Hospitals in Pune utilise new strategic approaches to address security concerns

Doctors in West Bengal on Monday (June 17) called off 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. Hospitals across the country are taking proactive steps to prevent doctors violence. Hospitals in Pune also have come up with ideas which could work as a solution

Hospitals in Pune utilise new strategic approaches to address security concernsRecruiting 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 […]

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

The Supreme Court Tuesday deferred the hearing on a plea seeking protection of doctors in government hospitals, saying since doctors have called off their strike in West Bengal and other states, there is no urgency to hear the matter. It has promised to keep open the ‘larger issue’ of their safety

As Kolkata doctors call off strike, SC defers hearing on doctors’ securityDoctors 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 […]

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

IMA Pune has appealed housing societies and all non-medico professionals to support the protest in Pune. Institutions like the College of Engineering Pune (COEP), BITS-Pilani student Union from the city have showed support to the protest

IMA Pune appeals to people to raise awareness on doctor’s attacksIn 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 […]

World Hypertension Day: Pune IMA to conduct hypertension test on PMPML drivers

Drivers running vehicles of local government and providing us transportation facilities are found to be one of the most stressed professionals. May 16 is World Hypertension Day

World Hypertension Day: Pune IMA to conduct hypertension test on PMPML driversOn this occasion, Indian Medical Association (IMA), Pune will be carrying out a special primary hypertension test of around 3,000 Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Limited (PMPML) drivers at eight major depots in Pune. Around 70 hospitals from the city will be lending a helping hand in this initiative. The life of the common people who […]

IMA Pune designs first-of-its-kind medicolegal certification course for doctors

The current curriculum does not offer any dedicated course to medical students on medico-legal topics and future doctors start their practice with many ununderstandable areas related to it.  When medico legal cases are hampering doctor-patient relations, Indian Medical Association (IMA) Pune have come ahead to make doctors more aware on medicolegal issues

IMA Pune designs first-of-its-kind medicolegal certification course for doctorsIn order to make doctors more competent and confident while handling patients, IMA Pune had recently organised a certification course on medico-legal issues. The branch has also compiled material on the topic which is available on demand to any practicing doctor or medical student.  The course will be organised by IMA Pune on its demand […]

Don’t hold patients at ransom, PMC’s letter miffs pune doctors 

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) in Pune has reacted strongly to the letter. The letter mentions words like exploitation of patients for deposits and the IMA objects to the use of such defamatory words against the medical profession. In response the IMA has sent a letter to the PMC, conveying their stand on the issue 

Don’t hold patients at ransom, PMC’s letter miffs pune doctors A letter dispatched by the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has agitated members of the Indian Medical Association (IMA), Pune branch. It has objected to the letter which was recently sent by PMC to hospitals in the city. The letter alleges that the hospitals are holding patients at ransom and their relatives are asked to purchase […]