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Private Hospitals
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 08.05.21

Govt provides list for private last-dose aspirants

The state government has provided private hospitals with a list of government-run Covid vaccination centres in the city where they can send recipients of Covid vaccines who have taken their first dose...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.05.21

Private hospitals can increase Covid beds

The state health department has allowed private hospitals and nursing homes to increase their bed strength by up to 40 per cent to cope with the rising number of Covid patients in need of admission. ...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 05.05.21

Isolation, Covid-care unit at Xavier’s

St Xavier’s University will start an isolation-cum pre-hospitalisation centre on its campus for people in the vicinity who test positive for Covid-19 and lack facilities to isolate at home. The...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in New Town

Calcutta  /  Published 04.05.21

More Covid beds but too few for surge

Private hospitals in the city have increased their Covid beds but the long list of patients waiting to get admitted still continues. The increase in the number of Covid beds is proving to be inadequa...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

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Calcutta  /  Published 02.05.21

Can’t evict patients, hospitals told

The state clinical establishment regulatory commission has said all private hospitals are “duty-bound” to treat any non-Covid patient admitted to their hospitals, who subsequently test pos...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 01.05.21

Jabs: questions answered

Thousands of people queued up outside Covid vaccination centres in the city on Friday. Many had their second doses scheduled in the next four-five days. They queued up on Friday fearing that doses wou...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 28.04.21

Govt to buy vaccines for private units

The state government wants to procure Covid vaccines for private hospitals for the time being as several such units have expressed the fear that supply would suffer if they were to deal with the manuf...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

India  /  Published 25.04.21

Covaxin at Rs 1,200, call for Centre funds

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By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 23.04.21

Sonia seeks jab policy rethink

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By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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