Relatives protest as nurse injects ‘expired glucose’ to patient at SDH Keller

SRINAGAR — The residents of Ringward Keller area Tuesday staged a protest over injecting an expired glucose injection to a patient at SDH Keller in Shopian district on Monday.

Local sources told news agency Kashmir Dot Com that inhabitants of village Ringwad Kellar held a protest and alleged that the doctors of Sub district hospital Keller injected an expired Glucose injection to a patient identified as Soni, wife of Aarif Hussain, a resident of Ringwad during treatment.

They said the protesters closed all Medical Shops near SDH Kellar and demanded action against the staff members involved in injecting ‘expired glucose’ to a patient.

CMO Shopian, Dr. Arshad Hussain Tak when contacted said that one nurse , namely Muneera, has been suspended and an inquiry has been initiated in this regard.

He said a team has been sent to the hospital to check the allegations and accordingly the department will initiate the action against the involved health employees. — (KDC)