Now one phone call will help reduce depression in MBBS students

This programme and helpline has been launched in light of the horrific suicide or Dr Payal Tadvi in Nair Hospital. The programme will start with immediate effect from August 09. This decision was taken with the help of the feedback received from students during workshops which were conducted following Dr Payal’s suicide. For MBBS students, […]

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Maha govt to set-up committee to toughen Anti-Ragging Act

 Soon the Anti-Ragging Act in Maha will be strengthened. The government is deliberating to toughen the act, after the unfortunate incident of Dr Payal Tadvi’s suicide at the hostel in Nair Hospital. The committee will also look into the student-teacher relationship and communication aspect. The members who are appointed to this committee are Praveen Dixit […]

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In light of Dr Payal Tadvi’s case, Nair Hospital holds discussion on workplace harassment

The doctors and panellist of esteemed members as responsible fellow professional shared the forum and discussed this grave topic of workplace harassment in the medical field, its existence, its impact and precautionary measures to avoid any further adversities. The event started with the question of Existence of workplace harassment; Is it there? Or we still […]

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JusticeForPayal: HC disallows crime branch for custodial interrogation of the accused

The Bombay High Court, on Thursday, refused to grant the Mumbai Crime Branch, the custody of the three doctors arrested in connection with Dr Payal Tadvi’s suicide case. The court has allowed the police to interrogate the doctors between 9 AM and 6 PM from Friday till Sunday, and the accused have to be sent […]

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IMA’s doctors-4-doctors campaign to address the mental health challenges among medical students

In a wake of doctor Payal Tadvi suicide cases, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) have initiated a programme to tackle the burden of burnout and rising rates of mental health challenges among medical students, residents, and clinicians. This initiative has been aptly named “Doctors 4 Doctors” (D4D). Dr. Santanu Sen, National President, Indian Medical Association […]

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IMA establishes fact-finding committee to investigate Dr Payal Tadvi’s suicide case

As a cohesive effort to ascertain the social and hierarchical dimensions and the dynamics inside the medical profession, the Indian Medical Association (IMA), a national voluntary organisation of doctors of the modern scientific system of medicine, today (June 3) constituted a fact-finding mission committee to evaluate the background situation and the critical factors that led […]

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Why a ‘psychological autopsy’ is a must in Dr Payal Tadvi’s suicide case

The sad demise of Dr Payal Tadvi has raised many questions? There are many inquiry committees appointed such as by the Nair Hospital, Mumbai Police, Indian Medical Association, and others. The committees are investigating the allegations, and the media has seized of the issue. The police will look at the ‘criminal’ angles and abetment, on […]

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#JusticeForPayal: Mumbai Crime Branch to probe Dr Payal ragging-suicide case

Looking at the gravity and the seriousness of Dr Payal Tadvi ragging and suicide case, the Maharashtra government on Thursday, May 30, decided to transfer the case to the Mumbai Crime Branch for the further investigation. Dr Payal Tadvi, a second year Post Graduate student attached to Mumbai’s civic-run Nair hospital had committed suicide due […]

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#JusticeForPayal: Two more doctors arrested in connection with Dr Payal ragging-suicide case 

Mumbai police on Wednesday, May 28, arrested Dr Hema Ahuja and Dr Ankita Khandelwal in connection with Dr Payal Tadvi suicide case  The accused who were absconding from the past few days have been arrested from Mumbai and Pune  All the three accused senior doctors have been arrested and soon will be produced before the […]

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Maha govt sets up special committee to investigate Nair doctor’s suicide case

The committee will probe Dr Payal suicide case in detail and submit the report to the government within five days. The four-member committee includes: Dr Vakode, Additional Director, Medical Education and Research. Dr Ajay Chandanwale, Dean, JJ Group of hospital Dr Kalidas Chavan, Register, Maharashtra University of Health Science And Dr Bachi Hathiram, HoD, ENT, […]

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