Hospitals
All Delhi government hospitals should get NABH accreditation: Health Minister

All Delhi government hospitals should get NABH accreditation: Health Minister

New Delhi: Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain has directed the department to encourage and persuade all city government hospitals to obtain the NABH accreditation by achieving high quality patient care. more

AIIMS researchers isolate kala-azar parasite from goat blood

AIIMS researchers isolate kala-azar parasite from goat blood

New Delhi: The clinical microbiology department of AIIMS has isolated the parasite of kala-azar, also known as black fever, from goat blood. So far, the belief was that humans act as reservoir for kala-azar and it is spread through sandflies. more

Tata Memorial Hospital begins clinical trial to reduce hair loss due to chemotherapy

Tata Memorial Hospital begins clinical trial to reduce hair loss due to chemotherapy

Mumbai: Tata Memorial Hospital (TMH) has started a clinical trial using technology to minimise hair loss due to chemotherapy in cancer patients. The trial is being led by Dr Jyoti Bajpai, associate professor, medical oncology, TMH. more

CBI begins probe into appointment of bouncers in Delhi hospitals

CBI begins probe into appointment of bouncers in Delhi hospitals

New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has started investigation into the appointment of bouncers in Delhi government’s hospitals as “no Delhi government rule or Act allows appointment of bouncers in any department”. more

AIIMS signs agreement with NBCC to build over 3,000 residential apartments for its staff

AIIMS signs agreement with NBCC to build over 3,000 residential apartments for its staff

New Delhi: All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi on Tuesday signed three MOUs with NBCC (India) Limited, HSCC (India) Limited and HITES – HLL Lifecare Ltd to expand its infrastructure and other facilities. more

Doctor’s slap triggers OT technicians’ protest at PGI

Doctor’s slap triggers OT technicians’ protest at PGI

Chandigarh: Around 70 operation theatre (OT) technicians of the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research PGIMER, Chandigarh on Tuesday staged a protest outside the Director’s office after a junior resident doctor allegedly manhandled a technician in an OT. more

Nayati Healthcare to build 1100-bed multi-speciality hospital in Amritsar

Nayati Healthcare to build 1100-bed multi-speciality hospital in Amritsar

Amritsar: Nayati Healthcare, which already has been running a multi-speciality hospital in Mathura, on Sunday announced its plan to open another 1100-bed hospital here with the laying of the foundation stone in the hands of Swami Avdeshanand Giriji Maharaj. The first phase of the Nayati Medicity Amritsar, to be built in a 15-acre campus, will have 561 beds. more

Doctor shot dead while examining patient in hospital

Doctor shot dead while examining patient in hospital

Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh): Dr Ashwani Kumar Bansal (62), a surgeon and owner of Allahabad-based Jeevan Jyoti Hospital, was shot dead by unidentified shooters while he was examining a patient in his hospital on Thursday evening. more

Kerala Chief Minister asks doctors to stop unnecessary tests on patients

Kerala Chief Minister asks doctors to stop unnecessary tests on patients

Alappuzha (Kerala): Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday said that doctors should stop subjecting patients for unnecessary tests in private laboratories and should not treat patients with business mind. more

Health ministry directs PGI to issue warning to Dr A K Gupta

Health ministry directs PGI to issue warning to Dr A K Gupta

Chandigarh: The union health ministry has directed the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) to issue a “warning” to its Medical Superintendent Dr Anil Kumar Gupta for “disobeyed the ministry orders” and taking leave without permission. more