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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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Maharashtra government may allow lab technicians to run pathology labs in rural areas

Mumbai: The state government is considering to give permission to lab technicians who have a diploma in medical lab technology (DMLT) and are registered with the Maharashtra Paramedical Council to run pathology laboratories in rural areas of the state.

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Four pathologists suspended for signing reports they didn’t test

Mumbai: The Maharashtra Medical Council (MMC) has reportedly decided to remove the names of four pathologists, found to have signed pathology reports that they did not test or supervise, from the list of registered medical practitioners for six months.

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Doctor’s registration suspended for removing a malignancy that wasn’t there

Mumbai: The Maharashtra Medical Council (MMC) has temporarily suspended the registration of Dr Nitin Rahaney, a general surgeon practising at Shushrusha Hospital in Mulund, for removing a portion of a patient’s intestine allegedly without complete medical investigations.

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Five quack doctors arrested in Mumbai

Mumbai: In a joint operation, the Economic Offences Wing (EOW) along with the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) arrested five alleged quack doctors from Borivali and Malad on Wednesday.

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Maharashtra Medical Council issues notices to pathologists

Mumbai: Maharashtra Medical Council (MMC) has reportedly issued show-cause notices to pathologists from Thane, Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Baramati and Sangli who are believed to have allowed lab technicians to use their name and signature for money to prepare pathology test reports.

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MCI has full authority to take disciplinary action against errant doctors: Mumbai High Court

Mumbai: While dismissing a number of writ petitions filed by several doctors whose licenses were suspended by the Medical Council of India (MCI) for deliberate misrepresentation and fraud, a division bench of Mumbai High Court has held that MCI has absolute power under the provisions of “Code of Ethics & Regulations, 2002” to take disciplinary action and cancel or suspend medical registrations of doctors found guilty for medical negligence or ethical violation.

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NHRC to conduct inquiries into people’s rights violations due to medical negligence

Mumbai: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) will reportedly conduct a series of public hearings to inquire into the people’s rights violations in the health sector. The move is aimed at providing relief to patients who suffer at the hands of doctors and hospitals.

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MMC to derecognise distance-learning medical degrees of doctors

Pune: Maharashtra Medical Council (MMC) has reportedly sent derecognition notices to as many as 600 doctors from across the state, who chose to enhance their academic pedigree with distance learning diploma courses offered by hospitals like Pune’s Ruby Hall Clinic and Mumbai’s Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital and Apollo Hospital.

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Foreign-trained doctors asked to stop claiming to be ‘MD physician’

Pune: The Maharashtra Medical Council (MMC) has directed nearly 700 doctors across the state to stop displaying boards claiming they are “MD physicians” when they are just graduates from universities in countries like Seychelles, Ukraine and Russia.

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