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Bribery going on unabated in most govt hospitals?

HYDERABAD: Despite efforts to usher in ‘integrated affected person beef up products and services’ thru a unmarried agency to keep an eye on bribery at state-run hospitals within the town, the menace continues to hang-out patients.

“In the previous couple of days, now we have paid Rs 150 to security guards,” stated Saira Bi, a customer to Niloufer Hospital, on Sunday. Another fresh submit on social media about intensive bribery at Niloufer Hospital mentions, “Niloufer Hospital, Lakdikapul, has become a trade spot. Money regulations over carrier. From nurses to doctors, from medicines to dressings, the whole lot is completed if we offer cash. How do poor people who imagine in govt nonetheless get handled for their ailments if the situation of the sanatorium is like this,” read a tweet posted through Sathwik Adluri.

Insiders indicate that this has been the norm on the sanatorium, and a change of the contractor providing security products and services (Agile Group) has no longer had any affect.

“It isn't conceivable to keep an eye on bribery without punishing miscreants. If some guards and nurses are terminated, others will fall in line. For that to happen, directors need to make common rounds. Constant tracking of CCTV cameras has no longer happened,” stated a highly-placed supply on the sanatorium.

Health authorities, meanwhile, say that terminations are made for each and every example dropped at mild, but proceedings aren't made ceaselessly.

“We have publish 50-60 boards in each nook of the sanatorium, urging folks to whinge to the superintendent or resident medical officer (RMO). A complaint field has been publish outside the superintendent’s office. People too can electronic mail proceedings to [email protected] but sadly, now we have no longer were given any proceedings. We received’t spare anybody, be it contract employees or group of workers, if they take a bribe and a complaint is made,” stated Dr Ok Ramesh Reddy, director medical schooling, Telangana.

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