Mumbai: JJ Hospital doctors save a man’s life through a complex rare procedure

Doctors at Mumbai’s JJ Hospital save a man who had developed complications after an angioplasty. The man, had suffered from internal bleeding inside his blood vessels. The doctors performed a rare surgical procedure which is not usually done by them in similar instances. This decision on the doctors part ultimately saved his life

Mumbai: JJ Hospital doctors save a man’s life through a complex rare procedureA middle-aged man from Maharashtra had undergone a successful angioplasty in Mumbai’s state-run Sir JJ Group of Hospitals in the month of August. But, barely after 5 days, the patient started experiencing a severe chest pain and landed at Sir JJ Group of Hospital again When the doctors evaluated this with repeat angiography there was […]

#WorldMentalHealthDay: St George Hospital to start OPD for mental illness patients  

In a survey carried out by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation during a period of two years, from October 2015 to September 2017, revealed that 1,74, 379 patients sought treatment for mental health issues. The study was conducted in collaboration with Department of Community Medicine, Sion Hospital

#WorldMentalHealthDay: St George Hospital to start OPD for mental illness patients  Mumbai’s state-run St George hospital to start an Out Patient Department (OPD) for the patients suffering from mental illness. This will be a pilot project, which will kick-start from last week of October. While speaking to My Medical Mantra, Dr Madhukar Gaikwad, Medical Superintendent of St George hospital said, “Tension, stress, lifestyle issues and many […]

Kidney racket: Maharashtra govt begins probe

The Maharashtra government has constituted a three-member committee to look into the kidney transplant racket at Mumbai’s state-run Sir JJ Group of Hospitals

Kidney racket: Maharashtra govt begins probeThe three-member committee has begun the probe on Tuesday, October 02. The committee will go into detailed aspects of the case. On Monday, October 01, the Anti-Corruption Bureau of the Maharashtra police has arrested two people in connection with the kidney transplant racket. In what could be a massive embarrassment to the Maharashtra government, a […]

Indrani Mukerjea complains of low blood pressure readmitted to JJ Hospital

Indrani Mukherjea was brought to Mumbai’s state-run JJ Hospital this morning. She was suffering from a headache and hypotension 

Indrani Mukerjea complains of low blood pressure readmitted to JJ HospitalIndrani Peter Mukherji, a 45-year-old female prisoner from Byculla jail was brought to medicine OPD at 11:45am and was seen by Dr Wiqar Shaikh. While speaking to My Medical Mantra, Dr Wiqar Shaikh, who is treating Indrani, said, “The patient complained of headache and decreased blood pressure, hence she was admitted to the Critical Care Unit […]

Mumbai: Rally organised at JJ Hospital to raise awareness on organ donation

In order to spread awareness about organ donation in the state, the Maharashtra government has decided to promote the importance of organ donation on September 25 and 26

Mumbai: Rally organised at JJ Hospital to raise awareness on organ donationAn organ donation awareness rally was organised in Mumbai’s Sir JJ Group of hospitals in Mumbai on September 25. 500 people including doctors, nurses, intern doctors, and workers played at active role in making the rally a success. The main aim of the rally was to spread awareness about cadaver donation. Various programmes will be […]

Mumbai: JJ Hospital inaugurates ‘SKILL LAB’ for MBBS students

 JJ hospital has set up a skills laboratory to enable MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery) students to develop their innovative skills, enhance their thinking and imagination, this, in turn, will have a salutary effect on health

Mumbai: JJ Hospital inaugurates ‘SKILL LAB’ for MBBS studentsThe laboratory is called as ‘Medical innovative creative and entrepreneurship lab.’ The aim is to give MBBS student a chance to develop their innovative skills and develop a new technology which will boost the healthcare industry. This laboratory was inaugurated by Maharashtra Minister of State for Medical Education Ravindra Chavan.  These laboratories were constructed by […]

Mumbai: 17 Byculla inmates still under treatment at JJ Hospital

In a fresh update on the Byculla food poisoning incident, it has come to light that six prisoners were admitted to JJ Hospital on Monday afternoon. The prisoners were vomiting and had stomach aches, informed doctors

Mumbai: 17 Byculla inmates still under treatment at JJ HospitalFrom the 87 prisoners who have been admitted to the hospital, 79 were discharged on Saturday. At the moment, there are 17 prisoners who are still being treated at the hospital, for issues related to food poisoning While speaking to My Medical Mantra, Mukund Tayde, Acting dean of Sir J.J. Group of Hospitals, said, “In […]

Mumbai: 79 Byculla jail inmates discharged from JJ Hospital

On Friday morning, immediately after having breakfast the prisoners complained of vomiting and stomach ache. The inmates were admitted to JJ Hospital, among the 87 inmates who were brought in to the hospital, 79 have been discharged

Mumbai: 79 Byculla jail inmates discharged from JJ Hospital8 inmates to remain in the hospital for further treatment. From the 87 prisoners who have been admitted to the hospital, 79 were discharged on Saturday. 7 females and one male inmate are being treated for dehydration in the hospital. While speaking to My Medical Mantra, Dr Anish V., Medicine Department JJ Group of hospitals […]

Maharashtra: Medical interns to go on indefinite strike from June 13

The medical interns had earlier staged a protest at JJ Hospital on April 26. Their key demands include a raise in their stipend from Rs 6,000 to Rs 20,000 as the stipend provided to interns in Maharashtra is the lowest compared to other states

Maharashtra: Medical interns to go on indefinite strike from June 13In 2015, the state had agreed to raise their stipend to Rs 11, 000 but it has not been implemented yet, their original demand was 20,000 but the government had agreed to Rs 11,000. The interns are urging the state government to give them the amount which was agreed upon by them but not executed. […]

Mumbai: Resident doctors from JJ Hospital withdraw strike

After continuous deliberations and talks with the state government on the issue of security, the doctors from JJ Hospital have finally resumed their duties

Mumbai: Resident doctors from JJ Hospital withdraw strikeThe resident doctors from Mumbai’s state-run JJ Hospital have withdrawn their strike after four days. The state government has kept their promise and has beefed up the security inside Sir JJ Group of Hospitals, as asked by the doctors. The resident doctors were on strike since the last four days, after two of their colleagues […]
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