Tag: Doctors

CCTVs in all Govt Hosp to ensure safety of docs

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Wednesday directed the district collectors to tighten security in all government hospitals to ensure protection of doctors and staff. The government direction came after increasing cases of untoward incidents in the premises of health institutions like manhandling of doctors and staff of the institutions. Health Secretary P.K. Meherda in a […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Politics over transfer of doctors intensifies in Koraput

Koraput: Days after the transfer of doctors and paramedical employees from the SLN Medical College and Hospital in Koraput to the district headquarters hospital in Jeypore, a political slugfest has ensued between the ruling-BJD and the Congress. While Congress MLA from Koraput, Krushna Chandra Sagaria has demanded withdrawal of transfer of doctors sent to the […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
Negative patient-doctor communication could worsen symptoms

Doctors, take note! If you unintentionally communicate to patients that you do not believe or understand them, you could be making their symptoms worse, a new study suggests

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
India's first double hand transplant successful

Doctors at a private hospital here in Kerala have registered a rare feat of conducting India's first successful double hand transplant

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
Covid doctors
28 Doctors In Odisha Lost Lives To Covid In Second Wave; IMA Demands ‘Martyr Tag’

The Odisha Unit of the Indian Medical Association (IMA) has demanded 'martyr' status to the doctors who laid down their lives on line of duty while battling Covid-19 during the second wave.

  • Saturday, 12 June 2021
Hospitals in Delhi to join IMA's strike call on Monday

New Delhi: Healthcare services at several government and private hospitals in the national capital are likely to take a hit on Monday as scores of doctors have decided to boycott work for a day in support of their striking colleagues in West Bengal. The Indian Medical Association (IMA) had given the June 17 strike call […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
SC agrees to hear PIL on doctors' security at government hospitals

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking deployment of security in government hospitals in view of frequent assaults faced by doctors. A Vacation Bench of Justices Deepak Gupta and Surya Kant listed the matter for hearing on Tuesday. The plea sought the court’s direction to the Centre […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Dhenkanal conjoined twin girls no more

Cuttack: Just three days after their birth, the conjoined twin girls of Dhenkanal, breathed their last at Sishu Bhawan in Cuttack today. The girls, born on July 1 in Dhenkanal were conjoined at chest to stomach and shared several vital organs and were also suffering from respiratory problems. Soon after their birth, the girls were […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
India Has Over 19.47 Lakh Doctors

New Delhi: The government Friday said there were more than 19.47 lakh allopathy, ayurveda, unani and homeopathy doctors at the end of March this year. Out of them, 11,59,309 allopathy doctors were registered with the State Medical Councils/ Medical Council of India. “Assuming 80 per cent availability, it is estimated that around 9.27 lakh doctors […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Doctors extract 526 teeth from 7-year-old's mouth!

Chennai: A team of doctors has extracted an astounding 526 teeth from the mouth of a seven-year-old boy in a rare surgery performed at the city’s Saveetha Dental College and Hospital, doctors said. Suffering from a rare case of “compound composite ondontome”, the boy was brought to the hospital with a swelling in his lower […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
NMC Bill: Unhappy Odisha Doctors Threaten To Join Nationwide Stir

Bhubaneswar/Delhi: The countrywide agitation by doctors against National Medical Commission Bill, which was passed yesterday in the Upper House of the Parliament, is slowly gaining momentum with doctors and medical students in Odisha threatening to join the stir soon. The Rajya Sabha passed the NMC Bill for replacing the corruption-plagued MCI with a new body, […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Health Ministry legislation over violence against doctors

New Delhi: The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has proposed a legislation to address the issue of violence against healthcare professionals and damage to property of clinical establishments across the country. The move comes after doctors on several occasions went on an indefinite strike all over India as they were assaulted and attacked by […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
Doctors, Nurses Need Not Take TOEFL, IELTS Exam To Practice In UK

New Delhi: Doctors, nurses, dentists and mid-wives who wish to practice in the UK will no longer have to appear for English language tests like TOEFL and IELTS as the country will now accept scores of Occupational English Test (OET) which the candidates have to anyway clear for registering with the relevant healthcare regulator. The […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
VIMSAR Doctors 'Thrash' Patient's Relative, Force To Do Sit-Ups; Case Registered

Sambalpur: Police today registered a case against some doctors of Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Science And Research (VIMSAR) in Sambalpur over multiple charges including allegedly thrashing a patient’s relative and then forcing him to do sit-ups in full public glare. On the basis of a complaint lodged by father of the victim, a […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
40-kg tumour removed from Odisha woman's uterus

Cuttack: In a rare surgery, a tumour weighing 40 kg was removed from the uterus of a woman at Acharya Harihar Regional Cancer Centre in Cuttack recently. As per reports, the tumour was growing inside the body of a woman identified as Shakuntala Majhi, a resident of Angul district, for last 10 years. After a […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021