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Dr KK Aggarwal and Ms Ira Gupta, 18 June 2018
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Samira Kohli vs Dr. Prabha Manchanda and Anr, SCI, Civil Appeal No. 1949 of 2004, 16.01.2008

“Consent in the context of a doctor-patient relationship, means the grant of permission by the patient ...MORE

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What happens if the state medical council does not decide t
Dr KK Aggarwal and Ms Ira Gupta, 17 June 2018
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If the state medical council does not decide the matter in six months, then the case can be taken over by the MCI. The MCI Code of Ethics Section 8.7 is self explanatory in this regard.

MCI Act 8.7:...MORE

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Can the councils direct to attend CMEs as a form of punishme
Dr KK Aggarwal and Ms Ira Gupta, 16 June 2018
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Yes. In one of its orders, DMC/DC/F.14/Comp.591/2010/19th April, 2010, the Delhi Medical Council stated “A two year old child with a right divergent squint for last one year (approx.) and fundus showing an RD in ...MORE

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Can the MCI dispose of a complaint if the complainant withdr
Dr KK Aggarwal and Ms Ira Gupta, 15 June 2018
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Yes. The following case clarifies this.

In its order (F.No. 196/2011), the Ethics Committee noted as follows:

“The Ethics Committee considered the matter and noted that despite notice dated 10.10 ...MORE

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Is it necessary for both the complainant and the defendant t
Dr KK Aggarwal and Ms Ira Gupta, 14 June 2018
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Yes: MCI Order: Appeal against order dated 18.11.2011 passed by Uttar Pradesh Medical Council filed by complainant against treating doctor (F.No.431/2011):

“The Ethics Committee considered the matter with ...MORE

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Can MCI review its own decision?
Dr KK Aggarwal and Ms Ira Gupta, 13 June 2018
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In one of its orders, MCI-211(2)/2011-Ethics/ F.No. 396/2009, the Ethics Committee of MCI observed: “The Ethics Committee considered the complaint against Dr. Rakesh Verma and noted that as per Regulations as we ...MORE

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