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Water-starved, hospitals in critical care in Chennai

As of now, most big corporate hospitals say they have been able to absorb the cost but may not be able sustain without hiking prices.

Hot coconut water not cure for cancer: Hospital

The Tata Memorial Hospital statement on Thursday said the message was wrong as there was no scientific data to suggest that hot coconut water could cure cancer.

Rs 300cr salary bill: North corporation doctors, teachers unpaid for months

A petition, filed by an NGO on behalf of the staff, stated that while the teachers had not been paid for March and April, they were given minuscule amounts like Rs 4 and Rs 8 as salary after tax deduction in February.

Maharashtra government charges private hospitals with milking state insurance scheme

A standoff between the state government and private hospitals on a health insurance scheme for the poor has affected scores of cancer patients, who are forced to scramble for funds or queue up at government facilities to complete treatment.

Doctors perform risky procedure on patients with irregular heart rhythms

The technically-challenging procedure was performed using angiography like technique by taking a plug from the right side of the heart to the left side and fixing it.

Hindu Rao doctors warn about total shutdown

With no relief in sight, doctors at Hindu Rao hospital will now extend their strike from the current “three-hour pen-down” to total shutdown of services from Monday.

Gurgaon: Civil Hospital emergency ward’s shift irks patients

Even though there is still a doctor in Civil Hospital to help patients in case of emergency, both doctors and patients have raised concerns over shifting different departments to different locations, as they feel services will be affected and patients will have to bear the brunt.

300 surgeries delayed as Hindu Rao doctors strike work; government sanctions Rs 561 crore to corporations

But later in the evening, the Delhi government sanctioned Rs 561 crore for immediate release to the three municipal corporations.

Thane mental hospital to transfer over 170 patients to Pune, Ratnagiri

Over 170 patients from the Thane mental hospital will be temporarily shifted to the Pune and Ratnagiri mental hospitals as part of the hospital land is being carved out for construction of the proposed Kopri railway station.

Ahmedabad cancer patient kills self by jumping out of hospital

A 30-year-old man committed suicide by jumping off the fifth floor of a general hospital in Bapunagar late on Monday night, as he was fed up of his oral and neck cancer, police said.

Billroth Hospital moves Madras high court against demolition order

Last week, passing orders on a PIL, a division bench pointed out that only first three floors of the hospital were as per planning permission, and that the remaining five floors should be demolished.

Lilavati starts liver transplant service again, hospital appoints renowned transplant surgeon from Delhi

Hospital appoints renowned transplant surgeon from Delhi, who performs two operations.

Doctor, nurses beaten up after three newborn die in Jharkhand

A doctor and some nurses at a government hospital in Jharkhand's Giridih were beaten up by relatives of three newborn babies who died on Tuesday, police said.

Hindu Rao resident doctors call off strike

The strike by the doctors, who claimed they had not been paid salaries for three months, had partially hit health services at the hospital.

Bengaluru: Number of women burns victims at Victoria Hospital dips in two years

The number of women patients at the burns ward of Victoria Hospital has not only declined but has also been lower than that of male patients for two years. Doctors see this as a sign of the reduction in women using inflammable substances like kerosene to commit suicide.

Tamil Nadu’s second mental health hospital, at Theni, begins operations

The institute of mental health in Theni, located at the renovated Theni district headquarters hospital, has quietly begun admitting patients to its 100-bed hospital.

Rs 13 lakh in 24 hours for liver transplant: How crowdfunding is saving lives

When S V V Ramesh got to know that his month-old daughter needed a liver transplant, he was crestfallen. The 36-year-old marketing professional didn’t have enough means for the life-saving

Ahmedabad : Bouncer assaulted at LG Hospital

Two days after a man was murdered at LG Hospital in Maninagar, the hospital saw another violent incident on Thursday, when the relatives of a patient assaulted bouncers deployed near the trauma ward as the did not allow the relatives to enter.

Himachal Pradesh: Doctors find knife, spoons, screwdrivers in man's stomach

Doctors at Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri Government Medical College and Hospital (SLBSGMCH) here were shocked to recover a knife, spoons, screwdrivers, toothbrushes and a small steel bar from the stomach of a patient who was admitted to the hospital with stomach pain on Thursday.

Hyderabad : Braunwald Hospitals chairman arrested for not paying salaries

Rachakonda police have arrested the chairman of Braunwald Hospitals Pvt Ltd for allegedly not paying salaries to the employees of one of the hospitals managed by them in city.