Uttar Prandesh: Bahraich DM orders FIR against government doctor for prescribing drugs outside market

PTI Dec 02, 2019

The district magistrate of Uttar Pradesh's Bahraich has ordered an FIR to be registered against a government doctor for prescribing medicine from the market, when it is mandated to be given in the hospital itself.

During a surprise inspection on Saturday, District Magistrate Shambhu Kumar was informed by patients that Dr Vikas, who is posted at the community health centre in Payagpur block, was prescribing medicine from a pharmacy in the local market. Kumar ordered for an FIR to be filed against the doctor for going against the prescribed rules. The DM also directed authorities to initiate a probe against the medical store and warned doctors not to force patients to buy medicine from outside.


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