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Board of examination assesses DNB status at Meerut district hospital

The hospital authorities had earlier advertised for the posts of two senior resident doctors, who will be needed as a part of the staff apart from the existing doctors to teach the students on the two seats of DNB accredited by the Medical Council of India.

Soon, heart and liver transplants at IGIMS

State health minister Mangal Pandey on Friday said heart and liver transplants would soon be started at the Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (IGIMS) here.

Initiative to improve TB patients' adherence to treatment launched in Delhi

The initiative has been launched in collaboration with Caredose, a Delhi-based medicine management company.

Dutch hospitals to drop U.S. body brokers, cite ethical concerns

The hospitals told in recent weeks they made their decisions on ethical grounds. The move comes amid investigations by U.S. law enforcement into some so-called body brokers - companies that obtain the dead, often through donation, dissect them and sell the parts for profit.

Lucknow: Dr Ram Manohar Lohia hospital to treat kids with club feet

The hospital has begun a special out patient department (OPD)--Miracle feet club foot clinic--to be functional every Friday.

Government hospital patients to get free of cost blood

The facility will also be available in government supported institutes like SGPGI and KGMU But it will not be available for patients undergoing treatment at private facilities and procuring blood from government hospital run blood banks.

GMCH MARD residents to protest delayed stipend

An intimation letter issued to dean Dr Abhimanyu Niswade by Dr Jadhao on behalf of GMCH MARD states that if the stipend is not issued before December 10, resident doctors will cease to work, except for emergencies and casualties.

Liver institute gets $5mn boost for research, training

One of the only two liver and digestive diseases care institutes in the country, the facility in Sonarpur has now got a $5 million boost. If all goes well, IILDS will get into full-time research projects from 2020.

India gets its first open surgery simulation for spinal, trauma, knee replacement surgeries

The simulator, which will be soon inducted by various leading hospitals in capital and NCR, will mimic like a patient and used for training of orthopaedic and neurosurgeons.

Nearly 16,000 deaths in GMCH in two and half hears: RTI

If these figures of high number of deaths are taken into account, it comes out to about 16 deaths per day at one of Asia’s biggest hospital.

Aurangabad: First delivery at civil hospital, casualty ward to open soon

The hospital is equipped with 6 labour tables and 2 operation tables. Sundar Kulkarni, district civil surgeon, said that the hospital will soon begin performing surgeries and C-sections.

Romania hospital says 39 babies now diagnosed with superbug

Health Minister Sorina Pintea said she will decide later this week whether to keep the hospital closed. The infants are hospitalized in three children's facilities in Bucharest. No deaths have been reported.

Number of dengue cases spikes in Ahmedabad

"With temperatures dipping, the number of dengue cases are coming down. But if daytime temperatures remain warm, between 30°C and 35°C, the number of cases may rise," said a senior AMC health official.

Hospital falls back on spirituality to de-stress doctors and other staff

Lessons on meditation, along with spiritual talks on reducing stress, are expected to be imparted to doctors, nurses and medical students.

Second organ retrieval at GMCH: 18-year-old gives new life to three

This was the second organ retrieval process of GMCH. The first happened in December 2017. It was the 43rd cadaver donation of the city, taking the kidney transplant number to 78 and the liver retrieval to 30.

In a first, doctors to get teacher training at PGI

The course besides medical teachers' training shall include humanities and even communication skills.

Madurai: Multi-specialty hospital to start with a soft launch in Jan

The inauguration of this hospital had been postponed several times in the past.

Four-member MUHS team inspects GMCH

A team of four inspectors, Dr Hemant Godbole from forensic medicine, Dr Kishor Rathod, paediatrician, Dr Pradeep Bodkhe, psychiatrist and Dr Mangesh Nalkande from Ayurveda was in the college. All these inspectors were from Nanded.

Agra : Viral video shows dog sleeping on bed at SNMC, probe ordered

In a video clip that was widely shared, a dog was seen sleeping on one of the hospital beds in SN Medical College (SNMC), in Agra. Several others were also seen loitering around the hospital wards.

BMC okays UAE firm’s takeover of SevenHills Hospital

A BMC official said a proposal for the firm’s takeover of the hospital management will be sent to municipal commissioner Ajoy Mehta soon for his clearance and then to the standing committee for final approval.