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ECMO Services To Start At Cuttack SCB Hospital From Aug 15: Top Odisha Health Official

Extra-Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) services will begin from August 15 at SCB Medical College & Hospital in Cuttack.

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Missed Three Hours Proved Decisive In Hyder’s Cross-Border Escape, Says Police Commissioner

Cuttack: Three missed golden hours following the escape of notorious gangster SK Hyder cost dearly to the Odisha police, Twin City Police Commissioner Saumendra Priyadarshi said on Friday. The delay…

Core Team Constituted To Nab Gangster Hyder, Says Twin City Police Commissioner

Bhubaneswar: A massive operation has been launched by Commissionerate Police to trace gangster Hyder, who escaped from SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack on Saturday. The Commissionerate Police officials…

Crackdown On Middlemen: 6 Including 4 Ambulance Drivers Arrested From Cuttack SCB

Cuttack: The Commissionerate Police on Friday arrested six middlemen including four ambulance drivers on the charges of influencing and taking patients from SCB Medical College and Hospital to various other private clinics and hospitals in Cuttack. All the six accused were arrested after a special drive launched by Mangalabag Police, informed DCP Prateek Singh. Cuttack: […]

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Odisha: RTI Activist Critical In Bomb Attack In Jajpur

Jajpur: A Right to Information (RTI) activist was injured critically after miscreants hurled bombs at his car near Imam Nagar near Dharmashala  in Jajpur district on Saturday night. The activist identified as Sarbeswar Beuria sustained critical burn injuries. He was initially admitted to Dharmashala Community Health Centre and later shifted to SCB Medical College and […]

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Odisha: Cuttack SCB Sets Up Special Ward To Cope With Covid Surge

Cuttack: With the number of fresh Covid-19 infections steadily rising in the State, the SCB Medical College and Hospital in the Millenium City is in a state of preparedness. The infrastructure created by the government-run medical college is in place and the hospital is gearing up to add more facilities and manpower in case of […]

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Odisha: Get Vaccine Shot Else Face Pay Stop, Warns Collector

Cuttack: Acting tough on registered health and Anganwadi workers skipping Covid-19 vaccination, the district administration has warned to withhold their salary and other remunerations if they didn’t take the jab by February 10. In a letter to the concerned authorities at the SCB  Medical College and Hospital, Chief District Medical Officer (CDMO), Superintendent of Sishu […]

Odisha: Man Gets Normal Look After Rare Surgery On Face At SCB

Cuttack: Surgeons at SCB Medical College and Hospital here have made a significant achievement by conducting a rare surgery on a man who had been spending a pain- striking life due to severe growth of flesh on his face. A ten-member team of experts from Plastic Surgery Department of the premier health institute has successfully […]

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Cuttack: Leakage In Oxygen Pipe Halts Open Heart Surgery At SCB

Cuttack: Open heart surgery at the Cardiothoracic ward of the SCB Medical College and Hospital here was grinded to a halt following a leakage in the Oxygen pipe on Tuesday. According to medical sources, the surgery has been stopped at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and Oeration theatre (OT) following the malfunction in the oxygen […]

3-Member Committee Formed To Probe Alleged Mismanagement In SCB Covid Ward

Bhubaneswar: In a prompt action by SCB authorities, a three members committee has been formed to probe the alleged mismanagement in the corona ward of the hospital in Cuttack, Friday. The committee has been asked to submit a report on the matter on Saturday. The three-member body comprises additional superintendent, manager and emergency authority doctor […]

First Patient Treated With Plasma Therapy In Odisha Cured Of COVID-19

Bhubaneswar: On a day when Odisha witnessed the biggest surge in COVID-19 cases, the State government also claimed success in Convalescent plasma therapy. Health and Family Welfare Department on Friday informed that a 48-year-old female COVID-19 patient of Cuttack who was the first patient from Odisha treated with plasma therapy has recovered. The patient reportedly […]

COVID-19: Odisha Warns Action Against Pvt Hospitals, SOP for SCB & Cancer Hospital

Bhubaneswar: Taking cognizance of reports of patients, especially from COVID-19 hotspots, being denied admissions by private hospitals/ clinics, Odisha government on Saturday warned stern action against those indulging in such practices. “Patients needing Medicare at hospitals/clinics need urgent attention. Instances have come of some private hospitals reluctant in admitting patients from hotspots districts It’s ethically […]

Odisha Grapples With Rising COVID-19 Infection In Major Hospitals

Bhubaneswar: The COVID-19 graph in Odisha got even steeper after over 500 positive cases were reported in the last 24 hours. With 561 cases today, Odisha witnessed its highest single-day spike. What is more surprising is the fact that there has also been a rise in COVID-19 infection within several important healthcare institutions in the […]

Odisha To Ramp Up COVID-19 Testing From July; Sero Survey In Puri From Tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: In view of the spurt in COVID-19 cases, Odisha government is now planning to ramp up testing by setting up additional labs in different parts of the State. Institute of Life Sciences (ILS) director, Ajay Parida on Friday informed that additional testing labs will be set up in five districts —Angul, Jharsuguda, Keonjhar, Kalahandi […]

OTV Impact: Admin Extends Support to Infant With Hydrocephalus condition

Angul: Within hours after a report was telecast on OTV, the Angul district administration extended support to the family of the two-month-old baby who is suffering from hydrocephalus (a brain related disease) condition. While the local administrative officials handed over a cheque worth Rs 10,000 to the family, the district collector has ordered the Chief […]

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Class 8 Girl Student 'Gang Raped' By Seniors In Odisha School

Cuttack: A Class VIII girl student of a private residential school in Soro area of Balasore is now battling for life at the SCB hospital in Cuttack after being allegedly gang raped by her seniors inside the school premises. The survivor is undergoing treatment at the ICU while her condition is stated to be critical. […]

Separation Surgery of Conjoined Odisha Twins Jaga, Kalia Finds Place In Limca Book Of Records

Bhubaneswar: The successful craniopagus surgery that separated conjoined twins Jaga and Kalia who were joined at the head, in 2017 has featured in the 2020 edition of the Limca Book of Records as the first such operation in the country. Led by neurosurgeons Prof Ashok Kumar Mahapatra and Dr Deepak Kumar Gupta, a team of […]

Jaga Can Go To School: Doctors

Bhubaneswar: Three days after twins Jaga and Kalia returned from AIIMS, New Delhi, doctors at SCB Medical College and Hospital, Cuttack said one of them can go to school. Craniopagus twins – Jaga and Kalia who were separated successfully at the AIIMS in New Delhi in 2017, returned to Odisha on Saturday and were immediately […]

Minor killed trying to burst cracker in Balasore

Balasore: A minor boy was killed when he tried to burst an unexploded cracker in Balasore district, police said Tuesday. The boy had tried to set fire to the cracker which was lying on the road at Balarampatna village. The cracker had been left behind a wedding procession, which crossed shortly before on Monday night. […]

Odisha reserves 10% seats for EWS students in 3 medical colleges

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government Tuesday decided to implement 10 per cent Economically Weaker Sections quota in three medical colleges in the state from this academic session after the Centre approved an increase of 100 MBBS seats. Earlier, the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry in a communication to the state government informed it to increase 25 […]

Traffic congestion near Cuttack SCB hospital puts patients at risk

Cuttack: The crowded streets near SCB Medical College and Hospital are turning out to be a major obstacle for smooth flow of traffic especially ambulances, thanks to encroachers, street vendors and illegal parking. While the situation is getting worse by the day, locals have alleged that administration and Traffic Police are taking no steps to […]

Plagued By Negligence, Stones On Prescriptions Queue Up For Humans At SCB Hospital

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, […]

2 acid attack survivors discharged from Cuttack medical

Cuttack: Two acid attack survivors were discharged today from SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack after recuperating from their burn injuries. One of the survivors attacked by her husband in November 2017 was first admitted to a hospital in Berhampur and later she was brought to SCB Medical. The second survivor who is a […]

Pravat Biswal discharged from Delhi hospital

Bhubaneswar: BJD MLA Pravat Biswal was today discharged from the Indian Spinal Injuries Centre at Vasant Kunj area in New Delhi where he was undergoing treatment. The senior leader will spend a few more days in the national capital before returning to Odisha. “I feel much better now. I will be at the Odisha Niwas […]

Planning Board vice-chairman's son injured in road accident

Jagatsinghpur: Two youths, including son of Odisha Planning Board Vice-Chairman Bishnu Das were injured after the car they were travelling in hit an ambulance near Machhagaon of the district in wee hours today. Das’ son Bijay Shankar along with his friend was returning after attending a marriage reception last night, informed sources. As per reports, […]

SCB doctor gets conditional bail

Bhubaneswar: The Orissa High Court on Friday granted conditional bail to Rabindra Kumar Jena, Head of the Clinical Haematology Department of SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack after he was arrested on charges of irregularities in Odisha State Treatment Fund (OSTF) and amassing disproportionate assets. Sources said, the court has granted bail on conditions […]

Salepur rape victim dies at SCB

Cuttack: A 17-year-old- girl of Tunapur village under Salepur police limit in Cuttack, who was allegedly raped by a youth couple of days ago, died while undergoing treatment at SCB medical college and hospital on Tuesday. The girl had earlier attempted to commit suicide by hanging herself at her house on March 8. Later, she […]

MCI team reviews infrastructure at SCB 

Cuttack: A four-member team of the Medical Council of India (MCI) on Friday visited the SCB Medical College and Hospital (SCBMCH) here to review the existing infrastructure in the premier State-run hospital. The visit by the MCI team assumes significance as MBBS seats at the SCB were increased from 150 to 250 in 2013. As […]

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Wedding Gift Blast: Hints of failed love affair surface

Bhubaneswar/Bolangir: Investigations into the ‘Wedding Gift Blast’ case took a new turn today after the father of the deceased groom Soumyasekhar Sahu claimed that his son had received a strange phone call threatening of dire consequences if he marries the woman, Rina Rani Sahu. The matter actually came to the fore after one of Soumyasekhar’s […]

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Wedding Gift Blast: Police records statement of critical bride

Bhubaneswar: In a major development in the ‘Wedding Gift Blast’ case, police today recorded the statement of the critical bride undergoing treatment at the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack. As per sources, Patnagarh police recorded the statement of the newly-wed bride under Section 161 CrPC in presence of the magistrate and logged it […]

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 […]

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Grade IV employees stage dharna in SCB

Cuttack: The Grade IV staff of SCB Medical College and Hospital here working under a consultancy staged a dharna in front of the office of Superintendent demanding permanent employment and increase of salary. As per sources, as many as 1500 attendants working under a consultancy named Manju Service have been demanding an increase in salary. […]

Acid attack survivors in Odisha still hounded by tormentors

Cuttack: Acid attack survivors of Berhampur and Kalahandi, who are yet to come to terms with the brutality meted out to them, are still grappling with the violence of their tormentors. These survivors, still undergoing treatment at SCB Medical College in Cuttack, are putting up with threats from their tormentors who are roaming free. “My […]

Odisha hikes stipend of house surgeons

Bhubaneswar: As a new year gift to the house surgeons of State-run medical colleges and hospitals, Odisha government today announced a hike in their monthly stipend from Rs 15,000 to Rs 20,000. The hike will be effective retrospectively from April 1, 2017. The house surgeons working at SCB Medical College & Hospital in Cuttack, Maharaja […]

Collection of user fee for diagnostic tests sparks tension in SCB

Cuttack: Tension prevailed at SCB Medical College and Hospital on Monday after user fees were collected from patients going for various diagnostics and other medical tests despite government’s directive that such services would be provided free of cost from January 1, 2018. As per previous announcements, Odisha government had launched ‘NIDAAN’ scheme in December last […]

SCB haematologist Rabindra Jena sent to judicial custody till Jan 3

Cuttack: Head of the Clinical Haematology Department of SCB Medical College and Hospital, Dr Rabindra Kumar Jena, arrested on charges of embezzling Odisha State Treatment Fund (OSTF) and amassing disproportionate assets today has been sent to jail. A special vigilance court here has sent the tainted doctor to judicial custody till January 3 and asked […]

12 patients develop complications post Cataract surgery at SCB

Cuttack: Alleging negligence of doctors, around 12 persons complained of low-vision and irritation in the eyes after undergoing cataract surgery at the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack. As per sources, 12 patients underwent cataract surgery at the SCB hospital on December 7. However, when they developed complications and complained the matter to the […]

SCB Chlorine gas leakage: Inquiry report submitted to Govt

Cuttack: The district administration today submitted probe report of Chlorine gas leakage incident on SCB Medical College premises and suggested measures to avert such mishaps in future. Cuttack Collector Sushant Mohapatra said the government will examine the findings and take action accordingly against those who are responsible for such an incident. “The joint inquiry committee […]

‘Psycho killer’ Buddhadeb attempts suicide in Odisha jail

Puri: Delanga rape, murder accused ‘Psycho killer’ Buddhadeb Behera was shifted to SCB Medical College and Hospital in a critical condition after he attempted suicide inside Nimapara sub-jail here in the wee hours on Monday. According to reports, Buddhadeb is suspected to have cut his hands and other parts with the help of a blade […]

SCB junior doctors to continue stir

Cuttack: House surgeons and undergraduate students SCB Medical College and Hospital here who have been on cease-work over an alleged assault on a colleague and press for demands, will continue to stage the stir for an indefinite period of time, the Junior Doctors’ Association (JDA) informed on Thursday. Citing unhappiness over meeting with the health […]