The Mohali Drug Inspector has moved a Mohali court against the Fortis Hospital for allegedly trying to administer an expired injection to a US citizen around two years ago. After the victim’s son had complained to the authorities back in April 2012, the Mohali civil surgeon found the hospital staff guilty of carelessness in July that year. Later, the complaint had been marked to the drug inspector.
Drug Inspector Amit Lakhanpal has now filed a complaint in the court of Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) SM Garg after holding a detailed inquiry into the incident. The complaint was filed against “Fortis Hospital, Sector 62; Colonel HS Chehal, responsible person; Dinesh Chander, qualified person; Seema, pharmacist; and Monika Thakur, staff nurse” on July 22.
According to the complaint, Chandigarh resident Kanwarjit Singh had complained against the hospital on April 18, 2012, for “using and administering expired drugs”. He had also sent a photograph of the expired drug and alleged that the staff were about to administer an injection expired a year ago on his mother Balbir Kaur, a US citizen who was admitted in the hospital.
- Bigg Boss 10 Day 3 Review: Celebs Fail To Do Well in First Task
- Airtel Offers 10GB Data At Rs 259 For New 4G Smartphone Users
- Aamir Khan Starrer Dangal’s Trailer Launched: First Impressions
- TMC Supporters Attack BJP Leader Babul Supriyo
- Sri Lankan Navy Apprehends 20 Indian Fishermen
- Hillary Clinton accuses Donald Trump of being Vladimir Putin’s ‘puppet’
- Senior UP Congress Leader Rita Bahuguna Joshi Joins BJP
- Missing JNU Student: VC Gives Ultimatum To Students Over ‘Illegal Confinement’
- US Presidential Debate: Donald Trump Calls Hillary Clinton ‘A Nasty Woman’
- Hasselblad True Zoom Mod Review
- Honor 8 First Look Video
- Apple Watch 2: Review, Price And Features
- Delhi HC Dismisses Kejriwal’s Plea For Stay In Criminal Defamation Case
- Gulzar Shares An Interesting Anecdote Behind The Lyrics of ‘Humne Dekhi Hai’ Song
- Diya Mirza Displays Her Painting Skills At An Art Festival In Mumbai
Later in July, an inquiry by the district health authorities found that the injection which was going to be administered on Kaur had expired one year prior to the date of issue. The inquiry report said that at the time of issuing any drug from the store, it is the shopkeeper’s duty to check the expiry date of the drug. After that, the duty staff are responsible to check it before giving it to the patient.
Drug Inspector Lakhanpal, in his complaint, said that the hospital has contravened various sections of the Drugs and Cosmetics Rules punishable under Section 27 (D) of Drugs and Cosmetics Act by stocking and dispensing the drug after its expiry date.