Jharkhand  /  Published 07.03.22

Jabs: National award for nurses

Two young auxiliary nurse midwives (ANMs) from Jharkhand, who are currently posted on Covid vaccination duty in Ranchi for over a year, will be awarded by the union health ministry for conducting the ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

News  /  Published 20.12.21

Time to scale up male nursing colleges in Bengal

The youth of Bengal have a great preference to be teachers or policemen rather than male nurses. In comparison with other professions, male nurses also serve society with great honour and skill. They ...
By Gautam Mukhopadhyay

India  /  Published 14.12.21

Experts: India needs 4.3 million nurses

A panel discussion led by nursing and midwifery experts on Tuesday underscored the urgent need for nursing directorates at central and state levels to address the shortage of 4.3 million nurses in Ind...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 03.12.21

Govt assures high court call on nurses’ pay demand in a month

The state government informed Calcutta High Court on Thursday that the demand of nurses in government hospitals seeking uniformity in their pay scale with other state government employees with similar...
By Tapas Ghosh and Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 19.11.21

Nurses in Kolkata protest again to seek pay revision, start hunger strike

About 2,500 nurses working in various state government hospitals took out a rally from the SSKM Hospital in south-central Kolkata on Thursday afternoon accusing the health department of not keeping it...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata


Calcutta  /  Published 07.08.21

Ball in pay panel court, nurses end protest

Nurses of government hospitals withdrew their agitation on Friday after being told by the state health department that their demand for a pay hike had been sent to the state finance department. The n...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 04.08.21

Nurses plan rally if govt fails to reach out

Nurses in government hospitals are set to organise a rally on Friday to demand an end to an alleged pay disparity and have threatened to cease work if police use force to stop them from joining the ma...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 03.08.21

Nurses seek end to pay disparity

The state health department had promised to address the nurses’ grievances in 2019, the last time they protested before the current round of agitation, but nothing was done, the protesters alleg...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 17.05.21

Always ready for battle

Save one life and you’re a hero; save a hundred lives and you’re a nurse, goes the saying. And it has taken a pandemic for the world to realize its worth. International Nurses Day last we...
By Sudipta Bhattacharjee

India  /  Published 13.05.21

A look at International Nurses Day 2021

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