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Shocking: Attendants shoes being stolen outside hospital ward

Many attendants at GB Pant Childrens’ Hospital Srinagar complained that their shoes have gone missing from outside the ICU and Ward 8 of the hospital. They alleged that despite reporting these incidents, the hospital authorities were reluctant to examine the...

Over 40% referrals from peripheries to LD Hospital turn out ingenuine: Dr Muzaffar Jan

  Over 40% of referrals from rural hospitals to Kashmir’s premier maternity specialty Lalla Ded Hospital turn out ingenuine. These unauthentic referrals overburden Srinagar’s LD Hospital. Medical Superintendent LD Hospital Dr Muzaffar Jan told the news agency Kashmir News Trust that...

Death of a kid: Family alleges negligence, Pediatrician Head orders probe

  A family from Central Kashmir’s Budgam district staged a protest at GB Pant Hospital Srinagar after the death of a five-year-old kid on Monday. The family alleged medical negligence claiming that ‘inexperienced’ doctors who are at the helm of affairs...

Paras Health Srinagar conducts successful external hemipelvectomy surgery

  Paras Healthcare Srinagar the surgical prowess of Dr. Sheikh Zahoor and Dr. Shah Naveed shone brightly as they successfully conducted an external hemipelvectomy / dysarticulation, bringing triumph over Chronic Osteomyelitis and left Gluteal Marjolins ulcer for Padmashree Awardee, Javed...

Septuagenarian critical patient gets a new lease of life at Paras Health Srinagar

A septuagenarian from Kashmir Valley got a new lease of life at Paras Health Srinagar. The patient had multiple comorbid illness (Type 2 DM, hypothyroidism, obesity, CKD, Anemia, and OSA) and had sudden cardiac arrest, and aborted sudden cardiac death. The...

Large-scale deaths at SMHS Hospital: Govt to look into the matter

Taking note of the rising mortality cases at SMHS Hospital Srinagar, Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Rajiv Rai Bhatnagar today confirmed that he will look into the matter. For the last 2 years, over 6,000 deaths occurred in the hospital. Recently, an...

Death of a patient: Nursing Home Attached, Complainant Compensated

On the directions of the State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission Srinagar, Police have attached Al-Firdous Nursing Home located at Nowpora Bandipora in the presence of Executive Magistrate 1st Class Bandipora. These directions from the Commission came after the death of...

HDFC Bank to organise one of the largest Blood Donation drive across 1200+ cities and 6,000 centres 

  HDFC Bank, India’s leading private sector bank is planning to organise the 15th edition of its nationwide ‘Blood Donation Drive’ starting from Friday, December 8, 2023. Under its flagship CSR programme Parivartan, it will conduct the Blood Donation camps across 6,000...

Patients shiver with cold, DAK urges JK admin to start heating system in Kashmir hospitals

  Urging Jammu and Kashmir (JK) administration to start heating system in Kashmir hospitals, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Friday said patients are shivering with cold as heating systems of hospitals have not been started yet. With temperatures dipping, DAK President...

Ailing patientcare: GMC Anantnag lacks testing facilities

The Government Medical College (GMC) Anantnag here in South Kashmir lacks most of the facilities. The investigations like KFT, LFT, and lipid profile tests have not been conducted for the past two months. Insiders said that there is a lack...

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