Incidence of neurological disorders rising in Punjab, says ICMR study

Chandigarh: Neurological illnesses such as stroke, headaches, and epilepsy have more than doubled in Punjab during the last 30 years, according to experts in the field. The empirical result that has been established... Read more »

Worker dies due to ‘medical negligence’

Chandigarh: A 53-year-old Phase 7 factory worker, Subhash Pandey, died due to the alleged “medical negligence” of the ESI Hospital. Pandey was brought dead to a private hospital in Phase 1 on... Read more »

Medical services hit in Punjab as government doctors observe day-long strike

Medical services were disrupted in government hospitals in Punjab on Monday after government doctors went on a day-long strike against the recommendation of the state’s sixth pay commission delinking non-practising allowance from... Read more »
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Medical, dental college faculty to boycott services for 3 hours

Amritsar: In protest against the 6th Pay Commission report, the doctors at Government Medical College and Government Dental College have announced to boycott all duties except for emergency and Covid care on... Read more »

Ludhiana hospital conducts successful surgery on 1-year-old with third leg

A city hospital in Ludhiana conducted a successful corrective surgery of a 1-year-old boy of Haibowal who had a third leg. Dr Baldeep Singh of the private hospital, said that the patient... Read more »
Mucormycosis

50% black fungus patients who visited PGI were diagnosed with Covid-19

Chandigarh: Over 50 per cent patients visiting the PGI with mucormycosis symptoms were also diagnosed with Covid-19 on the same day. “A lot of people are presenting to our hospital with symptoms... Read more »
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Action against Shamsher Hospital after Covid patient’s kin complain of malpractices to deputy commissioner

The Jalandhar district administration on Tuesday has suspended the level-2 Covid care facility at a private hospital after a preliminary report submitted by the health authorities flagged malpractices, including overcharging. Deputy commissioner... Read more »
suicide

Covid patient admitted to PGIMER jumps to death

A Covid patient (42) admitted to PGIMER, allegedly jumped to death from the fourth floor of the hospital on Thursday. The investigating police stated, “He was Covid-19 positive and under treatment for... Read more »
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Punjab CM orders recruitment of 400 nurses, 140 technicians at state govt medical colleges

An immediate recruitment of 400 nurses and 140 technicians at state government medical colleges has been ordered by Punjab CM Amarinder Singh on Friday. The CM reviewed the functioning of the Department... Read more »
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Punjab: Hospital and gynae directed to compensate Rs. 10 lakh to patient for failed surgery

Punjab State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission has directed a hospital and its doctor to pay a lump sum of Rs 10 Lakh as compensation to a patient for failing in operation and... Read more »