Probe ordered in an alleged medical negligence incident in 2017

Thiruvananthapuram, October 16 (BPNS) In Kerala, a high-level probe has been ordered into the alleged incident in which the surgeons accidentally left a pair of scissors inside the stomach of a woman.  The incident was said to have happened in 2017 at Kozhikode Government Medical College Hospital (GMCH) when the woman was admitted there for […]

Surgical instrument in body: Kerala govt constitutes panel to investigate

Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 16 (BPNS) The Kerala health minister Veena George has constituted a special inquiry committee  to conduct an investigation whether any negligence had taken place during a Caesarian operation conducted on a woman at Kozhikode medical college hospital five years ago. Harsheena of Adivaram in Kozhikode district had consulted a private hospital in Kozhikode […]

Covid booster dose : TN for massive campaign

Tamil Nadu health department is to rope in movie, television artists, cricket players and other celebrities for a massive campaign among the public on the importance of Covid 19 booster dose. Chennai, Oct 7 (BPNS) The Tamil Nadu health department is planning to conduct massive campaigns roping in popular Movie and Television stars, Cricketers, and […]

Mulayam Singh Yadav in critical care unit: Medanta Hospital

Gurugram, Oct 3 (PTI)  Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mulayam Singh Yadav is admitted to the “critical care unit” of Medanta Hospital here and is being treated by a “comprehensive team of specialists”, the hospital said on Monday. The announcement from the hospital comes a day after the Samajwadi Party on Sunday said its 82-year-old […]

Eliminating Filariasis : Kerala to undertake survey at four districts

Dileep V Kumar, Thiruvananthapuram, October 3  In a bid to eliminate lymphatic filariasis (LF), a mosquito-borne infectious disease, Kerala is set to undertake its first-ever transmission assessment survey (TAS) in Palakkad and Malappuram districts. The said survey, in its third round, will also be conducted in Alappuzha and Kasaragod districts. In the state, except Pathanamthitta, Idukki, […]

Five state-of-the-art Operating Theatres commissioned at MMM

Chennai, Sept 22 (BPNS) MMM opens five new operating theatres at their hospital adding to the existing four. The increasing number of cardiothoracic surgeries have required these additional OTs The OTs conform to the latest standards nationally and internationally. MMM will also establish an Emergency Centre within two months In its Ruby Jubilee (40th) year, […]