Gujarat: Sweeper Seen On Camera Giving Stitches At Civil Hospital, Officials Say It Is An Usual Affair

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August 20th, 2018 / 7:02 PM

Sweeper Gujarat Stiches

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A video of a sweeper (in white shirt) has gone viral after he administered stitches to a patient in the emergency wing at Bharuch Civil Hospital in Gujarat. The resident medical officer of the hospital says that the case will be investigated.

The Logical Indian spoke to a source on the conditions of anonymity, who told us that the incident happened on the night of August 19. When a road accident patient was rushed to the emergency ward for head stitches, a Dr Indira Contractor was the head in-charge during that time.



The Logical Indian also spoke to the Resident medical officer SR Patel, who said “We got the information last night that a class four servant operated the switches (still not sure) on the patient in the supervision of Dr Indira Contractor. We have done the initial investigation and a notice has been given to the doctor and the staff concerned in the case,” he added.

When we asked them if this was normal in the hospital, the source said, “Yes this keeps happening. The doctors take help of other people sometimes.”

He also told us that Dr Indira is a repeat offender. “Last time also we gave her notice and after her clarification, a warning was issued,” he said.

The official told us that the initial inquiry report has been sent to the regional Deputy Director and further course of action will be looked at by higher authorities.

We also tried contacting Dr Indira, but even after repeated attempts, no response was given by her.

According to the NDTV, a similar incident happened in Bulandshahr government hospital, Uttar Pradesh where a sweeper was caught on camera giving stitches to a patient.

Surprisingly, at the same hospital, a ward boy and a sweeper – meant to perform largely janitorial functions – are often seen giving patients tetanus shots.


Also Read: UP: Class 8th Pass Runs Hospital & Performs Surgery On Patient, CMO Assures Strict Action


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