Health Ministry orders probe on operation on wrong knee

Peradeniya hospitalThe Health Ministry has ordered an investigation on an operation conducted on the wrong knee of a patient at the Peradeniya hospital.

The child had sought treatment at the hospital for a swelling on her right knee but the doctors had operated her left knee instead.

The parents of the child had made a complaint regarding the incident.

The Health Ministry said that a comprehensive investigation has been launched into the complaint. (Colombo Gazette)

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