Private Hospitals
West Bengal  /  Published 13.07.20

‘Covid warrior’ job for cured patients

The Bengal government’s drive to enlist cured patients as “Covid warriors” and pay remuneration has come as a blessing for some of the migrant workers who were forced to return joble...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty, Alamgir Hossain in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 12.07.20

Covid: hospitals slap deposit

Many private hospitals in Calcutta are insisting on steep cash deposits before admitting Covid-19 patients and turning them away if they can’t pay. Last Monday, a Barrackpore resident who had t...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

India  /  Published 29.06.20

Covid-19 warning to hospitals

The Karnataka government on Sunday warned private hospitals of legal action if they refused to treat Covid-19 patients, at a time there has been a spike in cases in the state, especially in capital Ba...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Jharkhand  /  Published 26.09.18

Praise on lips, bill worries in heart

Private hospitals in the capital, who are starting to implement the national PM-JAY Ayushman Bharat scheme launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday here, said it would help poor patients but...
By RAJ KUMAR in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 08.05.20

Test order to all private hospitals of Calcutta

All private hospitals in Calcutta will have to set up coronavirus testing laboratories and increase the number of isolation beds, the state government told the healthcare units at a meeting in Swasthy...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 10.09.19

Money woe in organ donation in Calcutta

Several private hospitals in Bengal are not keen on facilitating cadaver organ donation in the absence of reimbursement for hospitals that harvest organs of a brain-dead person, doctors said on Tuesda...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 24.01.20

Hospitals agree to implement scheme

The Non-Governmental Hospital Association of Mizoram (NGHAM), an umbrella body of all private and church-run hospitals in the state, on Friday expressed their willingness to implement a healthcare sch...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl

Calcutta  /  Published 04.05.20

Hospital normality ‘2-3 months away’

Private hospitals in Calcutta would take at least another two to three months “in the best case scenario” to normalise their operations, officials of several healthcare units said on Monday.For so...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 10.05.20

Consultant doctors switch off

Functioning has been hit in most private hospitals because a large number of doctors are reluctant to see patients for fear of catching the novel coronavirus, hospital and health department officials ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 03.04.20

Ventilators, isolation beds at private hubs

Over 150 beds for isolation patients and around 550 ventilators will be available across private health facilities in and around Calcutta for Covid-19 patients, health department officials said on Fri...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta


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