West Bengal  /  Published 10.04.20

A Covid-19 patient lists problems

A nurse suffering from Covid-19 and admitted to the M.R. Bangur Hospital has alleged that the protective gear-clad doctors never come close to the patients and that no one had once checked her for lun...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 15.05.20

185 nurses leave Calcutta

Nurses from several states have started leaving Calcutta, with as many as 185 nurses already taking a bus back to Manipur.Many nurses from Manipur and Odisha have resigned from private hospitals, incl...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 14.05.20

Calcutta hospitals take steps to protect nurses

Hospitals are training their nurses afresh and rearranging their accommodation to protect them from the novel coronavirus and ensure they don’t have to be quarantined in large numbers.Several hospit...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.05.20

Calcutta beckons, nurses fume

Nurses of a private hospital here at the steel city are angry and scared after the hospital management verbally informed them that around 40 nurses would be sent to the hospital's main branch in Calcu...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 21.05.20

Raise the bar

Sir — The prime minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern, has once again set an example before other world leaders after she, her partner and some friends were denied entry to a cafe where they had d...
By The Editorial Board


North East  /  Published 12.05.20

Nurses face stigma in Covid-19 fight

As Assam celebrated International Nurses Day on Tuesday, many nurses in the state allegedly face discrimination as, some fear, they are carriers of coronavirus and will infect people near them.A nurse...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 01.06.19

Private sector battles lack of nurses

Several private hospitals in the city are working with about half the required number of nurses or even less because Bengal doesn’t have enough nursing colleges to meet their need. Every time govern...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 30.11.18

Strike off, Assam GNM nurses rejoin duty

General nursing and midwifery (GNM) staff nurses in Assam on Friday called off their strike “temporarily” and joined duty from 2 pm amid reports that two pregnant women had died at Jorhat Medical ...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.03.19

Scalpel course on wheels

A state-of-the-art mobile training centre designed to improve the surgical skills of doctors, nurses and paramedics is currently stationed at the Tata Main Hospital (TMH) here.Named Johnson and Johnso...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 08.03.19

Nurse exodus leaves private hospitals in crisis in Calcutta

Calcutta’s private hospitals are facing a fresh crisis of nurses as hundreds have left their jobs to join government hospitals, officials of private health-care units have said.Some hospitals have l...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta


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