Sskm Hospital
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

India  /  Published 14.06.19

Mamata swings from merciless to merciful

Sledgehammer-wielding enforcer to forgiving Didi.Mamata Banerjee on Thursday rode a roller-coaster after sweeping into SSKM Hospital in the morning and setting up an explosive confrontation with an un...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.06.19

Senior doctors to help keep services running

Senior doctors at SSKM Hospital will work overtime to ensure that all departments remain operational from Friday, the hospital’s academic council decided at a meeting on Thursday evening. The agitat...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

India  /  Published 13.06.19

Mamata warns of action, doctors don't relent

Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee today went to SSKM Hospital in Calcutta and told junior doctors to end their strike by 2 pm or action would be taken against them.She said the doctors would be to...
By The Telegraph and PTI in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.06.19

Day after: How patients were affected

By The Telegraph in Calcutta


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