India  /  Published 08.10.20

Covid: how emergency care from far works

How does it all work? First there’s a hi-definition video-camera and an audio link that allows the doctors and nurses on both sides to talk to each other. Even more crucially, patient data &ndas...
By Paran Balakrishnan in

Calcutta  /  Published 06.10.20

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 16.09.20

Puja: Covid duty for doctors

Puja holidays are likely to be scrapped for doctors and other employees at several of Calcutta’s private hospitals in order to be prepared if the festival season records a spike in Covid-19 case...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 05.09.20

Portal to seek doctor advice launched

People who are wary of visiting a clinic or hospital for fear of contracting the coronavirus can now consult doctors through a website. The Calcutta Municipal Corporation and the Indian Medical Assoc...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.09.20

Doctor hit over neglect charge by patient kin

Relatives of a patient allegedly assaulted a doctor on duty in the emergency section of the state general hospital at Birpara in Alipurduar district on Thursday night. Doctors, paramedics and other s...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

India  /  Published 30.08.20

IMA: plea to help private doctors

The Indian Medical Association, the country’s largest body of doctors, on Sunday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to establish a “national solatium” to be paid to the families of a...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.08.20

Covid claims 2nd steel city doctor

A 52-year-old doctor who was in-charge of a community health centre, died of coronavirus infection at Tata Motors Hospital in Telco on Thursday morning, the second physician to succumb to the virus in...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.08.20

Telemedicine help for Covid patients

A woman being treated for coronavirus infection pleads with the doctor to allow her to return home as she has to look after her children. The doctor tells her about the virus and explains why it is be...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 20.08.20

Show cause notice against doctor

Taking note of the charges of dereliction of duty with regard to Covid, Dhanbad deputy commissioner Uma Shankar Singh today stopped the salary of medical officer-in-charge of Nirsa, Dr Ila Roy and ser...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.08.20

Policemen beat up doctor in Koderma

SP Ehtesham Waquarib removed the OC, Thakur, and five other policemen who were with him from their posts and asked them to report to the police lines. On Tuesday, based on Kumar’s complaint, pol...
By Vishvendu Jaipuriar in Hazaribagh


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