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Kerala Clinical Establishments Bill introduced

Press Trust of India  |  Thiruvananthapuram 

A bill to regulate the functioning of clinical establishments,including in hospitals, was introduced in the assembly today and was referred to the subject committee for further steps.

The Bill titled 'Clinical Establishments (Registration and Regulation), 2017', was moved by Health Minister K K Shailaja.

The bill stated that nearly 70 per cent of health services are being carried out in private hospitals, dispensaries and laboratories and that there was no to effectively control its functioning.

It said had decided to bring in a suitable to regulate these institutions after holding discussions with experts in this filed

The bill also envisages steps to check the fee for tests and negligence in these institutions.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, August 10 2017. 20:22 IST