Kolkata: The infant whose finger was chopped off by a nurse at Balurghat Hospital has been brought the SSKM hospital in Kolkata for further treatment and has been kept in the Neonatal ward of the hospital.
The accused nurse has been suspended and the Superintendent of the hospital has been show caused by the state health department.
The parents of the new born have praised the initiative of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and have wished to meet her.
The child was admitted to the hospital with diarrhea in the hospital. The nurse while cutting a drip bandage accidentally sliced the child’s thumb and fled the spot. The child’s relative later found a gushing wound spewing blood and a missing thumb on the same night and reported the matter.