New Delhi. The National Medical Commission has made preparations to crack down on such doctors, who arbitrarily charge money from patients. In the recently released draft Code of Conduct of NMC, it has been said that now doctors will not be able to sell expensive branded medicines to patients. However, doctors will not be prohibited from selling medicines for their patients. According to the National Medical Commission, doctors can no longer run open shops or sell medical equipment.
Explain that in the new provision, doctors can sell the same medicine to their patient, which they themselves are treating. Along with this, doctors will also have to ensure that patients will not be exploited. The National Medical Commission has made a number of provisions while making changes in the professional code of conduct for doctors. After this provision of NMC, the patients of small towns will get maximum benefit. Because, it has been seen that doctors running clinics in small towns open their own shops and sell medicines to patients.
In the new provision, doctors can sell the same medicine to their patient, which they are treating themselves.
new guidelines of nmc
Poor people of small towns and villages have to spend more money in the name of treatment. But, now the new changes made by the National Medical Commission are likely to give great relief to the patients. However, doctors running clinics are not prohibited from selling medicines for their patients.
doctors can no longer run open shop
According to the guidelines of the NMC, doctors cannot run an open drug shop or sell medical equipment. He can sell only those medicines, which he is treating himself. Along with this, the NMC has now issued instructions to the doctors to tell the registration number on the prescription as well as the fees in advance.
There are many such laws in the country even before independence, in which doctors have been allowed to give medicines to patients.
can’t discriminate against
The NMA has said that treatment cannot be denied to any patient on the basis of religion. It will now be mandatory to take permission from both husband and wife in case of sterilization. At the same time, medical students from first year to final year will have to tell that they are students, not doctors.
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There are many such laws in the country even before independence, in which doctors have been allowed to give medicines to patients. However, at that time there used to be less medicine shops in the country and doctors also took care of the service spirit. The World Health Organization also allows this. In small towns, this provision was made because doctors treat the patient even after going home.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : June 02, 2022, 19:08 IST