Doctors

Specialist doctors can now work after retirement in Punjab

Punjab Health Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu, in an official statement, said the specialist doctors can serve in the Health and Family Welfare Department after their retirement for five years.

published on : 20th September 2019

Delhi court convicts four people for assaulting doctors, damaging government hospital property 

Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Pawan Singh Rajawat sentenced Bablu, Imran, Nuru and Rashid to six months in jail for the offences under section 186, 427 and 34 of IPC.

published on : 20th September 2019

Sri Lankan doctors strike over salary 'injustice'

The strike caused hardships to the thousands of patients who arrived at state-run hospitals, where doctors were providing only emergency treatment.

published on : 18th September 2019

Junior doctors, ‘drunk’ patients scuffle at Vijayawada GGH

The patients complained that the doctors refused to treat them despite they being severely injured.

published on : 16th September 2019

Fadnavis government proposes quota for medical students who promise to serve in rural areas

If the commitment is broken, however, the student should face severe consequences such as imprisonment apart from cancellation of the degree, the proposal says.

published on : 10th September 2019

Over 75 Pakistan doctors plan to cross LoC to help people in Kashmir

Pakistan health officials said he would seek entrance for 21 doctors and if not possible, they would ask Indian authorities to give access to only three doctors of UHS, PSIM on humanitarian grounds.

published on : 9th September 2019

Doctors in Assam stage protest against 73-year-old colleague’s killing

During the protest which began at 6 am, the doctors took out rallies and held sit-in stirs. They demanded security for medical practitioners at their workplace.

published on : 3rd September 2019

Health ministry invites suggestions on draft bill seeking to prevent violence against doctors

Under this, the ministry has proposed to put a person behind bars with a maximum of 10 years of imprisonment and Rs 10 lakh fine for assaulting a doctor or healthcare personnel.

published on : 3rd September 2019

Assam doctors announce strike after 73-year-old colleague beaten to death by tea garden workers

The Assam state branch of Indian Medical Association (IMA), however, said the doctors would attend to emergency cases in all hospitals.

published on : 2nd September 2019

Draft bill proposes upto 10-year jail for assaulting doctors

According to the draft Bill, those 'grievously hurting' doctors and other healthcare professionals at clinical establishments may face imprisonment of 3-10 years.

published on : 1st September 2019

Safdarjung hospital doctors beaten up, Resident Doctors Association strikes in protest

The two doctors, from the medicine department, were on duty and around 1.30 pm, they were brutally thrashed by the family members of a patient who died during treatment.

published on : 30th August 2019

Healthcare ailing sans doctors   

 Vacant doctor and auxiliary health staff posts have taken a toll on healthcare in Ganjam district.

published on : 28th August 2019

Tamil Nadu doctors' strike: Two medicos hospitalised on day 4 of protest

The health of two government service doctors, who began protest along with four others, to stress on their four-point chart of demands, has deteriorated.

published on : 27th August 2019

Hospitals in Karnataka's Chitradurga get syringes, essential drugs after TNIE report

According to officials, the shortage, was due to a technical glitch in the tendering process at the state-level. 

published on : 25th August 2019

Charter of demands: Six government doctors begin fast-unto-death in Chennai

The striking doctors stressed on their four-point charter of demands including pay hike, 50 per cent reservation for service doctors in PG courses.

published on : 24th August 2019
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