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Govt to pull up erring private hospitals, take strict action under Nursing Cell Act

DNDEL12582 | 12/7/2017 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :506 | Health

Fines likely to be slapped on Max Hospital in Shalimar Bagh and others for refusing treatment to EWS patients

Tightening the noose over private hospitals for not paying fines for refusing free treatment to the poor, the Delhi government on Wednesday said that a decision will be taken on the same in two days.
Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Wednesday said among the private hospitals, Max Hospital in Shalimar Bagh has also been found flouting the rules.
A notice was issued to the hospital on November 22 regarding the treatment given to the EWS patients. “We had found deficiencies in the process of giving treatment to the EWS patients. Even the additional beds which were specially allotted for fewer patients were being used by the hospital after the season was over. The government is preparing a report on all the issues a
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