Irregularities in UP govt hospital, CMS suspended

Bulandshahr: The Chief Medical Superintendent of a state-run hospital here was suspended after glaring irregularities were found during an inspection, a top district official said on Friday.

Babu Banarasi Das hospital CMS R K Varma was suspended on Thursday after irregularities were detected in the hospital during a surprise check, District Magistrate Kamini Chauhan said.

During the inspection conducted by health officials on November 29, it was found that patients were being forced to buy medicines from private stores and get their medical tests done from other hospitals, she said.

The patients also alleged ill-treatment by doctors and medical staff, the DM said.

CMS Varma was suspended and attached to additional director of health (Meerut) for not taking action against the erring medical officials, she said.