Tag: District Headquarters Hospital

Shortage of doctors plagues healthcare services in Jagatsinghpur DHH
Shortage of doctors plagues healthcare services in Jagatsinghpur DHH

Angry patients expressed displeasure and wondered if the appointment of doctors was only on pen and paper.

  • Sunday, 02 October 2022
Khordha District Headquarters Hospital sans BP machine; Collector expresses discontentment
Khordha DHH runs sans BP machine, patients call it 'shameful'; CDMO summoned

The district collector however expressed his displeasure after not finding blood pressure machine at the hospital.

  • Friday, 24 June 2022
Fire breaks out in Keonjhar district headquarters hospital

Keonjhar: More than 40 patients undergoing treatment at the Surgery ward of Keonjhar district headquarters hospital (DHH) had a narrow escape after a fire broke out in the ward this morning. As per reports, relatives of the patients spotted smoke emanating from the store room of the Surgery department and raised an alarm. Along with […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Patients rue lack of facilities at newly-inaugurated Malkangiri district headquarters hospital

Malkangiri: Patients are grappling with lack of healthcare facilities at the newly-inaugurated Malkangiri district headquarter hospital. The new hospital which was inaugurated by CM Naveen Patnaik a couple of months back is yet to be functional beyond its OPD (outpatient department) and the pathology lab. “Even after two hours of my arrival, the doctor was […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Medical apathy in Odisha hospitals; 2 die in separate incidents

Dhenkanal: In two separate cases of sheer medical negligence in Odisha, one person died in Dhenkanal after he was left unattended by doctor while a boy died in Jagatsinghpur in the absence of doctors. In the first case, the patient died allegedly after he was left unattended inside the Dhenkanal district headquarters hospital today following […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
BJP protests transfer of 45 doctors in Mayurbhanj

Baripada: Palpable tension ran high at the District headquarters hospital (DHH) in Mayurbhanj today after BJP workers staged an agitation in the hospital premises over the transfer of 45 doctors from different hospitals of the district. According to sources the state government has notified for transfer of 45 doctors working at various community healthcare centres […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Doctor takes selfie in OT of Jeypore hospital while operating on patient

Jeypore: A controversy has surfaced in the District headquarters hospital (DHH) here in Koraput district after a photograph of doctors operating in the operation theatre went viral on social media. According to sources, a doctor had taken a selfie with a mobile phone inside the newly functional operation theatre and the photo was later uploaded […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Death of minor girl sparks tension in Bolangir hospital

Bolangir: Tension ran high at the district headquarters hospital (DHH) in Bolangir following the death of a girl child allegedly due to medical negligence. As per reports, the girl hailing from Lanjigaon in Nuapada district was admitted to the hospital on Sunday following some ailments. Even though her condition was critical, the doctors on duty […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
2 critically injured in bear attack in Nuapada

Nuapada: Two persons were critically injured in a bear attack in Komna block of Nuapada. The injured have been identified as Jadu Biswal and Binash Kumar Niyal. According to sources, both Jadu and Binash had gone to the forest to attend nature’s call when they were attacked by a bear. Initially, the injured were admitted […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Staff shortage despite facilities hits patient care in Khurda

Khurda: There seems to be no end to the miseries of patients depending on Khurda district headquarters hospital even as crores of rupees have been spent by Odisha government for its complete makeover with a modern maternal and child and trauma care centre. Though two months passed to the inauguration of the mother and child […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Widow in Odisha forced to pay bribe for son’s post mortem report

Khurda: In a shocking incident, a widow was forced to pay bribe to get the post mortem report of her son at the District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) in Khurda. As per sources, Kataki Bewa, a resident of Mansingpur village in Khurda, had given some prawn, crabs and Rs 8,000 to sweeper Jagu Dalei to get […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Plaster from Bhawanipatna hospital ceiling falls down, woman injured

Bhawanipatna: A woman undergoing treatment at the District Headquarters Hospital, Kalahandi was injured after a cement plaster from the hospital ceiling fell on her on Thursday evening. The woman, Nupur Majhi, a resident of Bhawanipatna was sleeping on bed number 157 when the incident occurred. She sustained minor injuries in the mishap while other patients […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Waterlogging in Dhenkanal hospital leaves patients in lurch

Dhenkanal: A brief spell of rain in Dhenkanal has resulted in waterlogging in the District Headquarters Hospital (DHH), leaving the patients in the lurch here on Sunday. The situation has become worse with rain water entering the wards of the hospital, bringing misery for patients. “With water everywhere, the hospital has become completely unhygienic and […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Water logging at Keonjhar hospital gives cold feet to patients

Keonjhar: Water logging at the wards and entrance of the district headquarters hospital here after a brief spell of rain on Wednesday is causing patients and attendants to suffer. With the flood like situation in the hospital due to the knee deep water in wards and OPDs, patients are finding it difficult to enter the […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Probe begins into sorcery tricks Phulbani
Probe begins into sorcery tricks used after patient’s death in Phulbani hospital

Kandhamal: Based on the directive of the collector, a team led by Kandhamal Sub-Collector initiated a probe into the use of sorcery tricks following the death of a patient at District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) in Phulbani. The team questioned the ADMO about the incident and also checked the CCTV footage of the hospital. The team […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021