Jaipur: A senior doctor working with a
government hospital was on Sunday relieved from duty and asked to
report to state authorities following a misconduct complaint
by a junior female resident doctor.
Hospital authorities, however said, a committee formed
to probe the allegations has submitted its report and failed
to find evidence of misconduct and the matter has been
referred to Female Grievances Redressal Cell of the college
for further probe.
"It was decided today to relieve the Dr Harlal from
his duty at the SMS hospital following the complaint. He will
now report to the state medical and health directorate," Dr
Subhash Nepaliya, Principal of SMS government medical college,
"A four-member committee constituted yesterday
following the complaint also submitted its report today but
the committee members did not find any evidence. The resident
doctor has maintained her statements regarding misconduct and
misbehaviour at the workplace, so the matter was transferred
to Female Grievances Redressal Cell," he said.
A junior resident doctor (Anaesthesia) had alleged
yesterday that Dr Harlal, a medical officer, misbehaved with
her during night shift at ICU.
Both the senior doctor and the junior resident were on
night duty in the new ICU on Friday night. The junior doctor
filed the complaint next morning with the hospital