Courts Update PIL seeking help desks at Covid hospitals, Delhi HC...

PIL seeking help desks at Covid hospitals, Delhi HC tags plea with similar matter


New Delhi, May 21 (ILNS): The Delhi High Court has today tagged a Public Interest Litigation seeking to set up a centralized agency along with help-desks outside every Covid-19 hospital in Delhi for helping the patients locate a bed in another hospital, who cannot be admitted in that particular hospital. The court will hear the matter on Monday.

A divisional bench of Justice Vipin Sanghi and Justice Jasmeet Singh noted: “If you would have seen our proceedings, we are already dealing with this issue, we have asked the hospitals to provide information to the Amicus in this regard, another is with regards to the real time data on the website, we have asked them to do that, third thing was that there has to be a waiting list which we have already considered and rejected.”

The petition has been filed by Manjit Singh through Senior Advocate Vivek Sood and Advocate Anish Singh stating, “…in the health crisis, Delhi hospitals are following a deplorable VIP culture of allocating beds to Covid-19 patients. Thus, in order to overcome the said “VIP culture” and to ensure fairness and transparency, there should be a mechanism to ensure fair allocation of the hospital beds to common man.”

Sood submitted, “We have a submission that we can at least have a help desk, here every body is not equipped to use these applications and websites. We want a fair and a transparent system.”

Whereas, Justice Sanghi contended, “Please visualise the situation we were in, the problem is when you have 5000 beds and your requirement is 50000 then the request of putting a system rumbles.” ILNS/GM/SS


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