Patient provided blood test reports without taking samples in SDH Pattan  


SRINAGAR: Amid tall claims of directorate of health services of better health care in territory hospitals and PHC’s, a patient at SHD Pattan was provided test report without any samples taken.

Sources told PTK that a patient namely Muzamil resident of Buran Pattan felt some pain in his hand and he was rushed to  Sub District Hospital Pattan for checkup under Ticket No 132717 where doctor advised him to make some blood tests.

As per the receipts Muzamil has paid Rs 160 under receipt no 24328, but ironically a laboratory Assistant at the SDH have provided him test reports without taking blood samples.

Sources said that a doctor who treated Muzamil was to see patient with test reports within minutes after he suggested him blood examinations. Adding that after verifying the facts, the doctor came to know that laboratory Assistant has given blood test report without taking any blood sample from the patient.

Sources said that the doctor informed BMO Pattan Dr Masarat Iqbal who immediately issued suspension orders to the Lab Assistant. (PTK)