Private Hospitals
News  /  Published 18.07.22

More Covid third doses at govt clinics in Kolkata than private units

The Centre had allowed the administration of precaution doses to those who are 18 or above from April 10, but those aged between 18 and 59 were required to take the shots at private centres and pay Rs...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 13.06.22

In corporate age, can we find Dr Agnishwar?

In the past two decades, the corporate hospitals of Kolkata have gradually settled down to a style of functioning that has significantly influenced patients, doctors and society. There is of cou...
By Gautam Mukhopadhyay in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 12.05.22

Rap on card refusal

Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said in no uncertain terms that her government would act tough against private healthcare establishments who refuse to accept Swasthya Sathi cards of the healthcare scheme...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

News  /  Published 16.03.22

Kolkata schools weigh options for vaccination of students in 12-14 age group

Several schools are keen on starting talks with the civic body on the vaccination of children in the 12-14 age group and also want to wait and watch to assess how many parents want their children to h...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

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

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


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