GOVERNMENT HOSPITALS

  • West Bengal: Government hospitals to provide free services to all patients, says CM Mamata Banerjee October 22, 2014

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said that all patients will be entitled to receive free treatment, free diagnostics and free surgery in all government hospitals and health centres across the state. "Henceforth, all patients will receive free treatment, free diagnostics and free surgery in all government hospitals...
  • 'No suspected Ebola case in Rajasthan' August 13, 2014

    There has been no suspected case of Ebola virus in Rajasthan, a senior government health official said. No person was found having symptoms of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) nor anyone reported to any hospital in Ajmer, state Medical and Health Director Dr BK Meena told PTI on telephone. He said it was...
  • Chennai traffic stops for timely heart transplant to save a life June 17, 2014

    Chennai: Praise is pouring in for the Chennai Police, who, along with a team of doctors from two hospitals ensured that an ambulance carrying a donor heart could be transported in the nick of time. The donor heart was transported from the Rajiv Gandhi Government Hospital to the Fortis Malar...
  • 2 killed, 9 injured as car collides headon with a truck in Ajmer June 12, 2014

    Two persons were killed and nine others injured when a car in which they were travelling collided head on with a truck in Surajpura village of Ajmer district, police said on Thursday. The deceased were identified as Shivnarayan Verma (60) and Sushila Verma (40), hailing from Sanjhapur in Madhya Pradesh. The injured...
  • 27yearold woman dies in hospital due to medical negligence June 9, 2014

    A 27yearold woman died at a government hospital in neighbouring Shamli district allegedly due to medical negligence, police said. The victim identified as Nargis died on Sunday while she was undergoing an operation for sterilisation, they said. But, the family of the victim has alleged that she died because her intestine was...
  • Cannot act on halfbaked petitions: Delhi High Court May 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Dismissing a PIL seeking a direction to the Centre to define its policy on medical treatment given to poor children at a government hospital, the Delhi High Court on Tuesday said that it cannot act on "halfbaked" petitions. "Though undoubtedly the number of 10,081(who have died) does indeed appear...
  • Madrad HC declines to review its order on nurses appointment March 13, 2014

    Chennai: Madras High Court has declined to review its January 8 judgment upholding the state government's policy to recruit nursing students from both government and private nursing institutions through a competitive examination for available posts in government hospitals. It said the power of judicial review was about rehearing the matter afresh,...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: BSP MP Kadir Rana faints in jail, hospitalised December 18, 2013

    BSP MP Kadir Rana, arrested for his alleged role in Muzaffarnagar communal riots, was hospitalised after he fainted in a jail, authorities said on Wednesday. Rana fell unconscious on Tuesday night due to high blood pressure, following which he was admitted to the government hospital in the city, Jailor of...
  • Footfalls in governmentrun primary health centres have skyrocketed: Nitish Kumar December 5, 2013

    Footfalls in governmentrun primary health centres in Bihar have skyrocketed to 8,000 per month from a paltry 39 when he assumed power in 2005, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said on Wednesday while announcing a slew of measures to augment medical services to the people. "As a result of improvement in the...
  • Free Xrays at government hospitals from January 15: Ahmad Hasan November 18, 2013

    All government hospitals in Uttar Pradesh will provide free of cost Xray services from January 15, the state health minister Ahmad Hasan said on Sunday. The minister said the instructions have been issued to the hospitals across the state, and the earlier facility of five day free medicine to patients has...
  • Free dialysis treatment in Delhi for low-income patients August 31, 2013

    People with yearly income of less than Rs 3 lakh would be given free dialysis treatment in Delhi, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit announced on Friday. She made the announcement while inaugurating the first-ever public private partnership (PPP) model dialysis unit at the Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan Hospital in north Delhi. "It...
  • 3 killed, 4 injured as lightning strikes Bikaner's Nokha city August 12, 2013

    Two women and a teenager were killed while four others critically injured when they were struck by lightning in Nokha city of Bikaner on Sunday, police said.Shiya Devi (25), Badhu Devi (30) and Manoj Kumar (17) died on the spot, police said. One of the injured was rushed to government hospital...
  • 36 students taken ill after eating mid day meal at a school August 9, 2013

    As many as 36 students of a government school in Nalgonda district were hospitalised on Thursday when they complained of stomach ache and vomiting after eating mid day meal at the school, police said. The incident occurred at government school in Bothalpalem village of Damarcherla mandal where students of Class I...
  • Odisha gangrape: Girl's family forced to pay bribe to get her treated July 30, 2013

    Bhubaneswar: The family of the minor girl, who was allegedly gangraped and set on fire, on Tuesday alleged that they were forced to pay a bribe before the minor could be treated at a government hospital in Cuttack. The family has said that two members of the staff demanded a bribe...
  • Woman accused of murdering a doctor 'couriers' his severed private part to wife July 24, 2013

    The gruesome murder of a 42yearold government doctor in Kanpur has taken a bizarre turn with the woman accused of the crime now being suspected of having couriered the victim's severed private part to his wife, police said on Tuesday. The main accused woman in the case, who is yet to...
  • Bangalore: Woman given wrong blood at a government hospital, dies July 5, 2013

    Bangalore: In a tragic case of medical negligence, a 25yearold woman has lost her life after allegedly being given the wrong blood by a lab technician. The incident happened at a prominent government hospital in Bangalore. Her family has lodged a police complaint of negligence and an investigation is on. Three...
  • Rajasthan: Billionaire compounder of a government hospital arrested July 4, 2013

    Jaipur: A compounder at a government hospital, but a billionare, Mahesh Chandra Sharma was arrested by the AntiCorruption Bureau in Jaipur for accepting a bribe. In a brief period of time Sharma amassed assets worth Rs 200 crore, which includes a hospital worth Rs 22 crore. Mahesh Chandra Sharma landed in...
  • 3 arrested for stealing infant from government hospital June 30, 2013

    Nawada: A baby boy was on Sunday rescued and reunited with his mother, days after he was stolen in exchange for money from a government hospital in Nawada. The police said three persons were arrested for stealing the infant from a market in the Rajauli police station area in Bihar's...
  • Visakhapatnam: 11yearold allegedly raped by uncle June 15, 2013

    Visakhapatnam: An 11yearold girl was allegedly raped by her uncle in Paderu in the district, police said on Saturday. According to police, the girl's uncle Killo Rambabu (35) had asked the minor to accompany him for some work last evening. However, he took the girl to an isolated place and raped...
  • Delhi: 11 government hospitals have no fire clearance May 30, 2013

    New Delhi: A total of 11 government hospitals in Delhi do not have noobjection fire safety (NOC) certificate, Delhi Health Minister AK Walia said in New Delhi. "We have 39 hospitals out of which 11 hospitals do not have fire safety (NOC) certificates," Walia said here. However, he said, the remaining hospitals...
  • Government hospital doctor arrested for taking bribe May 4, 2013

    Jaipur: A senior doctor at a government hospital in Rajasthan's Udaipur district was arrested on Friday for taking bribe of Rs 500 for treating a breast cancer patient, police said. Dr Suresh Kumar Dangayach, the head of radio therapy department at Maharana Bhupal Hospital in Udaipur, 300 km from Jaipur,...
  • Tamil Nadu: Woman worker suspended for demanding bribe April 17, 2013

    Salem: A woman sanitary worker at the government hospital has been suspended for allegedly demanding money from a pregnant woman to get herself treated. The 24yearold pregnant woman labourer from Andhra Pradesh was unable to pay Rs 1000 bribe was reportedly assaulted by her and later delivered the baby at...
  • Delhi to have 12 more government hospitals March 29, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi government is set to build 12 new hospitals with a total bed strength of 2,900, Health Minister AK Walia said on Friday. "The process to start the construction of hospitals in Dwarka (750 beds), Vikaspuri (200 beds), Madipur (200 beds), Jawlapuri (200 beds), Ambedkar Nagar (200 beds)...
  • Government hospital wardboy rapes a two-and-half-year-old girl March 16, 2013

    Shajapur: A two-and-half-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a wardboy of the government hospital at Kanad town, about 30 kms from Shajapur, police said. The incident took place on Thursday when the girl was at the hospital with her mother, who had been admitted there for delivery, they said. The...
  • J&K: Doctor, 2 others suspended for killing dayold baby December 15, 2012

    Kupwara: Jammu and Kashmir state government suspended the government doctor involved in the killing of the dayold infant in Kupwara. A chargesheet has been filed against the doctor and two others. The police said that the baby was born out of wedlock and they fished out the body from a...
  • Dayold baby murdered for being born out of wedlock December 14, 2012

    Srinagar: In a shocking incident, a government doctor and two others were charged with murdering a onedayold infant only because it was born out of wedlock. The baby's body was found by the police in a stream and their investigations led them to a government hospital in Kupwara where the baby...
  • Delhi ventilator snag: Families of victims seek justice December 7, 2012

    New Delhi: Mahendra Sahu is just 17 but he now knows he has to take care of his three siblings and father. His mother Rajkumari who was the only earning member of this family of six died on Tuesday morning at the Sushruta Trauma Centre after the oxygen supply was...
  • FTN: Are ICUs becoming causes of death? December 5, 2012

    Five patients at the Intensive Care Unit of Sushruta Trauma Centre in Delhi died after the oxygen supply to their ventilator was allegedly stopped. ...
  • Delhi ventilator snag: Death toll rises to 5 December 5, 2012

    New Delhi: The death toll has risen to five after another patient died on Wednesday in a Delhi government hospital due to medical negligence after the oxygen supply was cut off while carrying out repair work. All the five patients at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Sushruta Trauma Centre...
  • Delhi: Ventilator snag cuts off oxygen supply, leaves 4 dead December 5, 2012

    New Delhi: In a shocking case of medical negligence in a Delhi government hospital, four people died after their oxygen supply was cut off while carrying out repair work. The four patients at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) died in Sushruta Trauma Centre after the oxygen supply to their ventilator...