Woman delivers baby at hospital’s entrance due to lack of facilities


Puri: Tension prevailed on the premise of Puri DHH after a pregnant woman delivered her baby at the hospital entrance due to alleged medical negligence.

According to sources, the woman reached the District Headquarters Hospital in a 102 ambulance last night. While all the formalities at the medical were completed by her husband, she remained at the hospital entrance due to lack of facilities.

The woman’s family members alleged that the elevator was out of service and wheelchairs were not available to carry her through the ramp. They also levelled allegations that the hospital staff including the doctors did not attend the patient immediately.

Being unable to reach the operation theatre, the woman gave birth to a baby boy at the hospital entrance.

Following this incident, palpable tension prevailed in the hospital as the family members demanded necessary action against the concerned authorities, sources said.

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