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IMA demands stringent laws for violence against doctors, healthcare professionals

IMA members expressed the view that violence against medical service persons is becoming a serious issue and that existing legal provisions, including the 2010 Maharashtra Medicare Service Persons Act, are not adequate to deal with the rising incidents of violence against doctors and staff

The demand was made at a press conference held Thursday by the IMA Pune chapter. (REPRESENTATIVE PHOTO)
Updated on Nov 24, 2023 07:02 AM IST
ByVicky Pathare

IMA raises concern over authenticity of complaints received by PMC’s grievance redressal cell

The Maharashtra Nursing Homes Registration (Amendment) Rules, 2021 that states that the civic body needs to set up a grievance redressal cell for patients coming to municipal and private hospitals

The toll-free helpline 1800-233-4151 was made available during working hours. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 15, 2023 11:50 PM IST
ByVicky Pathare

The right and wrong of Right to Health

How do we define an emergency? Why does the government not do its job? Why should private hospitals treat emergencies? Who will pay? Who will take responsibility to transfer patients? What if people demand emergency treatment

Why do doctors oppose such Acts? Why would they not support the global move towards standardising care? And the right to affordable healthcare? India has one of the world’s maximally privatised healthcare system. But there is something even more unique about this model. Doctors invest in hospitals (StockPic)
Updated on Apr 10, 2023 05:26 PM IST
ByDr Sanjay Nagral

Right to Health Bill: Private doctors call off strike in Rajasthan

The agreement between the government and doctors was reached after two rounds of talks on Tuesday morning

The doctors also asked for withdrawal of police cases registered against doctors during the agitation. (PTI image)
Updated on Apr 04, 2023 05:34 PM IST
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