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Calcutta Medical College
Calcutta  /  Published 26.11.20

Advice to states on medical class restart

The Union health secretary has written to all states advising that medical colleges resume their classes “on or before 1st December, 2020”, senior officials of the Bengal government have s...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.10.20

Calcutta Medical college asks for more doctors

The Calcutta Medical College and Hospital is “facing an acute shortage of doctors” as many of them have tested positive for Covid-19, the principal has written to the health department, se...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 08.08.20

Covid patient's escape attempt at CMCH

A Covid-19 patient in Calcutta tried to jump off a hospital building on Saturday after breaking the windowpane with an oxygen cylinder but was saved by an alert health worker, police said. The incide...
By PTI in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 08.08.20

Plasma therapy for select patients

The Bengal government has decided to start plasma therapy for a select group of Covid-19 patients as an alternative treatment at the Calcutta Medical College and Hospital. Immunohaematology experts w...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 16.07.20

NRS to have 110 beds for Covid patients

The NRS Medical College and Hospital will have 110 beds for Covid-19 patients. The government-run hospital has so far kept patients suspected to have Covid-19 in isolation. If they test positive for ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.07.20

Bengal govt to set up plasma bank at CMCH

The Bengal government will set up a plasma bank at the Calcutta Medical College and Hospital to help conduct trials for plasma therapy for Covid-19. Doctors and health department officials welcomed t...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 02.07.20

Cry in CMCH for other patients

Several junior doctors and students of the Calcutta Medical College and Hospital staged a protest on the campus on Wednesday, demanding resumption of treatment of non-Covid patients in the hospital al...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.11.19

Negligence finger at hospital for vision loss

A 23-year-old youth lost one of his eyes because doctors at Calcutta Medical College and Hospital did not pull out an iron nail stuck in the eye for two days, his family has alleged.Raja Naskar, a res...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 08.10.18

Déjà vu: a city's symptom of grave illness

Déjà vu, when recurrent, is a symptom of grave illness. Nowhere is this more evident than in West Bengal. After a fire engulfed a private hospital in Calcutta killing about 90 people in 2011, anothe...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 04.10.18

Fire case bias burns bright

Two fires within a span of 18 days have brought out a sharp contrast — arrest warrants have been issued against the owners and the chief executive of one building while no matching action has been i...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


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