Tag: Doctors

Dengue claims life at SCB; toll mounts to 2 in Odisha

Cuttack: First case of dengue death at Cuttack’s SCB Medical College and Hospital was reported after a patient from Keonjhar died while undergoing treatment here on Monday. The deceased has been identified as Trilokya Barik of Dimiria village under Nandipada police limits. Barik was tested positive for dengue a day after being admitted to the […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Odisha hikes salaries of contractual doctors

  Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Finance Department on Thursday announced a hike in salaries for assistant and specialist surgeons engaged on a contractual basis. According to a press release issued by the government, the salary of assistant surgeons working in primary and secondary care centres on contract basis has been increased to Rs 55,000 from Rs […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
SCB junior docs’ stir enters 8th day

Cuttack: Health services at SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack continue to get badly affected as the cease-work agitation by junior doctors of Urology department with support from their counterparts at VIMSAR in Burla entered the eighth day. Expressing solidarity, even the PG students in VIMSAR joined duty wearing black badges today. Moreover, as […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
OMSA protests suspension of doctors, to launch cease-work

Bhubaneswar: Lodging a stiff protest against suspension of five doctors for dereliction of duty, the Odisha Medical Services Association (OMSA) today demanded immediate revocation of the suspension order threatening that it would resort to cease-work strike from December 13. The medicos association informed that doctors in Jagatsinghpur district will wear black badges on duty as […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Medical student brings sexual harassment charges against SCB doctors

Cuttack: Once again SCB Medical College and Hospital is in news for all the wrong reasons after a girl student of the premier state-run hospital on Monday brought sexual harassment charges against two doctors. The victim, a second year post graduate student of the dental wing of the medical college alleged that associate professor Dr […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Collectors, CDMOs to hold interactive sessions to encourage new docs

Bhubaneswar: As Odisha continues to suffer from dismal healthcare amid scarcity of government doctors willing to serve at basic health clinics in grassroots level, the State government on Sunday laid down some important instructions to all district collectors and Chief District Medical Officers (CDMO)s to plan induction and interactive sessions with the newly appointed 581 […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Pratap Jena makes surprise visit to Capital hospital

Bhubaneswar: Health minister Pratap Jena made a surprise visit to the Capital Hospital here today for the first time since he assumed office after getting the ministerial berth in the recent Cabinet reshuffle. The new minister interacted directly with the patients in various wards and discussed the problems. He also enquired about supply of cooked food […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Bargarh village aiming 100% literacy lacks high school!

Bargarh: San Saraipali village, 60 kilometres from Bargarh town on Odisha-Chhattisgarh border, has produced four doctorates and aims to achieve 100% literacy but ironically lacks a high school. The village consisting of two wards with 700 residents is called the village of educated persons. Four persons from the village have earned doctorates and are working […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Docs put mass resignation decision on hold till Sep 14

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Medical Service Association (OMSA) on Saturday decided to put its decision to tender mass resignations on hold till September 14 following discussions with Health minister Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak and Health secretary Arti Ahuja. According to sources, a meeting on the demands of the doctors would held with chief secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Safety of doctors to be ensured: Health minister

Health minister Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak today said the State government is taking steps to ensure the safety of doctors working in hospitals in the State

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
1500 docs to resign en masse on Sep 1 unless security improves: OMSA

The Odisha Medical Services Association (OMSA) today threatened that 1,500 doctors in the state would resign en masse on September 1 if security of personnel involved in patient treatment does not improve by August 31

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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Six arrested for vandalism in Puri DHH

Puri: Police arrested six persons today in connection with the ransacking of the Puri District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) on August 17 night following the death of a patient. Notably, family members of deceased Nabakishore Jena had ransacked the Government-run hospital and allegedly thrashed some doctors and staff of the hospital in the night attributing Jena’s […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Young doctors should treat every patient with compassion: Naidu

New Delhi: Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Friday said that young doctors need to uphold medical ethics and treat every patient with compassion and empathy, irrespective of his or her financial background. “Only doctors can provide the healing touch to the ailing humanity and they only can make the difference between life and death. […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Brain tumour no longer scary, say doctors

New Delhi: Unlike the widespread defeatist perception about brain tumour, many patients of the disease can be cured with current advances in technology and early detection, doctors said on the World Brain Tumour Day on Friday. “With the advent of modern technology and advanced surgical modalities, brain tumour is no longer as scary as it […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Selena Gomez underwent kidney transplant

Los Angeles: Singer Selena  Gomez, 25, has revealed that she has undergone a kidney transplant. Gomez suffers from Lupus and the side effects of the auto-immune disease damaged her organs so much that she was told by doctors that she required a transplant, reports tmz.com. She found a donor in her “beautiful friend” Francia Raisa. […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021