Surgeon Buys a Retractor from eBay

by Medindia Content Team on  May 20, 2006 at 3:18 PM General Health News
RSS Email Print This Page Comment
Surgeon Buys a Retractor from eBay
Kevin Murray, a General Surgeon, went ahead and purchased a medical equipment from an internet auction site, eBay, without seeking the official permission from the hospital authorities. Apparently, he had already purchased Ģ45,000 of equipment for his novel operating theater at James Paget Hospital, Gorleston, Norfolk. A retractor, which was much needed, had slipped his mind when he placed the huge order.
Advertisement

Since a retractor is critical equipment in an operation theater, the surgeon, with a motive to save time, placed the order without seeking official permission. The equipment was subsequently seized by the hospital and after customary checks and procedures, was inducted into Dr.Murray's operation theater.

Advertisement
Roy Haynes, director of operations at the hospital, said: "When he was appointed Mr. Murray was not aware of administrative procedures we have in place where instruments are concerned."

Advertisement

Post your Comments

Comments should be on the topic and should not be abusive. The editorial team reserves the right to review and moderate the comments posted on the site.
* Your comment can be maximum of 2500 characters
Notify me when reply is posted
I agree to the terms and conditions
guest Monday, May 22, 2006

he did what he had to do, because he cares.

Advertisement

News A - Z

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

News Search

Medindia Newsletters

Subscribe to our Free Newsletters!

Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.

Advertisement

Advertisement
Advertisement

Stay Connected

  • Available on the Android Market
  • Available on the App Store

Facebook

News Category

News Archive