Mumbai: Resident doctors strike enters second day

Resident doctors attached to the JJ hospital, Mumbai, continued their strike on Sunday. The Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER) had called the protesting doctors for a meeting on Sunday, but the meeting did not yield any result. The protesting doctors have threatened that if their demands are not met by tomorrow they will stop working in the emergency department

Mumbai: Resident doctors strike enters second dayThe indefinite strike called on by the resident doctors of the state-run Sir JJ Group of Hospitals, Maharashtra, has entered into the second day of strike on Sunday. The Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER) had called the protesting doctors for a meeting, but the meeting did not yield any result and the resident doctors decided […]

Doctors Assaulted: Doctors to get security with immediate effect: Girish Mahajan

The state government has taken the incident of assault on the two junior resident doctors seriously. The state medical education minister has instructed to provide an additional security to the doctors with an immediate effect.

Doctors Assaulted: Doctors to get security with immediate effect: Girish MahajanThe Maharashtra government took a serious note of the doctor’s strike at Sir JJ Group of Hospitals after two resident doctors were assaulted on Saturday morning. Around 400 resident doctors, of the state-run JJ Hospital, are on strike since Saturday afternoon over security issues. The Medical Education Minister of Maharashtra, Girish Mahajan, has instructed to provide additional […]

‘Increase stipend or face mass strike,’ medical interns to Maha govt

The medical and dental interns state that the unwillingness of the Maharashtra government to look into this matter has compelled them protest. The protesters said that if their demands are not met within a week’s time, they will be going on a pan-Maharashtra indefinite strike of interns

‘Increase stipend or face mass strike,’ medical interns to Maha govtToday, members of Association of State Medical Interns, Maharashtra, protested on the behalf of around 3,000 medical and dental graduates for a hike in their current internship stipend. Around 350 odd medical interns protested with placards held in their hands at Sir JJ Hospital. Their demand is that the state government must increase the stipend […]

JJ hospital doctors to be trained to detect and treat head and neck cancer

To tackle this problem, at Sir JJ Group of Hospitals cancer OPD, patients will be detected for head and neck cancer and treatment will be given to them. For this doctors from the hospital’s ENT department will be trained on how to identify cancer and provide care post-surgery

JJ hospital doctors to be trained to detect and treat head and neck cancerIn Mumbai, the percentage of patients suffering from head and neck cancer is rising. If the cancer is detected on time a person’s life can be saved. In January 2018, a contract was signed between JJ Hospital and Prince Aly Khan Hospital to detect and treat cancer patients. Speaking to My Medical Mantra, Dr Shrinivas […]

International Women’s Day: Cancer OPD started at JJ Hospital

Timely cancer detection can save a patient’s life.  The poor and needy cannot afford treatment in private hospitals due to which they don’t opt for the same.  So, on the International Women's Day, cancer OPD has been started at Sir JJ Group of Hospitals on Thursday

International Women’s Day: Cancer OPD started at JJ HospitalOn the International Women’s Day, Girish Mahajan, Minister of Medical Education inaugurated cancer OPD in Sir JJ Group of Hospitals.  Poor people are still unaware about cancer and visit the hospital at the last stage of their cancer. To timely detect cancer, cancer OPD has been started at Sir JJ Group of Hospitals. As per […]

Soon: Cosmetic surgery OPD to start at JJ Hospital

The procedures, techniques, and principles of cosmetic surgery are entirely focused on enhancing a patient’s appearance. Many people apart from the models and actresses opt for the same. Now, a cosmetic OPD will be soon started at Sir JJ Group of Hospitals

Soon: Cosmetic surgery OPD to start at JJ HospitalSince many years, the cosmetic surgery department of Sir JJ Group of Hospitals is catering to the needs of the patients by helping them undergo cosmetic surgeries. Now, Sir JJ Group of Hospitals will soon start a cosmetic OPD by next week. Doctor’s claim it to be the first cosmetic outpatient department (OPD) in Maharashtra. […]

JJ Hospital organises a cadaveric hands-on course

Today, the Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology of Grant Government Medical College and Sir JJ group of Hospitals, under the guidance of their Head of Department, Dr Eknath Pawar, successfully organised and conducted ‘Momentum 2018’, a one of a kind cadaveric hands-on course in hip and knee joint replacement surgery, for budding hip and knee arthroplasty orthopaedic surgeons

JJ Hospital organises a cadaveric hands-on courseThe course was moderated by the organising secretary, Dr Nadir Shah, Associate Professor in Orthopaedics of JJ Hospital, and was attended by almost 40 delegates from around the country and abroad. The faculty panel boasted of some of the most renowned names in Joint Replacement Surgery in Mumbai as well as abroad including Dr Manish […]

Bombay HC grants permission for abortion in 28th week of pregnancy

The bench took note of the argument by petitioners lawyer Meenaz Kakalia that if the abortion was not allowed, not only the child will be born with abnormalities, but forcing the woman to continue with the pregnancy will cause her much trauma and affect her mental health, and thereby her constitutional right to life

Bombay HC grants permission for abortion in 28th week of pregnancyToday in Mumbai, the Bombay High Court today allowed a woman to terminate her 28-week pregnancy, taking into consideration among other things, the mental trauma she was likely to suffer as her foetus was found to have severe abnormalities. While the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act does not allow termination of pregnancy after 20 […]

‘He’ swallowed tooth while eating vada pav

An extraction means to have a tooth removed, usually because of disease, trauma or crowding. And the process can be painful. But this 77-year-old from Mumbai, experienced stomach pain after he ‘accidentally’ swallowed his tooth

‘He’ swallowed tooth while eating vada pavWe all have heard about the incident of swallowing coins accidentally. But you will be shocked to know that a man accidentally swallowed his dentured tooth while having vada pav after which he underwent esophagousoscopy. Ram Kuber visited city’s JJ group of Hospitals complaining of unbearable stomach pain. In a shocking revelation he said that […]

Padma Shri Dr TP Lahane to continue treating patients at JJ Hospital

On October 5, Padma Shri Dr TP Lahane handed over the charge as the dean of JJ Hospital to Dr SD Nanandkar. He is known for many of his achievements and efforts at the hospital. He shall, however, continue seeing patients at JJ Hospital along with his work as joint director

Padma Shri Dr TP Lahane to continue treating patients at JJ HospitalIt is good news for all those who are looking forward to be treated by Padma Shri Dr TP Lahane who handed over the dean’s post of Sir JJ Hospital to continue as Joint Director of Directorate of Medical Education and Research, Maharashtra. From Monday onwards, the renowned ophthalmologist of the country, Dr TP Lahane […]
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