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 […]

Dr TP Lahane hands over charge of JJ Hospital dean to Dr Nanandkar

After serving Sir JJ group of Hospitals for 22 years as an ophthalmologist, head of the ophthalmology department and dean, Padma Shri Dr TP Lahane now will work as joint director in Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER)

Dr TP Lahane hands over charge of JJ Hospital dean to Dr NanandkarAn Era in Sir JJ Group of Hospital comes to an end with Dr TP Lahane handing over the dean charges to Dr SD Nanandkar on Thursday. Dr Lahane has been the dean of the esteemed state run medical college for the last seven years and eight months. He completed 22 years of service to the […]

Sassoon Hospital conducts special workshop to improve doctor-patient relationship

A special workshop was organised at B J Medical College and Sassoon Hospitals, Pune on Friday to teach students communication skills on how to deal patients

Sassoon Hospital conducts special workshop to improve doctor-patient relationshipThere has been an increase in the number of incidents about doctors getting attacked by patients being reported in the country. Keeping this in mind, a unique effort has started where special lessons are devised to teach young doctors on how to communicate with patients. A special workshop was organised at Sassoon Hospital and B […]

Rare: Woman delivers quadruplets in JJ hospital

You must have heard about pregnant ladies delivering twins and triplets. But in a rare case in Mumbai, a lady has delivered four babies at once. After the successful delivery, the lady is hale and hearty and has been discharged along with her four beautiful babies

Rare: Woman delivers quadruplets in JJ hospitalJahannara Nazim Shaikh, grabbed the eyeballs after she delivered quadruplets at once, in August, at  Sir JJ Group of hospitals, Mumbai. The mother of four couldn’t believe and her happiness knew no bounds. After the birth of her four babies – 3 girls and one boy, her life has changed completely and has become more […]

Mumbai building collapse: Three friends cheat death

Three men, who shifted to Mumbai, just before a month, for their job, suffered injuries in Mumbai building collapse. Fortunately, they didn’t suffer any major injuries. Currently, they are taking treatment at Sir JJ group of hospitals

Mumbai building collapse: Three friends cheat deathMumbai, a city of dreams, where people from every nook and corner of the country, come to try their luck. Unlike others, three men thought of coming to Mumbai and living a life they dreamt of. Salim Hussain (41), a Karnataka resident, Haryana’s Gaurab Chaudhary, (24) and Punjab’s Iqbal Khan came just before a month […]

Mumbai building collapse: ‘Cellphone’ saves second life

On Thursday, five-storeyed building collapsed in south Mumbai's Bhendi Bazaar. On Friday, the death toll rose to 34. Amongst those who came back alive, was Afzal Shaikh. Shaikh was trapped under the rubble. Finally, he was able to contact the police and was saved on time. Afzal Sheikh was as lucky as Ahmed Ali, who got a new lease of life due to his cell phone.

Mumbai building collapse: ‘Cellphone’ saves second life‘Miracles do happen’, proved to be right in case of Afzal Shaikh, who was pulled out of the Bhendi Bazaar building collapse. In his case, his mobile proved to be a boon for him and helped him get a new lease of life. Afzal Sheikh, who works in a Taylor’s shop at the ground floor, […]

‘Is my brother alive?’

After a residential building on Pakmodia street near Mumbai’s famous Bhindi Bazaar collapsed on Thursday morning. Many people are feared to be trapped inside the debris and rescue operation is still on. In order to know the whereabouts of beloved ones, the relatives of people are trying to reach to them by making continuous trips to the place where incident occurred and of JJ hospital, and one of them is Mujahiddin Rehman. Since last three to four hours, Mujahiddin Rehman is running from pillar to post, to know about his brother who was caught in the building collapse

‘Is my brother alive?’He grew up holding my hand, played with me, shared his smallest details and always took my advice. But now, is he alive? Are the words of Mujahiddin Rehman, whose younger brother Abdul is untraceable after the building collapse. Injured Abdul Rehman, an 18-year-old boy, used to work in the same building, on the ground […]
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