Government hospitals withholding information from patients is professional misconduct: Madras High Court

All hospitals, Government or private are liable to maintain medical records and provide the same to the patient or their attendants within 72 hours of a request, the Court added.
Madras High Court
Madras High Court

The Madras High Court recently observed that government hospitals withholding information from their patients or attendants would amount to professional misconduct and result in tortious liability. [Jothi vs The State and Ors.]

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