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Good advice for good breathing(Business Wire India)

Here is some good advice for good breathing!

UPDATED ON MAY 11, 2020 05:37 PM IST
In view of the effect of respiratory viruses on asthma, it is of paramount importance that asthmatics take utmost care in the current times.
A doctor sits near the registration counter to assist people after OPD began functioning at Civil Hospital, Lucknow on April 21.
A doctor sits near the registration counter to assist people after OPD began functioning at Civil Hospital, Lucknow on April 21.

Mark separate triage area for flu-like cases: Health ministry to non-Covid hospitals

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rhythma Kaul
UPDATED ON MAY 03, 2020 11:54 PM IST
The guidelines issued by the ministry are meant for health-care workers and others working in non-Covid hospitals and non-Covid treatment areas of hospitals that have Covid blocks.
Fan spends her non-working hours in quarantined isolation – away from her husband and daughter in Wuhan and her critically ill mother in another locked-down city in Hubei province in central China.(Dr. Fan Hong)
Fan spends her non-working hours in quarantined isolation – away from her husband and daughter in Wuhan and her critically ill mother in another locked-down city in Hubei province in central China.(Dr. Fan Hong)

Chinese doctor’s intense 21 days at coronavirus clinic treating over 200 patients

Hindustan Times, Beijing | By Sutirtho Patranobis
UPDATED ON MAR 03, 2020 07:10 PM IST
For over a month now, Fan spends her non-working hours in quarantined isolation – away from her husband and daughter in Wuhan and her critically ill mother in another locked-down city in Hubei province in central China.
The move is aimed to decongest the emergency ward which, on an average, receives around 250 patients daily.(HT FILE)
The move is aimed to decongest the emergency ward which, on an average, receives around 250 patients daily.(HT FILE)

PGI senior faculty to oversee emergency ward till late evening

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Amanjeet Singh Salyal, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON FEB 07, 2020 12:57 AM IST
STREAMLINING SERVICESSpecialists up to the level of additional professors from different departments will discuss cases and treatment required by patients
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Patients suffer as specialist doctors go on strike in Amritsar civil hospital

Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By HT Correspondent, Amritsar
PUBLISHED ON JAN 30, 2020 11:25 PM IST
A committee is looking into the applications from different departments in order to expand research and start new courses.(HT File)
A committee is looking into the applications from different departments in order to expand research and start new courses.(HT File)

PGIMER: Vacated Nehru Hospital space paves the way for new courses in Chandigarh

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Amanjeet Singh Salyal, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JAN 23, 2020 12:37 AM IST
According to the officials, more than 15 requests have been made by different departments for getting space at the hospital following the shifting of four departments to the new extension block on campus
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Lack of employees hits Ayush clinic services in Chandigarh

By Amanjeet Singh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2019 12:24 AM IST
19 doctors manage 26 government homeopathic dispensaries in the city
A 27-year-old Indian national was jailed for five days and fined nearly Rs 1.30 lakh for embracing and inappropriately touching a woman at a church.(Getty Images/Vetta)
A 27-year-old Indian national was jailed for five days and fined nearly Rs 1.30 lakh for embracing and inappropriately touching a woman at a church.(Getty Images/Vetta)

Indian man jailed for inappropriately touching woman at Singapore church

Singapore | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 04, 2019 08:52 AM IST
Rajendran Prakash was drunk when he entered the Church of Our Lady Lourdes at about 1 pm on September 29 last year and touched and embraced the woman there, Channel News Asia reported.
Services at the Hindu Rao Hospital may be affected on Monday after 500 doctors and medical interns said they would strike work protesting an attack on their colleagues. (Photo by DIPTENDU DUTTA / AFP)
Services at the Hindu Rao Hospital may be affected on Monday after 500 doctors and medical interns said they would strike work protesting an attack on their colleagues. (Photo by DIPTENDU DUTTA / AFP)

Hindu Rao Hospital doctors threaten strike over attack

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Baishali Adak
UPDATED ON JUL 01, 2019 07:59 AM IST
This would be the second time that the hospital will see protests this year. In May, the resident doctors had protested for nearly a week alleging that they were not paid their salaries for three months.
The premises of the Civil Hospital in Civil Lines were vacated to make way for repair work.(parveen kumar/ht photo)
The premises of the Civil Hospital in Civil Lines were vacated to make way for repair work.(parveen kumar/ht photo)

Patients complain lack of services as Civil Hospital in Gurugram shifts departments

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUN 26, 2019 03:52 AM IST
Several patients and family members accompanying them complained of travelling long distances to visit the Civil Hospital in Sector 10, where the out-patient department(OPD), the gynaecology and the emergency departments have been shifted.
Routine services like out-patient clinics and diagnostics were severely affected.(PTI Photo)
Routine services like out-patient clinics and diagnostics were severely affected.(PTI Photo)

Patients hit as govt docs strike work in Delhi

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 18, 2019 07:29 AM IST
Public hospitals together treat around 50,000 people in the out-patient clinics every day, with nearly 40% patients from outside the state. Hundreds of scheduled surgeries were also postponed.
On Monday, the medicine ward at Safdarjung hospital was almost deserted. It is usually overcrowded and patients have to lie on gurneys and on the floor in the corridors.(REUTERS File Photo)
On Monday, the medicine ward at Safdarjung hospital was almost deserted. It is usually overcrowded and patients have to lie on gurneys and on the floor in the corridors.(REUTERS File Photo)

Services hit across Delhi-NCR as private doctors join protest

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2019 11:14 PM IST
Public hospitals together treat around 50,000 people in the out-patient clinics every day, with nearly 40% patients from outside the state. Hundreds of scheduled surgeries were also postponed.
Doctors participate in a candle light march against the assault on junior doctors in West Bengal and in solidarity with their demands, at AIIMS hospital, in New Delhi, India, on Saturday.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Doctors participate in a candle light march against the assault on junior doctors in West Bengal and in solidarity with their demands, at AIIMS hospital, in New Delhi, India, on Saturday.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

Warfront like conditions, say AIIMS doctors after junior resident assaulted

New Delhi | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2019 01:03 PM IST
The decision was taken in an emergency meeting early on Monday and comes amid allegations that a junior resident doctor at the Emergency Department of JPNATC was abused by the relatives of a patient late on Sunday.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday accused the striking junior doctors of the city’s SSKM Hospital of verbally abusing her during her visit there.(PTI)
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday accused the striking junior doctors of the city’s SSKM Hospital of verbally abusing her during her visit there.(PTI)

‘Striking junior doctors hurled abuses at me’: Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 14, 2019 10:38 AM IST
The chief minister made the allegation hours after her visit to the state-run hospital in the afternoon to take stock of the situation in the wake of disruption of medical services across the state.
Every day, around 12,000-15,000 patients visit AIIMS’s outpatient clinics. Along with their relatives, the daily footfall at the hospital is nearly 50,000.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Every day, around 12,000-15,000 patients visit AIIMS’s outpatient clinics. Along with their relatives, the daily footfall at the hospital is nearly 50,000.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

Water and shade luxuries at busy hospitals

New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt
PUBLISHED ON JUN 01, 2019 04:32 AM IST
At the emergency department nearby, there is a small shade that barely contains all the patients waiting on gurneys awaiting their turn.
Beds for patients in overground bunkers, a single access gate with security cover, and a peripheral surveillance track road around the campus boundary.
Beds for patients in overground bunkers, a single access gate with security cover, and a peripheral surveillance track road around the campus boundary.

New AIIMS in J&K to have ‘bunkers’ as safety measure

New Delhi | By Rhythma Kaul
UPDATED ON APR 27, 2019 07:10 AM IST
Because of AIIMS Jammu’s proximity to LoC, the masterplan has a provision for two bunkers with at least 50 beds for patients to handle mass casualties during disaster situations.
DCP (South) Vijay Kumar said Rohit Tiwari, a resident of Defence Colony in south Delhi, was brought to the hospital around 5pm in an ambulance, where doctors declared him dead.(HT PHOTO/N D Tiwari)
DCP (South) Vijay Kumar said Rohit Tiwari, a resident of Defence Colony in south Delhi, was brought to the hospital around 5pm in an ambulance, where doctors declared him dead.(HT PHOTO/N D Tiwari)

N D Tiwari’s son passes away

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 16, 2019 09:47 PM IST
His mother Ujjwala Tiwari was also admitted to the same hospital where she received a call from their home about her son being “unwell and bleeding from nose”, he said.
Every doctor who works in the emergency department has faced verbal violence, the study found. As for physical violence, psychiatrists are more susceptible than other doctors.(HT FILE PHOTO)
Every doctor who works in the emergency department has faced verbal violence, the study found. As for physical violence, psychiatrists are more susceptible than other doctors.(HT FILE PHOTO)

In India, 75% doctors face violence at work

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt
UPDATED ON APR 14, 2019 08:20 AM IST
At policy level, low budgetary spending on health, high out-of-pocket expenditure, lack of facilities in government hospitals and overworked doctors lead to violence. The perception that all doctors are profiteers adds to that.
An airliner caught fire on landing at Tehran’s Mehrabad airport on Tuesday but all 100 passengers were evacuated without injury. (Representational Image)(AP)
An airliner caught fire on landing at Tehran’s Mehrabad airport on Tuesday but all 100 passengers were evacuated without injury. (Representational Image)(AP)

Plane catches fire at Iran airport; 100 passengers evacuated unhurt

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON MAR 20, 2019 01:26 AM IST
The pilot was not able to open the back wheels of the plane and circled the airport attempting to open all the wheels before landing the plane on its body, according to Fars.
A senior state health department official on Saturday said, for this ambitious Skills Centre, the team would inspect all three medical colleges of the state from March 26 to 29.(HT File Photo)
A senior state health department official on Saturday said, for this ambitious Skills Centre, the team would inspect all three medical colleges of the state from March 26 to 29.(HT File Photo)

Team to inspect Jharkhand medical colleges for ‘Skills Centres’

Dhanbad | By Subhash Mishra
PUBLISHED ON MAR 17, 2019 01:22 AM IST
The centre will teach skills to doctors needed in the treatment of patients in the emergency department. Skills Centre project is of Rs 1.30 crores.
On December 10, the toothbrush was pulled out by gastroenterologists performing an endoscopy at AIIMS.(File Photo)
On December 10, the toothbrush was pulled out by gastroenterologists performing an endoscopy at AIIMS.(File Photo)

Delhi man gulps toothbrush while cleaning throat, wakes up in hospital

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2019 12:17 PM IST
A resident of Seemapuri in Delhi, Avid had swallowed the toothbrush on December 8 while thoroughly cleaning his throat. He did not tell anyone about it immediately.
Garha police station in-charge S Khan said Dr Geetesh Ratre has complained that the incident took place on Friday when two women injured in an accident were brought to the government-run Subhash Chandra Medical College here around 7:30pm.(HT FILE PHOTO)
Garha police station in-charge S Khan said Dr Geetesh Ratre has complained that the incident took place on Friday when two women injured in an accident were brought to the government-run Subhash Chandra Medical College here around 7:30pm.(HT FILE PHOTO)

Scheduled Tribe doctor ‘assaulted’ in MP by patients’ kin demanding ‘upper caste’ medico

Jabalpur | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON OCT 14, 2018 05:59 PM IST
Dr Geetesh Ratre was manhandled by the group who demanded that their kin — two injured women — be treated by upper caste doctor.
The draft policy caps the profit margin on drugs and consumables at 50 per cent of purchase price.(Shutterstock)
The draft policy caps the profit margin on drugs and consumables at 50 per cent of purchase price.(Shutterstock)

Delhi government profit capping policy: Will patients actually benefit?

PUBLISHED ON MAY 31, 2018 12:42 PM IST
Medical experts say the Delhi government’s draft policy that introduces high-risk packages and waivers for eemergency patients could prove counterproductive.
The draft policy caps the profit margin on drugs and consumables at 50% of purchase price.(Shutterstock)
The draft policy caps the profit margin on drugs and consumables at 50% of purchase price.(Shutterstock)

Delhi government profit capping policy: Will patients actually benefit?

UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2018 05:29 PM IST
Medical experts say the Delhi government’s draft policy that introduces high-risk packages and waivers for eemergency patients could prove counterproductive.
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