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Ctg clinic accused of negligence in stillbirth case

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Health Desk—Oct 04, 2017: A private hospital in Chittagong city has been accused of negligence by a woman who lost her baby during childbirth early Monday.

According to the sources, Somaya Afrin, a housewife, on Tuesday submitted a complaint to Fatikchhari upazila nirbahi officer (UNO) accusing the duty doctor, nurses and cleaners of Care Point Hospital of being negligent which resulted in her baby's death during delivery.

Somaya said she reached the hospital in labour at 4:25am on Monday but a female duty doctor, who was sleeping in her room at that time, went to see her some half-an-hour later.

UNO Dipak Kumar Roy in this connection said he advised the family to lodge a case with the civil surgeon of Chittagong.

The family is preparing to file a case.

However, the on-duty doctor could not be reached over the phone.