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Health department to buy more beds for Vijayawada Government General Hospital

It is also planning to use the services of private doctors to meet staff crunch. In most of government hospitals, the patient-bed ratio is not according to the guidelines of the MCI.

published on : 1st September 2018

Enquiry into anaesthesia overdose at private hospital in Vijayawada

The relatives of the patient alleged that the doctor, who performed the surgery was to be blamed and asked the authorities to take action against him.

published on : 29th August 2018

Vijayawada government hospital mortuary reeks of bribe stench

Surprisingly several senior officials and doctors working in the hospital admitted that there was large-scale malpractice going on in the mortuary and this incident was neither first nor unrelated.

published on : 29th August 2018

Woman ‘falls to death’ from Government General Hospital bed

The district administration has announced an immediate relief of Rs 1 lakh for the woman’s family in addition to the Rs 5 lakh compensation they are eligible to seek under Chandranna Bima.

published on : 29th August 2018

Doctor demands Rs 5,000 from kin of dead for autopsy, suspended

The relatives of the deceased recorded the conversation and brought the matter to the notice of MLA Bonda Umamaheswara Rao, following which the doctor finally conducted the postmortem.

published on : 28th August 2018

80 kg gelatine sticks exploded at quarry site: Nimmakayala Chinarajappa

In Friday’s blast, 11 lost their lives while five who sustained severe burns were battling for their lives.

published on : 5th August 2018

Maternity hospital that has one gynaecologist, no paediatrician

What’s worse, the hospital does not have a single paediatrician, though the allotted strength is four. 

published on : 3rd August 2018

80-year-old Tirupati beggar with Rs 1.4 lakh fortune woman dies

The 80-year-old beggar woman who had amassed a fortune of `1.4 lakh, but lost half of it to demonetisation, died on Sunday morning while undergoing treatment at SVR Ruia Government General Hospital.

published on : 4th June 2018

Chittoor cops give shot in the arm for government hospital

Chittoor Police have shown their philanthropic side by transforming the rundown Chittoor Government General Hospital into a pleasant place for patients.

published on : 1st June 2018

Vijayawada: Ambulance beyond reach

GGH’s four ambulances are more than 10-15 years old and without any life support system. Shortage of drivers is another problem that cripples crucial public health service in Vijayawada

published on : 17th April 2018

Not one paediatric surgeon at mother and child Government General Hospital of Andhra Pradesh

The 90-year-old hospital doesn’t have a single paediatric surgeon, forcing general surgeons to tend to patients during emergencies.

published on : 12th April 2018

Doctors in Chennai use new method to treat giant cell tumour

Doctors in the Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital tried a new technique in treating giant cell tumour.

published on : 4th April 2018

No relief for patients of Andhra Pradesh's Kakinada hospital as doctors continue protest

Hundreds of patients visiting Kakinada Government General Hospital (GGH) may have to suffer the ordeal for another day as junior doctors have decided to continue their strike on Monday.

published on : 12th March 2018

Heads to roll as probe confirms Kurnool Government General Hospital case diversions

Following the reports in these columns about the irregularities in KGGH, a probe was conducted by Joint Collector V Prasanna Venkatesh and District Medical and Health Officer. 

published on : 25th February 2018

In six years, not a single patient underwent stent procedure in Andhra Pradesh's Kurnool Government General Hospital

Most of the cases were diverted from the KGGH to various private hospitals, allegedly by some doctors for commission.

published on : 24th February 2018
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