Sskm Hospital
Calcutta  /  Published 07.10.20

Non-Covid tag draws patients to SSKM

By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 06.10.20

2 kids face hospital refusals in Calcutta

Two children, a five-year-old who had swallowed a whistle and a one-year-old who had peanut pieces stuck in his trachea, were allegedly denied treatment by several government hospitals before being re...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 01.10.20

Woman dies of burns after ‘fight’

Cops reached a rented flat in Azadgarh after receiving a call on 100 to find a woman with burns all over her and her friend with burns on his hand after midnight on Tuesday, police said. She had appa...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jadavpur

Calcutta  /  Published 26.09.20

Clothes on fire, lady chokes on fume

An 83-year-old woman died apparently after inhaling carbon monoxide after her clothes caught fire from a diya she had lit while offering her prayers at her New Alipore home on Friday morning, police s...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Alipore

Calcutta  /  Published 10.07.20

Bengal panel lists Covid care lapses in hospitals

Doctors and nurses are not monitoring the health of Covid-19 patients close enough in various state-run and private hospitals, a health department team has said after visiting some such hospitals. Th...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 20.04.20

Rapid test to identify localities

Blood samples of about 100 residents of Belgachhia and Howrah were collected on Monday for rapid antibody tests for Covid-19.The rapid tests, though not confirmatory, can determine the presence of an...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Health  /  Published 06.07.19

How music heals

As I enter the premises of the SSKM Hospital in south Calcutta, then turn right, I find some people on the road ahead looking up. Not heavenwards in prayer, as one might assume in the sombre settings ...
By Swachchhasila Basu in

India  /  Published 16.06.19

Please restore normalcy, says mellow Mamata

A mellowed Mamata Banerjee put the ball on the agitating junior doctors’ court after they refused her offer of a meeting on Saturday, holding out three key assurances and requesting them to rejoin w...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.06.19

Mamata spoke of her ‘pain’ because of doctors' misbehaviour

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee was “hurt” by the behaviour of a section of junior doctors when she dropped in at SSKM Hospital on Thursday, sources quoted her as telling a team of five senior doct...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.06.19

SSKM saves the day for man stuck with denture

A patient with a denture stuck in his oesophagus, left untreated at NRS Medical College and Hospital, was admitted to SSKM through the “back door” where he has undergone surgery.Nurul Sheikh, 45, ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta


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