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News  /  Published 10.09.22

Pre-Covid Durga Puja roster back at Kolkata hospitals

After two years of Covid panic, hospitals in Kolkata hope to go back to their usual festive season roster during Durga Puja this year. Several private hospitals had not sanctioned leave to doctors, n...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

News  /  Published 10.09.22

Swasthya Sathi ambit curtailed in private health units

Hernia surgeries, common dental procedures and non-emergency appendectomy surgeries cannot be done under the Swasthya Sathi scheme in private hospitals, the state health department has said. A senior...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 09.09.22

Salt Lake doctor's mantra for leading a healthy and fit life

Reduce salt intake, avoid processed food, keep weight under control… these are some of the advices that Dr Susruta Bandyopadhyay, director, department of critical care, at AMRI Hospital, Salt L...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 09.09.22

House entry bar derails dengue drives in Salt Lake, New Town

As per official count, 185 dengue cases were reported in the month of August, out of which 140 affected were in the previous three weeks alone. Das said they find most dengue cases in slum areas. She...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 09.09.22

Covid on wane but be on guard, says doctors in Kolkata

A tormenting spell of heat and humidity was finally broken by a round of thundershowers in the city on Thursday evening. Gusts of wind and streaks of lightning preceded the showers, which starte...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

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News  /  Published 09.09.22

Baby among 2 dengue casualties

A six-month-old girl from Howrah and a 40-year-old woman from Kolkata died of dengue on Thursday. Moumita Mukherjee of Kayasthapara in Kasba was admitted to a nursing home in Jodhpur Park on Mon...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 05.09.22

300 dengue cases in West Bengal on Saturday

Nearly 300 new dengue cases were reported from across the state on Saturday and Kolkata was “one of the six districts” where the numbers are higher than the rest, a senior official of...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 03.09.22

Differential rates back at private hospitals in Kolkata post-Covid

Many patients undergoing treatment at private hospitals in Kolkata and their relatives are facing an old problem again. They are having to pay more for procedures, diagnostic tests and doctors&r...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

News  /  Published 01.09.22

Medical commission orders AMRI Hospitals to pay penalty, refund

The West Bengal Clinical Establishment Regulatory Commission has imposed a penalty of Rs 10,000 on AMRI Hospitals Salt Lake for delaying the treatment of a patient by a few hours. The commission also...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 26.08.22

New Town gets 5 centres for primary health screening

The old urban primary health centre housed in the first floor of the Utility Building in Action Area 1D will be scaled down and its instruments distributed to the new centres. “It was located in...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake


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