Doctors creates new rendition of ‘Sonu Song’ to doctor-patient relationship

After Bewafa Sonam became popular across every section of the Internet, a Sonu with trust issues gained popularity through a Marathi song ‘Sonu tule mahyavar bharosa nay ka’ (Sonu don’t you trust me). When the song became viral on the Internet, everyone came up with their own versions of it. But now Baner Balewadi Medical Association has created a song explaining doctor-patient relationship

Doctors creates new rendition of ‘Sonu Song’ to doctor-patient relationshipAfter Bewafa Sonam became popular across every section of the Internet, a Sonu with trust issues gained popularity through a Marathi song ‘Sonu tule mahyavar bharosa nay ka’ (Sonu don’t you trust me). When the song became viral on the Internet, everyone came up with their own versions of it. But now Baner Balewadi Medical Association has […]

Sticking to one doctor could save your life, reveals study

Researchers concluded that when a patient was always or repeatedly seen by the same doctor, the death rate went down. The study drew attention to the place of human interactions in medical practice, with its ‘potentially life-saving’ role

Sticking to one doctor could save your life, reveals studySeeing the same doctor doesn’t just give you the comfort of a familiar face – it might save your life. Denis Pereira Gray of St Leonard’s Medical Practice and colleagues at the University of Exeter, UK analysed the results of 22 studies from nine countries which had quite different cultures and healthcare systems. Eighteen of […]

First-of-Its-Kind: MCI adopts guidelines set-up for doctors’ sexual boundaries

The Indian Psychiatry Society (IPS) and Bangalore Declaration Group, have come up with a set of guidelines for doctors on sexual boundaries, to train them on what is ethically right and wrong. The task force was working on these guidelines since 2015

First-of-Its-Kind: MCI adopts guidelines set-up for doctors’ sexual boundariesWe all must have heard about guidelines laid down by the government in case of following a protocol for treatment, surgery, clinical trials, and how to behave with the patient, and others. There are many guidelines issued to medical practitioners on a daily basis. However, have you ever heard about guidelines for Sexual Boundaries? Sounds […]

“Medical Humanity” department in KEM hospital teaches doctors to communicate with the patient’s relatives

Civic and government-run hospitals are always under pressure to cater to thousands of patients. Owing to which, the doctors, nurses, and the staff is always under stress. KEM hospital is planning to launch a special programme called Stress-Free, to reduce the tension on the healthcare staff

“Medical Humanity” department in KEM hospital teaches doctors to communicate with the patient’s relativesThe budding doctors and medical students are being trained by the hospital’s “Medical Humanity” department    The aim is to build a healthy relationship between the doctors and the patients  Nowadays, assault on doctors in Maharashtra and in India are on the rise. One of the core issues behind these attacks is the communication gap […]

‘Ophthalmology is my life’

Continuing with our series on strong, independent women who have made a contribution to society with their dedication and determination in the field of medicine, we bring you the story of Dr Ragini Parekh. Dr Parekh works tirelessly to protect and save the eyesight and restore the vision of patients. She also voluntarily participates in health camps across Maharashtra

‘Ophthalmology is my life’“I had dream to become a doctor, which I completed. To check patients and to care for them is what I like. I do not get bored of my work. Ophthalmology is my life,” says Dr Ragini Parekh, HOD, Ophthalmology, JJ Hospital, Whenever we think of Ophthalmology, the first name we think about Dr Ragini […]

Doctors from Nandurbar make a short film on doctor-patient relationship

Vipareet, a short film by doctors from Nandurbar district of Maharashtra underlines the fractured relations between doctor and patient. When the doctor patient relations have reached to its low point, it is doctors now who are trying to have healthy relations with patients now

Doctors from Nandurbar make a short film on doctor-patient relationshipThe short film is directed, acted and funded by like-minded doctors who want to restore the doctor-patient relations back to normal. The film mentions that even doctors are human beings and so they should not be seen as God. Even they experience pain and anguish and they work long-hours at times going without sleep. Yet, […]

Doctors Day: ‘A doctor hopes to get respect from the patient and family’

On the eve of Doctors Day, we find ourselves at a time when the doctor-patient relationship is being strained with each passing day

Doctors Day: ‘A doctor hopes to get respect from the patient and family’There are many reasons which have led to the burden on the doctor-patient relationship. The commercialisation of medical education, rapid increase in business minded corporate hospitals, an ever- increasing population of patients with a limited number of doctors to serve them and unrealistic expectations from patients. On this Doctors Day, let’s just step back and […]

Doctors Day: Work stress more now than earlier, state doctors

When all their non-medico friends settle down early and have achieved work-life balance, the doctors, on the other hand, have a different life trajectory. Many studies, conducted in recent years, show that doctors are handling a lot of stress.

Doctors Day: Work stress more now than earlier, state doctorsWhen a student opts for the field of medicine, s/he is not opting for the career option that is like any other which their non-medico peers may choose. A medical student has to study for more number of years, settle down late and has to handle an ample amount of workload. When their non-medico friends […]

‘Pulse – The Lifeline in Danger,’ a short film on doctor’s assault

In a unique attempt to shine a light upon the struggles and strife of medical professionals, four doctors have made a short film to reach out to people and make them aware of the hardships they face. It’s not easy being a doctor, when you can be attacked for no mistake of your own. The film hopes to make people the importance of treating doctors with dignity

‘Pulse – The Lifeline in Danger,’ a short film on doctor’s assaultA few doctors from Maharashtra have come together and developed a short film  upon the plight of doctors in the country and the difficulties and injustices they face. Doctors act as healers, but people take the law into their own hands and assault doctors, holding them wrongly responsible for the death of patients. The short film titled, […]

Pune doc proves medical profession is not just about making money

A woman who was afflicted from asthma, since the past 15 years was actually suffering from a serious heart ailment. This was revealed only when she saw a local doctor after complaining about immense pain. The doctor turned out to be a Good Samaritan, as he saw to it that she was operated upon for her heart condition

Pune doc proves medical profession is not just about making moneyOf late, the doctor-patient relationship in the country has hit an all-time low. There are some cases which still inspire our hope and trust in doctors. One such case involves a young doctor, who serves in a semi-rural area near Pune, who went out of his way to treat an old woman with heart disease. […]