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Raghav Chadha visits Lok Nayak Hospital to check for Covid-19 preparedness

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 19, 2021 05:33 AM IST
Chadha, who is the chairman of Lok Nayak Hospital’s Rogi Kalyan Samiti, held a meeting with all the heads of departments to discuss proper patient management and streamlining of operations.
Family members on their phones as they react to the death of a relative outside Lok Nayak hospital on Sunday afternoon.(PTI)
Family members on their phones as they react to the death of a relative outside Lok Nayak hospital on Sunday afternoon.(PTI)

Patients line up outside Lok Nayak Hospital amid relentless case surge

By Shiv Sunny, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 19, 2021 05:30 AM IST
As the Covid-19 cases zoomed past the 25,000 mark in Delhi on Sunday, social media was abuzz with requests for help in arranging beds, plasma donors, medicines and oxygen supply.
To increase the number of ICU beds, the government had first directed its own hospitals - Lok Nayak, Guru Teg Bahadur, and Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital - to scale up the number of ICU beds as well.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
To increase the number of ICU beds, the government had first directed its own hospitals - Lok Nayak, Guru Teg Bahadur, and Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital - to scale up the number of ICU beds as well.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)

‘Reserve 80% ICU beds for Covid patients’: Delhi govt to private hospitals

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2020 08:40 AM IST
The total number of hospitalisations stood at 6,503, according to the daily health bulletin released by the Delhi government on Sunday. This has overshot the highest number of hospitalisations – just over 6,200 - Delhi had seen during the surge in cases in June.
Convalescent plasma therapy uses the blood component plasma that has virus-fighting antibodies from a patient who has recovered from Covid-19 to a person still fighting the infection to aid their immune system.(HT Photo)
Convalescent plasma therapy uses the blood component plasma that has virus-fighting antibodies from a patient who has recovered from Covid-19 to a person still fighting the infection to aid their immune system.(HT Photo)

More than 700 have been administered plasma therapy for Covid-19 in Delhi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2020 12:27 AM IST
Two other dedicated Covid-19 hospitals — Lok Nayak and Guru Teg Bahadur — that had set up banks will now also provide convalescent plasma to those admitted in other hospitals, starting Wednesday.
Convalescent plasma therapy uses the blood component plasma that has virus-fighting antibodies from a patient who has recovered from Covid-19 to a person still fighting the infection to aid their immune system.(HT Photo)
Convalescent plasma therapy uses the blood component plasma that has virus-fighting antibodies from a patient who has recovered from Covid-19 to a person still fighting the infection to aid their immune system.(HT Photo)

More than 700 have been administered plasma therapy for Covid-19 in Delhi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 11, 2020 11:46 PM IST
Two other dedicated Covid-19 hospitals — Lok Nayak and Guru Teg Bahadur — that had set up banks will now also provide convalescent plasma to those admitted in other hospitals, starting Wednesday.
Dr Aseem Gupta had joined Lok Nayak hospital’s anesthesia department in 2004(PTI)
Dr Aseem Gupta had joined Lok Nayak hospital’s anesthesia department in 2004(PTI)

Re1 crore ex-gratia for family of Lok Nayak doctor who died of Covid-19

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rhythma Kaul
UPDATED ON JUN 30, 2020 03:55 AM IST
Dr Aseem Gupta, a senior doctor of LNJP Hospital, succumbed to Covid-19 on Sunday.
The data reinforces the promise of plasma therapy, a process in which blood rich in antibodies from a Covid-19 recovered patient is transfused into the body of someone still struggling with the virus, in helping avert deaths due to the viral disease.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
The data reinforces the promise of plasma therapy, a process in which blood rich in antibodies from a Covid-19 recovered patient is transfused into the body of someone still struggling with the virus, in helping avert deaths due to the viral disease.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)

Plasma therapy helps stabilise Covid patients, shows trial at Lok Nayak

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt
UPDATED ON JUN 30, 2020 03:36 AM IST
Of the 29 Covid-19 patients enrolled for the trial at Lok Nayak, 14 were given convalescent plasma from other recovered patients and 15 were administered fresh frozen plasma without any therapeutic benefit.
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal(ANI photo)
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal(ANI photo)

Arvind Kejriwal hails Lok Nayak hospital’s services in Covid fight

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2020 02:24 AM IST
Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday inaugurated a video-calling facility for patients at Lok Nayak hospital, the city’s largest dedicated Covid-19 facility.
The hospital also has 64 ventilators, the maximum at any single Covid facility in Delhi. Over 78% of the ventilators at the hospital are under use.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
The hospital also has 64 ventilators, the maximum at any single Covid facility in Delhi. Over 78% of the ventilators at the hospital are under use.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

At Lok Nayak, patients’ families wait hours for update on their condition

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Shiv Sunny
UPDATED ON JUN 23, 2020 05:45 AM IST
Lok Nayak Hospital is Delhi’s biggest Covid hospital with 2,000 beds, of which 37% were occupied on Monday, according to data provided on the Delhi Corona mobile app.

68 people at Bhagwan Mahavir Hospital quarantined after death of Covid positive patient

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt
UPDATED ON APR 17, 2020 01:40 AM IST
Hospital authorities said a 25-year-old woman with an ectopic pregnancy – where the embroyo is attached outside the uterus – underwent a surgery at the hospital on April 13.
Doctors and other medical staff seen in PPE outside emergency ward of Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan (LNJP) Hospital, in New Delhi, India.(Sushil Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Doctors and other medical staff seen in PPE outside emergency ward of Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan (LNJP) Hospital, in New Delhi, India.(Sushil Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Patients in Lok Nayak’s Covid-19 ward abuse, threaten doctors

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt
UPDATED ON APR 16, 2020 03:40 AM IST
Tensions flared after a male patient allegedly made sexist remarks to a female doctor, according to the RDA. When the doctor’s colleagues objected, the patient instigated others to join in and they threatened the doctors, the RDA members said.

Doctors’ strike continues in Delhi but some big hospitals resume work

New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt
UPDATED ON AUG 03, 2019 10:59 PM IST
Resident doctors from a few big hospitals, like Lok Nayak and Lady Hardinge Medical College, returned to work on Saturday morning after meeting with Union health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan a day earlier.
All the doctors at government hospitals will stage protests and work with black badges and black ribbons on Wednesday.((Diwakar Prasad/ Hindustan Times))
All the doctors at government hospitals will stage protests and work with black badges and black ribbons on Wednesday.((Diwakar Prasad/ Hindustan Times))

IMA strike call will not affect healthcare services in Delhi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt
UPDATED ON JUL 31, 2019 11:18 AM IST
The decision not to join in the strike call was taken by the Federation of Resident Doctors’ Association (FORDA) and the AIIMS resident doctors association late last night.
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.
Rahul Verma aims to tackle mental health and the well-being of the old after the #Udayfightshunger campaign.
Rahul Verma aims to tackle mental health and the well-being of the old after the #Udayfightshunger campaign.

Quit my job to feed people: Rahul Verma of the Uday Foundation

Hindustan Times | By Aditya Dogra, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 22, 2019 02:08 PM IST
While grappling with his newborn son’s medical condition, Rahul Verma decided to make a difference to the thousands waiting outside hospitals
“We have registered a case and have sent the kite string to forensic lab to ascertain if it’s a Chinese manjha or locally made,” said a police officer.(Nitin Kanotra / Hindustan Times)
“We have registered a case and have sent the kite string to forensic lab to ascertain if it’s a Chinese manjha or locally made,” said a police officer.(Nitin Kanotra / Hindustan Times)

Poll body officer injured as kite string slits throat

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 22, 2019 08:14 AM IST
This is the second such incident reported in north Delhi this year. In the previous incident on April 2, an 18-year-old biker was killed after a kite string slit his throat, cutting his windpipe and killing him.
The woman threw her son first from the terrace on the road and then her daughter on the roof of the adjacent yellow building on Monday.(HT Photo)
The woman threw her son first from the terrace on the road and then her daughter on the roof of the adjacent yellow building on Monday.(HT Photo)

Delhi woman who killed her kids booked, police check claim of domestic abuse

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Karn Pratap Singh
UPDATED ON MAR 27, 2019 07:08 AM IST
At around 9pm Monday, the woman, who the police identified only by her first name Alia, allegedly first threw her three-year-old son onto the road, and then her seven-year-old daughter onto the rooftop of the adjacent two-storey building. She then followed her daughter by jumping off the terrace.
The Supreme Court has ordered the sale and use of only green and low emission firecrackers in the National Capital Region.(HT File Photo)
The Supreme Court has ordered the sale and use of only green and low emission firecrackers in the National Capital Region.(HT File Photo)

Reports of burn injuries in Delhi halved before Diwali; doctors credit Supreme Court cracker ban

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 07, 2018 08:28 AM IST
The number of people visiting city hospitals with burn injuries before Diwali has halved, government figures show. Doctors say the trend is expected to continue this year in light of Supreme Court order.
The drugs are centrally procured for the entire country by the National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO).(Arun Sharma/ HT Photo)
The drugs are centrally procured for the entire country by the National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO).(Arun Sharma/ HT Photo)

Lok Nayak hospital runs out of HIV medicines, shortage across city

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt
PUBLISHED ON AUG 29, 2018 02:19 AM IST
It will take at least three to four days for supply to normalise, according to senior officials in Delhi’s health department.
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