NCDRC issues notice to Hyderabad hospital, blood bank in 6 crore negligence claim

Varun Chirumamilla March 24 2018

The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has issued notice to Fernandez Hospital and the Aarohi Blood Bank in Hyderabad in a complaint seeking Rs. 6 crore in damages for a botched platelet transfusion.

The complaint, which has been filed against the hospital, two doctors on its rolls and a Hyderabad-based blood bank, alleges that the parties involved were responsible for a botched platelet transfusion resulting in an infant becoming infected with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).

The complainant, represented by . . .

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