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Private Hospitals
News  /  Published 05.01.22

Covid-19 fear fuels rise in hospital admissions

Private hospitals in the city have witnessed a surge in Covid admissions over the past three days, forcing them to increase beds on an emergency basis and many are apprehending a crisis if the trend c...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

India  /  Published 22.11.21

Sacked but not hired again

Two months after Sanjay Pandey was sacked, the private hospital in outer Delhi where he used to work as a clerk began recruiting staff again. “But they wouldn’t re-employ me,” the 5...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

News  /  Published 10.11.21

Maha wake-up call for fire safety scan at all state-run and private hospitals

The state government has decided to carry out fire audits at all hospitals, state-run and private, to check their preparedness in handling an emergency and whether fire fighting measures are in order....
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 04.11.21

Call Sathi helpline for hospital admission refusal

Patients or their families can call a helpline number mentioned on the back of their Swasthya Sathi cards if they are refused admission by any hospital despite showing the card, the chairperson of the...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

Calcutta  /  Published 17.08.21

Hospital told to refund Rs 1.2 lakh

The West Bengal Clinical Establishment Regulatory Commission asked Apex Clinic Private Limited in Behala on Monday to refund Rs 1.2 lakh to a patient after it was found that the hospital had charged e...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

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Calcutta  /  Published 06.08.21

Covid: Hospitals see cases rise

Several private hospitals in Calcutta are witnessing a slow rise in the admission of Covid patients. Health officials, too, said they were noticing an uptick in Covid admissions and warned people not...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 06.08.21

Rate cap to stay: Health panel

The West Bengal Clinical Establishment Regulatory Commission on Tuesday refused to change the cap on the rates of various diagnostic tests - which it had announced in July, despite objections from pri...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 29.07.21

Panel issues refund order to 4 hospitals

The West Bengal Clinical Establishment Regulatory Commission on Wednesday asked several private hospitals to refund part of the amounts paid by patients’ families as the bills had been prepared ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 22.07.21

Virus hits corporate health check-ups

One casualty of Covid across private hospitals in Calcutta is the corporate annual health check-up. Most big hospitals did not have any person coming for the routine health check-up for the past one-...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 20.07.21

Halt in case slide sparks concern

The number of new Covid cases every day has been varying between 800 and 1,000 over the past 15 days, a trend that has triggered concern among state government officials and public health experts. Se...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta


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