Pulwama woman dies after giving birth to baby girl, family alleges negligence

MS district hospital Pulwama says will investigate matter

Pulwama: A woman from Pulwama died after giving birth to a baby girl even as her family members alleged that she died due to medical negligence at district hospital Pulwama.

The woman has been identified as Anisa Jan wife of Feroz Ahmad Mir of Rakh village of Pulwama.

One of her relatives told KNO that Anisa was in a good condition and was operated upon at around 9 pm yesterday evening at district hospital Pulwama.

He alleged that despite informing the doctors that patient had severe pain, they didn’t pay any heed. “The doctors repeatedly told us her condition is good, however, at 3 am they said she need to be shifted to LD hospital and when we reached LD, doctors there informed us she is almost dead.”

The family members demanded thorough investigation into the matter.

Meanwhile, a senior doctor at LD told KNO that patient had developed some complications at district hospital Pulwama and was referred in shock to LD, where she was received at around 4:30 am.

“We informed her family members that she is almost dead and as per protocol she was taken to theatre for resuscitation but she collapsed,” he said.

Meanwhile, medical superintendent DH Pulwama Dr A G Dar told KNO that they will investigate the matter and find out the cause of referral and death as well.

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