Junior Doctors strike work

Telangana junior doctors have declared an indefinite strike. They will continue covid emergency services for the next two days Hyderabad: The Telangana Junior Doctors Association (T-JUDA)  to go on strike from May 26, 2021. Except for Covid emergency services, junior doctors are boycotting all other medical services. T-JUDA is demanding  a 15 percent hike in […]

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Doctors can walk into jobs

Keeping in mind the hike in the number of covid patients, hospitals have started recruiting new doctors. Ludhina: Hospitals across the country have started conducting recruitments, to hire new doctors for treating covid patients as  the health system of the country nearly collapsed.   Karnataka has hired 1,763 new doctors under direct, walk-in recruitment. This includes […]

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All sweat and no air makes PPE kits unbearable

Studies suggest that PPE kits make it difficult for health care professionals to work efficiently. Bengaluru: Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) kits prove to be a thorn in the flesh for frontline workers who work in long shifts treating COVID-19 patients. Blurred vision, inability to access the washrooms, menstrual problems and not being able to drink […]

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Stress challenging doctors to stay sane

Doctors across India fighting with Covid are also struggling with mental health challenges. The pandemic has left them overworked with no time to spare for their near and dear ones.                Vapi – Doctors are facing mental health challenges. While working constantly overtime to look after Covid patients. This has left them with […]

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Women staff of Victoria Hospital in Trauma

City’s major hospital fails to provide any safety support system to its women staff. Neetu Saini Around 30 women working in the Trauma Care and Emergency Centre of Victoria Hospital have written letters to the Bangalore Medical College and Research Institution (BMCRI) administration, complaining against the misbehaviour of Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Dr Madhusudan Ramdas. […]

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Sindagi suffers from lack of doctors

The government hospital, PHCs and sub-centres of Sindagi taluk deprive of specialised doctors and medical staff.  By Manasvi Gupta Samshed Begum Mullah of Ganihar village in Sindagi had to undergo her surgery in another district after suffering from a heart attack because of unavailability of doctors in her taluk. Sindagi has 76.82 per cent vacancy […]

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Medical Negligence

After several cases have been registered in consumer courts, the online platform of the Indian Consumer Complaints Forum is now flooded with medical negligence grudges. By Lanka Samanth Bangalore, April 10, 2019. Hospital patients are complaining about mistreatment, misdiagnosis, fraudulent billing by hospitals, and overcharging in a few hospitals. These complaints are being filed in […]

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