IMCH probe report today

Staff Reporter

KOZHIKODE: The report of the departmental inquiry conducted into the incident in which a Grade I employee allegedly photographed patients in the primary area of the labour room at the Institute of Maternal and Child Health (IMCH) of Government Medical College will be submitted to the IMCH Superintendent on Thursday. A panel including Dr. Uma Devi, Head of Department of Gynaecology, and Dr. C. Sreekumar, Resident Medical Officer, conducted a hearing on Tuesday and Wednesday. Dr. Sreekumar said the employee against whom the complaint was filed for alleged use of a cell phone camera in the labour room failed to turn up for the hearing. Duty staff present at the labour room on July 24, when the incident allegedly took place, were examined.

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