KEM Hospital students create navigation maps to assist patients

Searching for different departments and places in a hospital can be quite time-consuming for patients and relatives. In order to make this a convenient process, students from KEM Hospital, Parel have come together and prepared navigational map to help people who visit the hospital  

KEM Hospital students create navigation maps to assist patientsFinding your way inside a hospital can be difficult at times and can be a tedious process. When an emergency strikes and each and every minute is crucial, it especially takes a mental toll on the relatives of the patient. In order to ease this burden and make finding different departments and wards much easier, […]

BMC to conduct structural audit of all civic-run hospitals, after KEM mishap

The decision has been taken after the incident which took place in KEM hospital. Wherein part of the ceiling in the dialysis unit had collapsed injuring two people

BMC to conduct structural audit of all civic-run hospitals, after KEM mishapLast week’s horrifying accident at Mumbai’s civic-run hospital had left the BMC administration with a red face. To make amends, it has now taken upon the task of conducting a structural audit of all the major and peripheral hospitals in the city. I.A. Kundan, Additional commissioner (Health) BMC, has issued an order to the health […]

Mumbai: Slab collapses in KEM Hospital

Slab collapses in Mumbai’s KEM Hospital’s dialysis department. As per Dr Avinash Supe, Dean, KEM Hospital, 2 patients have suffered minor scratches and the part of dialysis unit is shifted to alternate place for patient services

Mumbai: Slab collapses in KEM HospitalSlab collapsed at KEM Hospital The slab collapsed in dialysis department The incident occurred at Wednesday night Spekaing to My Medical Mantra, Dr Avinash Supe, Dean, KEM Hospital, “Two patients had minor scratches.  They are stable.  We are shifting part of dialysis unit to alternate place for patient services.   Dialysis services will start today in […]

SC judgement brings back memories of Aruna Shanbaug

While medical fraternity is applauding the Supreme Court’s judgement on passive euthanasia, it is difficult not to remember Mumbai’s KEM Hospital nurse Aruna Shanbaug because of whom the euthanasia has been a widely debated term

SC judgement brings back memories of Aruna ShanbaugAruna Shanbaug was a nurse at KEM Hospital when she was sexually assaulted and strangulated. In 1973, Sohanlal Bartha Valmiki, the ward boy, had pinned her down during the act and had used a dog chain around her neck that almost strangulated her. This had caused serious damage to her brain cells and reduced her […]

Biometric attendance: Hospital staff protests at KEM and Nair Hospital

Staffers at the civic-run KEM Hospital protested against non-payment of salaries due to biometric attendance system introduced by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) across all its hospitals. The staffers protested at KEM as well as BYL Nair Hospital

Biometric attendance: Hospital staff protests at KEM and Nair HospitalOn Thursday, the staffers aggressively protested in the hospital premises. On Wednesday, the staffers who protested at Dr Avinash Supe, the Dean of KEM Hospital’s office, were joined by the staffers from the BYL Nair Hospital. Implemented across BMC-run hospitals, doctors, staffers and nurses have to use biometrics to register their entry and exit from […]

Biometric system: Hospital staff protests in KEM Hospital

The state government introduced the biometric system, so that doctors and the nurses are present at the hospital on time. But, the BMC hospital workers are united against the government’s decision. On Wednesday, at Mumbai’s KEM Hospital, the hospital workers are protesting against this decision

Biometric system: Hospital staff protests in KEM HospitalThe salaries of nurses, medical officers and doctors working in the hospital in different shifts have not been released. Owing to which, around 150 paramedical staff protested outside DR Avinash Supe, Dean of KEM Hospital’s office. The workers demanded to stop the application of the biometric process. After government’s order, the biometric system was set […]

Mumbai: SSC student dies of heart attack

SSC exams have commenced from today across the state. Before the exams, an unfortunate incident has shook Mumbai. Yes! You have heard it right, a student passed away before appearing for his exams. KEM hospital doctors suspect that he died of a heart attack

Mumbai: SSC student dies of heart attackRutvik Ghadsi, studying in 10th standard of Shishu Vihar School, Dadar, Mumbai, studied and slept on Wednesday night. He didn’t wake up in the morning. When the family tried to wake him up he didn’t respond. Owing to which, he was rushed to the KEM Hospital where he was brought dead. The doctors declared him […]

BMC Hospitals: Fire safety measures should be full proof, demand MLAs

BMC hospitals, dispensaries and medical colleges, have no NOC with regards to fire safety. Even KEM Hospital doesn’t have the NOC. So, in case of fire in the hospital, a big emergency can arise. Fire safety issue in BMC hospitals was raised in the Maharashtra assembly

BMC Hospitals: Fire safety measures should be full proof, demand MLAsAfter Kamala Mills fire, Municipal commissioner Ajoy Mehta, had ordered fire department to carry out fire safety audits in all the BMC hospitals and dispensaries. In which, it was revealed that KEM Hospital doesn’t have the NOC. On Tuesday, in Maharashtra assembly, BJP MLA Atul Bhatkhalkar and Ashish Shelar raised this issue. Speaking to My […]

After KEM, Shatabdi Hospital faces blood shortage

Kandivali’s BMC run Shatabdi Hospital is facing acute blood shortage of A positive and AB positive blood groups. Owing to which, the hospital has sent a letter to all Mumbai’s blood banks

After KEM, Shatabdi Hospital faces blood shortageThere is always a significant, on-going need for blood. Because, there is no substitute for human blood, the generosity of blood donors helps to ensure that we maintain an adequate supply for our patients. The shortage in the blood bank is could be linked to the vacations where schools and colleges are shut. And the […]

Heart transplant: ‘Even your smallest contribution can help save my wife’

Pooja Pachange is suffering from a serious heart ailment and the only option for her survival is to have a heart transplant. But her family hails from a very poor background and they are struggling to gather the money required for her treatment. Her husband, Sachin makes an appeal to the people who can help him save his wife

Heart transplant: ‘Even your smallest contribution can help save my wife’“On the day when doctors informed me, that I will have to undergo a heart transplant, I had become completely numb. My husband and I felt as if an earthquake had struck us. And within no time our dreams were shattered. We didn’t know what to do. Our world just crumbled in no time.” Pooja […]
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