Patients living in remote areas of State rely on quacks due to non-availability of facilities at PHCs & govt hosps
While doctors with MBBS are upgraded to pay band 4 only after 20 years of service, they want it to be made 12 years.
The Minister also revealed plans to further strengthen the Primary Health Centres in the State.
A senior Health official said the State government is planning to recruit specialists at base level posts with higher salary and additional perks.
The doctors affiliated to Kerala Government Medical Officers’ Association (KGMOA) will stage protests in front of the offices of DHS and district medical offices on Tuesday.
Doctors working in Primary Health Centres (PHCs) across the State will soon get vehicle allowance.
The apex court was hearing a petition seeking directions to the authorities to ensure adequate security at hospitals and medical centres to prevent attacks on doctors and healthcare workers.
“It’s better if you restrain accusing other systems,” CJI told Solicitor General Tushar Mehta.
A video of the incident, which took place on Thursday, went viral on social media and Chief Medical and Health Officer Rakesh Sharma confirmed that an inquiry had been ordered.
Practitioners rue about huge gap in budget allocation for Ayush and allopathic medicine
The Doctors for Social Justice (DSJ), a forum of healthcare professionals, in association with Pattithara grama panchayat and Thrithala Together, a local collective, has commenced the study.
“Doctors should offer their services on humanitarian grounds and save lives. They should not be involved in such activities.
However, the management of Sudha Hospital moved the Madras High Court, which quashed the department’s order, and the seal was removed.
The complex surgery, by a team of doctors at Montefiore Health System in New York City, lasted four hours.
Early in the week, four health department officials were suspended for the alleged violation of rules with regard to the recent transfers in the department.
Safety of medicines also questionable as post-marketing surveillance not done properly
The ministry said in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday that it did not have data on the number of doctors who have died across the country due to Covid-19.
They also want their stipends to be regularised and enhanced on par with central institutions like AIIMS or State-funded institutions like the NIMS.
As the number of patients is increasing due to heavy rains in the State, the DME instructed all the general and maternity hospitals to start outpatient services in the evening from 4 pm to 6 pm on all
The Gujarat HC had recently directed the state government to make sure ICUs in private hospitals were situated on the ground floor.