Thane: Relatives assault doctors, staff, one held

Two doctors and hospital staff has been assaulted and manhandled by patients relatives in Bhiwandi, Thane, Maharashtra  The incident happened on Tuesday, July 30, in Kashinath Patil Hospital Police have registered a case, and one accused has been arrested  The attack on doctors and medical professional in Maharashtra are increasing day by day. In the […]

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Hospitals charging money from patients under PM-JAY to face stern action

Hospitals in Pune utilise new strategic approaches to address security concerns

Recruiting more bouncers, taking video consent, forming quick response team of doctors, issuing consent forms for even an injection, screening patients before entry, appointing more number of medical counsellors are new strategies hospitals are already increasingly implementing in the wake of rising security concerns. Dr Meenakshi Deshpande, a gynaecologist from Pune, said, “These days we […]

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#PassiveEuthanasia: Medical fraternity welcomes Supreme Court’s verdict

As Kolkata doctors call off strike, SC defers hearing on doctors’ security

Doctors in West Bengal on Monday (June 17) called off the their strike soon after meeting Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. The logjam ended after seven days of agitation, which was caused after an attack on junior doctor in Kolkata’s NRS Hospital. The junior doctors, in a statement said, “After an enormous movement, the meeting and […]

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IMA Pune appeals to people to raise awareness on doctor’s attacks

In a recent incident in West Bengal, Dr Paribha Mukherjee, a young doctor was brutally attacked by a violent mob at NRS Medical College, Kolkata. As part of protest doctors in the country have launched a protest. Dharna/protest meetings is organised by the state units of IMA, a majority of government hospitals across India and […]

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Enact strict law to protect doctors against attacks: Dr Harsh Vardhan

Representatives from the Indian Medical Association (IMA) and Delhi Medical Association (DMA) also called on Dr Harsh Vardhan on Saturday, June 15. “State governments that do not have specific legislation to protect doctors and health professionals to consider enacting one immediately,” stated Dr Harsh Vardhan. In view of the recent assault on doctors in West […]

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IMA to observe nationwide strike on June 17

Striking junior doctors of Kolkata’s government hospitals today defied Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s 2 pm deadline to get back to work, saying that won’t happen until they get better security. In a recent incident in West Bengal, Dr Paribha Mukherjee, a young doctor was brutally attacked by a violent mob at NRS Medical College, Kolkata […]

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#SaveDoctors: 53 doctor attacks in Maharashtra, but no convictions

In a recent incident in West Bengal, Dr Paribha Mukherjee, a young doctor was brutally attacked by a violent mob at NRS Medical College, Kolkata. He is critical and fighting for his life. As the atmosphere in the medical fraternity is charged across the country as a result of the Kolkata doctor attack. In response […]

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#SaveDoctors: Dr Harsh Vardhan appeals doctors to withdraw strike

In a recent incident in West Bengal, Dr Paribha Mukherjee, a young doctor was brutally attacked by a violent mob at NRS Medical College, Kolkata. He is critical and fighting for his life. As the atmosphere in the medical fraternity is charged across the country as a result of the Kolkata doctor attack. Several doctors […]

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#SaveDoctors: ‘I didn’t give up on serving patients, but I still fear an attack’

On Monday, June 10, a doctor called Paribaha Mukharjee from Kolkata’s NRS Medical College was brutally attacked and is fighting for his life. The brutal assault on Monday on a Kolkata doctor has triggered massive protests among medicos in the country. Junior doctors in West Bengal defied Mamata Banerjee’s ultimatum and are on strike demanding […]

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#SaveDoctors: Doctors in Maha join nationwide protest against doctors attack

Resident and intern doctors from government and civic-run medical colleges in Maharashtra are observing a one-day strike on Friday, June 14 The doctors are protesting against the brutal attack on a junior doctor in Kolkata The resident doctors have shut down the OPD’s and are wearing a black ribbon in the hospital as a mark […]

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