generic medicine items available in the stores. Apart from this guideline, the High Court of Tripura on WP(C) (PIL) 01 of 2013 on September 10 and 24, 2013, July 14, 2014 and lastly on November 11, 2014 instructed the concerned authority to issue instructions to the doctors working in the government hospitals or in their private clinic unless there is no generic drug of the type available.

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