The members have requested the government to take up training and workshop of primary health care givers employed at government hospitals in the area of palliative care to improve the quality of life of both patients and their family members.
“Our doctors have been undergoing training at the neighbouring Tata Memorial Hospital on palliative care over six months,’’ said KEM Hospital dean Dr Avinash Supe.
Under its ‘Integrated care of complex opportunistic infectious diseases’ project, the MSF will set up the facility at Guru Gobind Singh hospital in Patna.
A team from the board visited the hospital on Friday and checked the premises and services for 197 parameters, of which 22 were found non-compliant.
She died at 9am on Friday. Her death certificate puts dengue haemorrhagic shock syndrome as the cause of death. The hospital claimed the victim may have got the virus during blood transfusion.
The woman, who was admitted with high-grade fever, convulsions and pneumonia earlier this week, was the sixth victim of swine flu during the current season, confirmed health authorities.
A 75-year-old man died at the Assam Medical College and Hospital (AMCH) here on Thursday night after being administered blood of the wrong group during transfusion.
The city is all set to get a dedicated clinic catering to the transgender community. In addition to providing them with easy access to healthcare, the clinic is also expected to sensitize and educate the medical community on the healthcare needs of transgenders.
A medical nightmare for the Guptas from Dahisar started in July when their two-year-old son Ayan started complaining of knee pain.
In the current practice, doctors prescribe medicines after checking sugar and blood pressure levels. But doctors at the screening centre will not only just treat two major NCDs — diabetes and hypertension —but also will look into the complications that can arise out of it.
The government had last week issued a circular to private hospitals asking not to charge more than Rs 2,500, in the wake of reports that some of them were collecting Rs 5,000.
A doctor belonging to Scheduled Tribe community has alleged that he was beaten up by relatives of two patients who wanted them to be treated by an “upper caste” person, police said on Sunday.
The governing councils of the six hospitals are currently chaired by the chief secretary and have the health and finance secretaries as members.
At least, seven patients were undergoing dialysis when the power went out and dialysis system’s backup was limited only for 10 minutes.
The new DHH will also function from the 50-bed model maternity and child health (MCH) care ward that shares its campus with the sub-divisional hospital at Phulobado, on outskirts of Jeypore.
Dr Murtuja, Dr Amol Dongre, Dr Sushil Mandhaniya and Dr Subodh Gupta took to the dais to provide insights into breast cancer.
Officials identified the victim as S Manikandan from Vilvanathanpatti near Thoppampatti on the outskirts of Palani town. Officials said that initially he underwent treatment in nearby clinics before visiting a private hospital in Coimbatore, where he was diagnosed with the influenza.
The symptoms include blood spots in eye, oozing of blood from the eyes. Around one-third of the 65 million diabetic patients in India suffer from blindness.
The hospital would be constructed by Jan Nayak Chaudhary Devi Lal Memorial Trust. The foundation stone was laid by former chief minister and INLD supremo Om Prakash Chautala.
The hospital administration and some medical supplier companies are fighting with each other, over tenders for installation and maintenance of central oxygen pipeline for infants.