The doctors have been charged under Sections 341, 323, 506 (Criminal intimidation), 294 of IPC.
As expected, the newly set up Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) unit at the Cuttack SCB Medical College has swung into action with full speed. As many as two patients have been admitted to the special life-support ward of the hospital in the last two days.
Cuttack: Living his parents’ dreams, Deepak Samal – a young slum dweller from Balikuda area in Cuttack, has followed what Bruce Lee had said “the successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus” a little too seriously and how! He knows nothing other than hard work and focus, since the day he has been […]
Rayagada: It is said the virtue of a father can be seen in the goals and aspirations he sets for himself as well as his kids. Ladi Sameswar Rao of Gudiabandha under Padmapur block of Rayagada district also had woven dreams for his son to be a doctor, and Rakesh, like most kids do, started […]
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday announced a Rs 1000 crore plan for the development of SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack into a state-of-the-art, 3,000-bed integrated hospital. The Chief Minister said the premier medical college will be developed into one of the top three hospitals in the country. “We will create […]
Bhadrak: A minor girl who was found in a critical condition under Kochila River bridge near Arjunpur under Dhusuri Police limits died while undergoing treatment at SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack today. The reason behind the injuries sustained by the girl and circumstances which led her to the place meanwhile is still shrouded […]
Dhenkanal: A couple was killed while four others sustained critical injuries in road mishap at Old Cuttack-Sambalpur Road under Bhapur Outpost near Jaripal in the district today. The deceased have been identified as Pratap Chandra Patnaik and his wife Lilabati. As per reports, the couple was travelling towards Angul in a car when their vehicle […]
Bhubaneswar: Six members of a family embarked on a journey in a car from Rourkela to Bhubaneswar Friday night. Hardly did they know that their journey would turn fatal. Late last night near Kamgara on Kamakhyanagar-Dhenkanal road in Dhenkanal district, their car suddenly lost balance and turned turtle after hitting a wild boar on the […]
Cuttack: A fire broke out in the Hepatology department of the SCB Medical College and Hospital here today triggering panic among the patients and attendants. However, no one was injured in the incident as all the patients were shifted out of the ward immediately. The hospital authorities informed that the mishap occurred due to a […]
Cuttack: Frequent cases of medical negligence coupled with crippled healthcare system in Odisha have made a mockery of the much-touted ‘Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana’, the government has been boasting about. That too at the cost of refusing to implement Centre’s flagship healthcare scheme ‘Ayushman Bharat’. Apart from the numerous cases of unavailability of ambulance service, […]
Cuttack: The district administration today constituted a six-member team led by ADM (Revenue) Raghuram Iyer to probe the Chlorine gas leakage incident on SCB premises on Wednesday. The team will comprise officials of the public health division, additional director of Factories & Boilers Directorate and SCB superintendent. The district collector has asked the team to […]