Published On : Thu, Feb 6th, 2014

Relatives, others create uproar at Mayo over their patient’s death by wrong group of blood

Patient Parshuram Mangal Kolte was admitted to the Surgical Ward of the Mayo Hospital after a road accident three weeks ago. The relatives of the patient alleged Parshuram was given wrong group of blood that subsequently resulted in death of their patient. The doctors allegedly administered blood of wrong group that is ‘A Positive’ instead of ‘O Positive,’ claimed the relatives.

mayoNagpur News: The Mayo Hospital on Thursday morning witnessed uproar and chaos as relatives of a patient, who died yesterday night, alleged utter negligence on the part of the treating doctors.

According to police, the patient Parshuram Mangal Kolte was admitted to the Surgical Ward of the Mayo Hospital after a road accident three weeks ago. The relatives of the patient alleged Parshuram was given wrong group of blood that subsequently resulted death of their patient. According to details, the condition of Parshuram started deteriorating yesterday night following which doctors of the Ward 25 administered blood to the patient. However, the relatives claimed that the doctors gave blood of wrong group that is ‘A Positive’ instead of ‘O Positive.’

Brother of the patient, Ashok Kolte alleged Dr Gajbhiye and his junior doctor had carried out blood transfusion to Parshuram. According to Ashok, the doctors had apologized for the death of the patient. In the morning of Thursday, the relatives, friends and people of the area in large number reached Mayo Hospital and started holding demonstrations demanding severe action against the negligent doctors. The Tehsil police, after getting information of the incident, immediately rushed to Mayo Hospital and pacified the relatives and other people who had gathered in large number. Police assured them of appropriate action against the doctors.