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Indian MPs criticise care in medical clinics for government employees

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: (Published 19 August 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f5136
  1. Meera Kay
  1. 1Bangalore

The quality of medical care provided to government employees, retired MPs, and their dependants through India’s Central Government Health Scheme has been criticised in a report by MPs.

The Department-Related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Health and Family Welfare said in its report that clinics run under the scheme were understaffed and lacked basic infrastructure and that care was often delivered by uncaring and indifferent doctors …

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