Neighbourhood News Desk/Avi Arya: A hospital in Uttar Pradesh, has cost the top medical officer of the area his job. The patients had been brought to the government hospital in Unnao by a non-profit for free cataract removal surgery. While such free camps are frequently held, there have been reports of botched operations and infections.
In this case, while the outcome of the operations was not known, there have been multiple violation of rules. Despite the bitter cold, the patients were made to lie on the floor after the operations in pictures from the hospital, they are seen huddling together for warmth. And against all medical norms, the patients were sent away the next morning. After cataract removal surgery, patients are not allowed to get out of bed for 24 hours.