Calcutta  /  Published 08.05.21

Hospitals hire docs for Covid field units

Private hospitals that are setting up Covid field hospitals in auditoriums and stadiums are recruiting nurses and doctors and redeploying doctors from departments where the patient count has dropped t...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 01.05.21

Crisis looms as doctors catch Covid

A number of doctors and nurses have contracted Covid despite being fully vaccinated against the disease, a trend that will only intensify the crisis in Covid management unless corrective measures are ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.04.21

Nurses back at Sadar hospital

Nurses and other healthcare workers resumed work at the Sadar Hospital here on Tuesday following an FIR against a doctor and a community health centre (CHC) officer for not di...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 27.11.20

Nurse shortage hits homecare

An increased demand for homecare and nursing assistance has left many Covid patients in Calcutta who are getting discharged from hospital without help even as family members are desperately calli...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 11.11.20

Nursing college answer to Covid crisis

The Institute of Child Health in Park Circus will on Wednesday inaugurate a nursing college, from where 120 nurses will graduate every year. In Bengal, healthcare delivery is hobbled by the absence o...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


Calcutta  /  Published 20.10.20

Nurse exodus hits hospitals

A fresh round of exodus of nurses from private hospitals could slam the brakes on plans to ramp up Covid beds ahead of the festival season. At least 40 nurses have resigned from Peerless Hospital in ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

India  /  Published 24.07.20

AIIMS Patna: Nursing staff on strike

At least 400 contract nursing staff of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Patna went on a flash strike on Thursday demanding pay hike and job security. The strike hampered the tre...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 02.07.20

Nurses abroad better cared for

Health workers in many countries with excellent healthcare infrastructure but hit hard by the pandemic appear to have much higher levels of satisfaction with the support they received from their gover...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

Education  /  Published 15.01.19

Next Gen medics

As technology explodes into patient care (surgeons can preview operations using virtual 3D images built from a patient’s scans), the gap between medical education and real-world care has “become a...
By Laura Pappano/New York Times News Service

West Bengal  /  Published 25.04.19

Doctors give blood to tide over shortage

Doctors, nurses, students and employees of SSKM Hospital donated blood on Thursday to replenish the stock of their blood bank.SSKM and other government hospitals in Calcutta is running short of blood ...
By Rith Basu in Calcutta


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