Delhi Government orders probe into Sushruta trauma centre ICU deaths

Delhi Government orders probe into Sushruta trauma centre ICU deathsNew Delhi, Dec 5 : The Government of Delhi has ordered a probe into the death of four ICU patients at the state-run Sushruta Trauma Centre on Tuesday due to the malfunctioning of an oxygen supply machine.

Expressing grief over the incident, Delhi Health Minister A. K Walia said all required steps will be taken to ensure that such incidents do not recur.

Walia said he will hold a meeting to review the functioning of all Delhi Government-run hospitals in the city.

A senior physician of the Guru Tegh Bahadur Hospital. Dr. A K Sethi and Dr. Deepak Tempe, the head of the Department of Anaesthesia at the Govind Ballabh Pant Hospital, have been appointed members of the inquiry committee.

The four patients died after the sudden stoppage of oxygen supply on Tuesday.

According to reports, the alarm indicating oxygen supply shutdown went off at 6.40 a. m. and the supply could not be restored for 30 minutes - a delay that allegedly led to the death of four of the five patients in the ICU at that time. (ANI)


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