Medical college directed to pay Rs 25 lakh each to 150 students | At premier hospitals, a third of patients say not satisfied

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court on Monday ordered the management of Dr M C Saxena Medical College in the city to pay Rs 25 lakh damage per student for “wrongly admitting” 150 of them in the MBBS 2015-16 course.

High Court asks medical college to pay Rs 25 lakh each to 150 students

Lucknow: The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court on Monday ordered the management of Dr M C Saxena Medical College in the city to pay Rs 25 lakh damage per student for “wrongly admitting” 150 of them in the MBBS 2015-16 course. The court though refused to grant relief to the petitioner students who had sought a direction to allow them to appear in the first year MBBS examination for 2015-16.

At premier hospitals, a third of patients say not satisfied; most common complaint is behaviour

New Delhi: Of patients who visited the government’s premier hospitals — AIIMS Delhi, Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital and PGIMER Chandigarh after September and gave their feedback, one-third — 33 per cent at AIIMS and 31 per cent each at the other two — were not satisfied with services, show initial data from the “Mera Aspataal” (My Hospital) application developed by the health ministry. The level of dissatisfaction over staff behaviour was particularly high — 46 per cent at AIIMS and 45 per cent each in RML and PGIMER.

Narayana Health helps economically challenged meritorious students in pursuing medical education

Howrah (West Bengal): Narayana Health has awarded with scholarships to eight economically challenged meritorious students from rural West Bengal to help them pursue medical education.

Ayurveda, Unani practitioners to fill vacant posts of doctors in rural areas

Bhopal: To fill vacant posts in rural areas, the state health department has recruited 700 Ayurveda and 24 Unani doctors who are now undergoing a three-month training in respective districts. The training module includes prescription of antibiotics, procedure of modern medicine and treatment including delivery. After the training, most of these doctors would be posted in rural areas.

CBI seizes assets worth Rs 2 crore at Chirayu Medical College

Bhopal: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday seized incriminating documents, cash, jewellery and other assets worth about Rs 2 crore after the searches at Chirayu Medical College, Bairagarh and the residences of managing director A Goenka and the administrative officer, in connection with its probe in the Vyapam recruitment and admission scam.

35 doctors may get suspended for shirking government duty

Jaipur: The state health department has recommended suspension of registration of 35 doctors, who took admissions in postgraduate courses on government quota and failed to join the service again after completing the course, for three months to the Rajasthan Medical Council (RMC).

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