Hyderabad: Following the deaths of five women who underwent Cesarean section deliveries at Niloufer Hospital, the services of superintendent Dr C. Suresh Kumar, and resident medical officer Dr K. Usha Rani surrendered to the director of health and medical education.
A three-member committee headed by senior anaesthetologist Dr Deep Raj Singh and two gynaecologists was appointed on February 6. A day later, collector Rahul Bojja was appointed by the state government to conduct an inquiry into the deaths that occurred in the course of a week and to furnish a detailed report within a week. The probe is still under-way.
Dr Shailaja, superintendent of Government Maternity Hospital, Sultan Bazaar, has been appointed the new superintendent of Niloufer Hospital.
The director of medical education and health will file a compliance report to the government immediately, sources told this newspaper....