Tag Archives: Bombay High Court

Set up committee to consider grievances of resident doctors: High Court

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Monday said the Maharashtra government should consider setting up a high power committee to look into the grievances of resident doctors in the state-run hospitals.

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Bombay High Court seeks CCTV footage of assaults on resident doctors

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Thursday asked the Maharashtra government to submit the CCTV footage of recent assaults on resident doctors in government hospitals at Dhule and Thane.

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Maharashtra Govt asked to file report on resident doctors’ working conditions

Mumbai: Bombay High Court has directed the Maharashtra government to file a report on the working conditions of resident doctors in state-run hospitals and medical colleges.

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Opinion: Hapless Doctors, Insensitive Judiciary

I am appalled at the way the Bombay High Court on Tuesday came down on resident doctors who decided to depart on a mass leave, following the horrific episodes of violence against doctors we’ve seen in the last few days.

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Forensic Examination of Rape Victim: MUHS to amend practical records of MBBS course

Mumbai: Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS), Nashik has taken a decision to amend the practical records of the subject of Forensic and Toxicology and decided to replace the old formats of forensic medical examination of sexual assault cases with the new one.

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Bombay High Court asks Law Department to look into the issue of unnecessarily calling doctors to give evidence

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court recently asked the principal secretary of the law and judiciary department of the state government to look into a study highlighting the issue of unnecessarily calling doctors to give evidence in courts and the “failure” of the state government to implement the suggestions given by the Supreme Court in 1989 regarding the same.

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PGI Chandigarh to organise conference on organ transplant | PGI director Dr Yogesh Chawla’s tenure comes to an end

As the tenure of PGI director Dr Yogesh Chawla ends on Thursday, dean of the institute, Dr Subhash Verma, has been asked by the union health ministry to take over as PGI director until the new director is appointed.

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10,000 MBBS seats to be added in the country by 2017 | Delhi govt raises doctors’ retirement age to 65

About 10,000 MBBS seats will be added across the country by the year 2017, said Faggan Singh Kulaste, union minister of state for health and family welfare.

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482 doctors shifted in Haryana | Murder of 2 doctors infuriates medical fraternity

Murder of two doctors in Bihar within a month has infuriated medical fraternity across the country with the Indian Medical Association (IMA) threatening to launch a nationwide movement demanding safety of doctors in the state.

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Private hospitals should stop making profit out of transplants: Dr P Venugopal | Unsafe ambulances crippling India’s healthcare

Dr P Venugopal, who did the first successful heart transplant procedure in India in August 1994, has said private hospitals should stop making profit out of transplants. The cost of organ transplant varies between Rs 10 lakh and Rs 30 lakh for a heart transplant from one private hospital to another, although the organ is obtained for free and most transplant procedures do not require any imported material.

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