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Delhi: Apollo Hospital sets up inquiry committee into organ sale racket

Delhi: Apollo Hospital sets up inquiry committee into organ sale racket

India Blooms News Service | 08 Jun 2016, 04:19 am
New Delhi, Jun 7 (IBNS): In light of the investigation into the alleged organ sale racket in Delhi, Indraprastha Medical Corporation Limited (Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals) has constituted an independent inquiry committee to look into the matter.

The hospital has invited eminent jurist Justice Mukul Mudgal, former Chief Justice of the Punjab and Haryana High Court to head the committee.

Joining him shall be forensic expert, N.C. Sood along with an eminent medical professional.

The committee shall study the existing system for authorization in the hospital and give its recommendations to ensure that the current approval mechanisms are strengthened.

In the interest of patient safety, it would also suggest safeguards to ensure that such an incident is not repeated in the future.

"Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals has always abided by the law and prides itself in being a responsible healthcare provider with the highest levels of ethics and clinical excellence. The safety and well being of our patients is paramount and we shall take all necessary steps to ensure this intent is met with," a statement from the hospital said.


 

Delhi: Apollo Hospital sets up inquiry committee into organ sale racket

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