Furnish the list of illegal nursing homes, Bombay High Court directs state govt

To stop the ill practices of the private hospitals, and to protect the interest of the patients, the Union Government has passed the Clinical Establishment Act. However, the Maharashtra government has not moved an inch to implement the Act in the state. The Bombay High Court, on Thursday, had directed the government to reply on the issue

Furnish the list of illegal nursing homes, Bombay High Court directs state govtThe Bombay High Court on Thursday, (October 11) cracked a whip on the Maharashtra government. The court rapped the Maharashtra government on the issue of implementing the Clinical Establishment Act in the state. The court has directed the state government to file the reply in this regard. The Union Health Ministry, in a written order, […]

Patients put forth their demands by observing ‘satyagraha’

Around 15 patients went on a one-day ‘satyagraha’ in Nagpur. These patients have raised their concerns over the issues like unavailability of essential medicines, lack of treatment facilities for psychological problems, lack of facilities in the public sector which force people to opt for private healthcare, rising cost of healthcare, and less spending on health care by the government

Patients put forth their demands by observing ‘satyagraha’With the demand to make ‘Clinical Establishment Act’ patient-centric, around 15 patients went on a one-day ‘satyagraha’ in Nagpur on Thursday. These patients, along with ‘Jan Aarogya Abhiyan’ – a network of 50 NGO’s, have submitted their demands to the Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Health Minister Deepak Sawant. Dr Satish Gogawale, the member […]

NMC Bill: IMA calls indefinite strike on April 2

Indian Medical Association, after a maha panchayat in New Delhi on Sunday in which about 25,000 doctors and medical students participated, has declared that doctors across the country will go on an indefinite strike from April 2 if the government does not remove controversial clauses from the National Medical Commission Bill. Although, on Mrach 27, it will be tabled in the session and a call on strike will be taken based on what government does, said Dr Shivkumar Utture, President Maharashtra Medical Council (MMC)

NMC Bill: IMA calls indefinite strike on April 225, 000 doctors and medical students converged at Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium, New Delhi for Mahapanchayatto express their concern and anger on the National Medical Commission Bill. Junior doctors, service doctors, members from the speciality organisations besides members of Indian Medical Association assembled for the Mahapanchayat. The medical students from all the medical colleges of […]

NMC bill: IMA yatra to be flagged off on February 25

As the doctor-patient relationship is at its worst point, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) has planned an IMA Yatra and IMA Cycle Rally.  Public meets will be addressed by IMA leaders where people will be informed regarding IMA’s ‘Pro-People’ fights, issues of fraternity making healthcare a difficult zone for people

NMC bill: IMA yatra to be flagged off on February 25Dr Ravi Wankhedkar, IMA, President, said, “The Medical fraternity is going through a turbulent phase. Many issues and government decisions are creating negative impact on fraternity and healthcare of the country. Doctor-patient relationship and the trust on fraternity is all-time low.” IMA yatra will witness the entire leadership of IMA moving across the country. Each […]

‘Include the patients representatives in Clinical Establishment Act committee’

To implement the Clinical Establishment Act in state, a committee has being formed. This committee does not include representatives of NGOs working for the rights of the patients. In order to include patients right representatives in the committee, Jan Arogya Abhiyan has written a letter to Dr Mohan Jadhav, the Chairman of the Clinical Establishment Act committee

‘Include the patients representatives in Clinical Establishment Act committee’Soon, the Clinical Establishment Act will be implemented in Maharashtra. For this, the state government has appointed a committee under the leadership of Dr Mohan Jadhav, joint-Director, Directorate of Health Service. Representatives of private hospitals, Indian Medical Association, pathologists and representatives of Hinduja, Ruby, Nanavati hospitals and SRL Diagnotics have been included in this committee. […]

Pharma companies, ambulance drivers in the ambit of ‘cut practice law’

To crack down on the doctors who indulge in cut commission practice the Maharashtra government had decided to form a ‘cut practice law’. In the meeting conducted regarding the ‘cut practice law’, the government has taken an important decision to include all the people related to healthcare in its jurisdiction

Pharma companies, ambulance drivers in the ambit of ‘cut practice law’The jurisdiction of ‘cut practice’ will widen. Pharma companies, ambulance drivers, chemists and all the medical representatives to be included in it. As per the information received from the sources, the state government has decided to change the name of ‘cut practice law’ to ‘Undue Benefits In Healthcare Act’. Speaking to My Medical Mantra, Dr […]

Maha to implement Clinical Establishment act soon?

In the year 2010, the central government introduced Clinical Establishment Act in order to stop ill practices in the private health sector. This law has been enacted in all the Union Territories and four states. In Maharashtra, since the year 2014, this bill is with finance department for the approval. Few days ago, after two hospitals were accused of overbilling and declaring the new born dead, the union health minister has asked to implement the act

Maha to implement Clinical Establishment act soon?With an aim to protect the interests of patients, the state government is all set to implement the Clinical Establishment Act. Dr Deepak Sawant, the state health minister informed regarding this in Maharashtra assembly. Dr Deepak Sawant, the state health minister said, “State government is making efforts to implement central government’s Clinical Establishment Act. State government is […]

J P Nadda asks states to implement the Clinical Establishment Act

The Union Health Minister on Thursday wrote to Chief Ministers of all states for the adoption and implementation of Clinical Act in order to stop ill practices in the private health sector

J P Nadda asks states to implement the Clinical Establishment ActThe much debated Clinical Establishment Bill might finally get to see the light of day, as Union Health Minister J P Nadda has written to all states asking them to implement the Clinical Establishment Act. The medical fraternity and health activist across the state have welcomed this step taken by the central government. Dr Ravi […]

Pune: NGO writes to CM regarding the Clinical Establishment Act

The state government has not taken any steps to enact the Maharashtra Clinical Establishment (Registration and Regulation) Bill. Even though, it has been approved by the law department. The bill still has to see the light of day

Pune: NGO writes to CM regarding the Clinical Establishment ActAn NGO based in Pune called Jan Arogya Abhiyan has written a letter to Chief Minister and Health Minister of Maharashtra, urging them to discuss the issue pertaining to the Maharashtra Clinical Establishment (Registration and Regulation) Bill before the Vidhan Sabha, with specified provisions to protect the interests of patients. The letter mentions that, this […]