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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 […]

One more succumbs to H1N1 virus; death toll reaches 24

Bhubaneswar: One more person succumbed to Swine Flu today taking the total death toll due to the disease to 24 in the State. The deceased, a resident of Jajpur, died while undergoing treatment at the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack.On Thursday, an affected person died while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in […]

Four more succumb to swine flu, toll touches 20

Bhubaneswar: Swine flu claimed four more lives taking the toll to 20 so far in the State, informed the Health department today. While three persons, identified as residents of Bhubaneswar and Balasore, succumbed to the disease at SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack, one died at AMRI, Bhubaneswar. Similarly, eight more swabs out of 29 […]

Dengue claims one more life in Odisha; toll rises to two

Cuttack: Vector-borne disease dengue claimed another life, taking the total death toll in Odisha this season to two, here on Saturday. Harihar Mallick of Basudevpur in Bhadrak district, who was undergoing treatment at the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack, died this morning. According to sources, Mallick was admitted to the hospital on August […]

Swine Flu in Odisha: Death toll rises to 4

Bhubaneswar: The number of deaths due to swine flu reached four in the state today with one more person succumbing to the disease. A woman, Santipriya, of Kotian village in Jagatsinghpur district died of the disease on Wednesday. Earlier, a person succumbed to the viral disease in Bhubaneswar whereas two others died while undergoing treatment […]

Baby girl rescued from Koraput to be treated at SCB Cuttack

Cuttack: The baby girl, rescued from forests of Borigumma in Koraput on Tuesday, is being brought to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack today for further treatment. Due to deteriorating health condition of the infant, she was referred to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack for better facility and treatment. Earlier, the infant […]

Conjoined twins of Kandhamal reach SCB for treatment

Cuttack: Conjoined twins of Kandhamal district arrived at the SCB Medical College and Hospital for medical examination so that both the babies joined at the head could be separated. After OTV telecast on the plight of the twins, the Health department swung into action and brought the babies and parents to Phiringia CHC yesterday. “The […]

Making a mockery at Beti Bachao two new born girls found abandoned

Keonjhar/Koraput: In what can be a shame for the state as much as the much hyped Beti Bachao campaign of Modi, cases of abandonment of girl children are on the rise. This morning, two more cases have come in from Keonjhar and Koraput districts where two new born girls were found abandoned. While one was […]

SCB medicos rough up patient’s attendants

Cuttack: The SCB Medical College and Hospital here today witnessed an unruly scene after a group of junior doctors (PG), allegedly beat up attendants of a patient for not complying with their order to vacate a bed in the Orthopedics department. The three attendants, identified as Pradyumna Rout, Krushan Mohan Das and Kumudini Ray, sustained […]

Mountaineer Kalpana Dash brings allegations against SCB doc

Cuttack: Mountaineer Kalpana Dash who was admitted to the SCB Medical following stomach pain has brought serious allegations against the doctor treating her at the premier state run hospital. Dash, the first Odia woman to climb Mount Everest in 2008, was admitted to SCB Medical on Monday night after complaining of stomach pain. She has […]

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Mountaineer Kalpana Dash hospitalised following stomach pain

Cuttack: Mountaineer Kalpana Dash, the first Odia woman who scaled Mount Eeverest in 2008, has been admitted to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack last night following severe stomach ache. She is currently undergoing treatment at the Surgery ward of the State run government hospital. Her condition is stated to be critical by hospital […]