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Can doctor, surgeon, consultant be held liable for not rendering service or facility
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta,  25 April 2019
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Can doctor, surgeon, consultant be held liable for not rendering service or facility which is not available in the hospital?The doctor cannot be held liable for not rendering a facility which was not available in the hospital. However, if hospitals knowingly fail to provide some amenities that are fundamental for the patients, then it would certainly amount to medical malpractice but for the same the doctor cannot be held liable for medical negligence.
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