HRDA asks ministry to address PHC, CHC shortage

Another issue that has been often spoken about, is the need for an anti-quakery law that will regulate and restrict rural medical practitioners and private medical practitioners.

published on : 19th May 2019

116 iron nails, wire removed from man's stomach in Bundi

The patient, identified as Bhola Shankar, had come for a medical check-up on Sunday following pain in the stomach for the last few days.

published on : 14th May 2019

Aimed at reducing mortality, government doctors in TN are being trained on life-saving techniques

A total of 300 doctors and nurses serving with the government hospital and medical colleges located in Vellore, Tiruvannamalai, Krishnagiri and Villupuram will be undergoing the training.

published on : 6th May 2019

Government doctors to hold demonstrations in June over NEET, PG quota issues

Seek to restore 50% reservation for government service doctors in PG medical admissions

published on : 1st May 2019

Junior doctors, health varsity VC spar over private practice

Kaloji University VC blames private practice for students’ poor performance, proposes setting up biometric attendance systems.

published on : 19th April 2019

Experts in Bengaluru advise caution as TikTok app becomes new rage

Doctors say that this is a new kind of addiction in the city, affecting the youth and children alike.

published on : 10th April 2019

Goa government extends retirement age of its doctors from 60 to 62

Among those who will benefit reportedly is the brother of deputy chief minister Manohar Ajgaonkar. The Dy CM's brother, Dr Shrikant, is employed in the ESI hospital in South Goa.

published on : 7th April 2019

Strike by junior doctors hits medical services at Osmania General Hospital

Medical services at  Osmania General Hospital were affected on Wednesday following boycott of duties by junior doctors. 

published on : 4th April 2019

Osmania General Hospital junior doctors to go on strike from today

Junior doctors are medicos pursuing post-graduation, internships and other courses in medical colleges who offer services in the associated hospitals.

published on : 3rd April 2019

Just 32 per cent of government doctors make it to PG rank list

As per the rank list, of the total 6,394 doctors in the rank list for PG medical admissions, 4,360 are non-service doctors and 2,034 service doctors. 

published on : 1st April 2019

Doctors still avoid serving in rural areas, rues Madras High Court

The judge further noted that doctors in city-based multi-speciality hospitals/government hospitals are provided with multifarious equipment.

published on : 30th March 2019

Queen Elizabeth II praises contribution of Indian doctors in UK

The 92-year-old monarch received Ghanashyam at Buckingham Palace for the presentation of letters of credence ceremony, which marks the formal launch of a new envoy's tenure in the UK.

published on : 28th March 2019

Nine maternal deaths in one year: Tamil Nadu doctors, staff to face criminal action

A criminal case is to be filed against the erring officers and paramedical staff for neglecting the blood transfusion reactions which resulted in the deaths in Dharmapuri and Krishnagiri districts.

published on : 26th March 2019

Ayushman Bharat a channel to transfer public money into private hands: Doctors at AIIMS event

Referring to the implementation of such healthcare schemes in the past, sector experts pressed for urgent need to strengthen publicly funded hospitals to offer universal health care.

published on : 21st March 2019

On leave for up to 7 years, 267 government doctors may get fired

The State Health Department is planning to terminate the services of doctors on unauthorised leave from government service.

published on : 19th March 2019
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