PRIVATE HOSPITALS

  • Woman constable who shot herself at Bhopal airport shifted to AIIMS August 11, 2014

    A CISF constable, who had shot herself at Bhopal airport after being allegedly scolded by her senior for reporting late on duty, has been shifted to AIIMS in New Delhi as her condition has deteriorated. Constable Ritu Kumari (25) was shifted to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) by an...
  • Seven members of a family killed as car collides with a truck June 9, 2014

    Seven members of a family, including four children, were killed and a girl injured when a car collided with a truck in Izzatnagar area in Bareilly, police said on Monday. The accident took place on Sunday night when the victims were returning after meeting their relatives in Pilibhit, SP (city) Rajiv...
  • Sehore: Woman engineer shot at by two motorcycleborne assailants December 5, 2013

    A woman engineer was shot at by two unidentified assailants in Sehore, police said on Thursday. 26yearold Priyanka Baghel, posted as a subengineer at the Janpad office in Mandi area of Sehore, was shot at by two motorcycleborne assailants when she was walking with two other women colleagues toward her...
  • 34 Delhi hospitals get notice for charging poor October 12, 2012

    New Delhi: Delhi government on Friday issued notices to 34 private hospitals in the city for not complying with court directive of providing free treatment to the poor patients. All private hospitals which were given government land at concessional rates are required to reserve 25 per cent of their outpatient...
  • AP govt, private hospitals duel over dengue scare September 17, 2012

    Hyderabad: Is there dengue or is there not? Patients suffering from fever of any sort are in a state of bewilderment with the state government blaming private hospitals for creating a dengue scare while the latter say they are indeed dealing with dengue. Health minister D L Ravindra Reddy recently...
  • Fire at a private hospital in Kolkata, no injury August 19, 2012

    Kolkata: A minor fire broke out at a private hospital in Kolkata on Sunday, but there was no report of any injury to anyone. The fire broke out in a machine in the child care unit of B P Poddar Hospital at New Alipore in Kolkata at 12.40 pm, fire...
  • Only a few hospitals have fire department nod December 14, 2011

    CHENNAI: No lessons seem to have been learnt by health care facilities here in the aftermath of the tragic fire accident that occurred in a hospital in Kolkata last Saturday. Most hospitals in the city both government and private lack even basic fire safety mechanisms, according to the...
  • Justice for Kapali: Death by medical negligence? November 8, 2011

    Kapali died during child birth. The hospital claims it was due to a reaction. Her husband Parikshit suspects foul play. ...
  • Treat poor free: SC to Delhi private hospitals September 1, 2011

    New Delhi: The Supreme court has upheld a Delhi High Court order and instructed all private hospitals in Delhi that got land at concessional rates to provide free treatment to the poor. Some of the 37 private hospitals in Delhi that have got land at concessional rates had approached the apex...
  • Gujarat reports fourth swine flu death August 21, 2009

    Ahmedabad: A 35yearold man died of swine flu in the civil hospital in Ahmedabad on Thursday, taking the toll due to the viral disease to four in Gujarat, an official said. Chetan Pratapbhai Patel was admitted in the civil hospital on August 16 after being referred from a private hospital in...
  • BMC allows swine flu screening at 14 private hospitals August 20, 2009

    Mumbai: With the outbreak of H1N1 pandemic, the Bombay Municipality Commission has now allowed the screening of swine flu in 14 private hospitals across Mumbai, which is a big relief for Mumbaikars. These include Bombay Hospital and Breach Candy Hospital in South Mumbai. Private Hospitals are required to follow strict guidelines, such...
  • Guidelines framed for pvt hospitals to treat H1N1 cases August 18, 2009

    New Delhi: The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) has prepared guidelines for private hospital to manage the rising number of H1N1 virus cases. "The guidelines spell out the steps required for containing the spread of H1N1, that is, sampling and segregation, testing and treatment. This document is...
  • Pune: 2 of 9 private hospitals admitting H1N1 patients August 13, 2009

    Mumbai: Eighteenyearold Raheen Sheikh is suffering from fever, body pain, and breathlessness all symptoms of H1N1, but it's been four days and she's still struggling to get diagnosed, waiting in long queues outside a public hospital. "We went to a private practitioner who told us to go to a bigger...
  • Can you spare govt hospitals and spoil your health? August 11, 2009

    New Delhi: Most people prefer private hospitals to government set ups. There are many reasons for this attitude. Kavita Khanna's been scanning the papers for the any news on the H1N1 virus.. The activist wife of actorpolitician Vinod Khanna has spent the last three days worried that her son, her help...
  • Pvt hospitals swine flu ready August 8, 2009

    New Delhi: A large number of private hospitals and laboratories were being accredited by various state governments on Saturday to treat swine flu patients as well as test for the influenza A (H1N1) virus. The step was taken as the government hospitals are overrunning by people who want to test or...
  • Govt must go private to deal with swine flu August 6, 2009

    New Delhi: With the number of H1N1 cases in India bordering on 600 now, people are demanding easier accessibility to treatment and the Tamiflu drug only available at government hospitals and testing centres. Without test, we cannot say if it is common flu or swine flu. Government alone cannot handle...
  • Swine flu worsens, Govt reaches out to private hospitals August 3, 2009

    New Delhi: With the number of H1N1 influenza patients in India crossing 500, the burden on Government hospitals is growing everyday. With experts predicting a more dangerous second wave in the coming winter, that is going to mean more patients. The Government is now turning to private hospitals to help...
  • Health Ministry to set up medical colleges with corporate backing July 25, 2009

    New Delhi: Top of the line private hospitals are being invited by the Health Ministry to set up medical colleges in partnership with the Government. The Ministry has finally found a way out to create new medical college infrastrucutre. With corporate backing, these colleges will come up in existing district...
  • CJ questions pvt hospitals after father's death February 15, 2008

    CJ Ayon Banerjee questions the postoperative care methods adopted in private hospitals across the country after he lost his father. He points out how these hospitals withhold information at the time of discharge. ...
  • Patna man wrongly diagnosed with HIV December 12, 2006

    Patna: A young man and his family spent a week of mental trauma after a private hospital in Patna wrongly diagnosed him as HIV positive. He was cleared of the disease after tests at a government hospital. When Ramparvesh Kumar Sharma, a resident of Nalanda district, was tested positive for HIV...
  • Pvt hospitals in legal trouble over land August 21, 2006

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has ordered the Government to cancel the lease of private aided hospitals in Delhi which don't reserve beds for poor patients. Government laws stipulate that hospitals, which take land at discounted rates from the Government, should reserve at least 25 per cent of their...