Govt urged to enact Sen panel report

Source: S.O. News Service | By Shahid Mukhtesar | Published on 14th November 2017, 12:54 PM | Coastal News |

Sirsi: Seeking intervention of the State government to implement Justice Vikramjit Sen Committee, Indian Medical Association local unit members submitted a memorandum to Law Minister T B Jayachandra, on Sunday, in Sirsi.

The demand to implement Sen committee report, which was formed on amending Karnataka Private Medical Establishments (KPME) Act-2007 has not been recognized by Health Department, committee members sought State government's intervention. They called for withdrawal of Grievance Redressal Committee, which primarily covers receipt and processing of complaints from citizens and consumers, to take action on any issue raised by them to avail services more effectively in medical filed.

“Its is not right to imprison a doctors over treatment failure, and imbalances in hospital charges,” they said.

Doctors Mahesh Hegde, Dinesh Hegde, Asha Anand, Ramesh Hegde and MLA Shivram Hebbar petitioned the minister.

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