‘Doctors should devote their time in talking to patients’

Unfortunately, rural areas still do not have an adequate number of doctors and paramedical staff. We face an acute crunch of nursing staff as well. Due to non-availability of trained manpower, there is a disparity in the health services at urban and rural areas. Healthy Maharashtra should cover two major aspects: availability of specialised human […]

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Maharashtra Medical Council launches online complaint web portal

On Wednesday, June 26, the Maharashtra Medical Council (MMC) under the Digital India Initiative of Government of Maharashtra, has launched the online complaint web portal at the hands of Minister of Medical Education of Maharashtra, Girishji Mahajan and in presence of Dr Shivkumar S. Utture, President (MMC), Dr Ajeet Gopchade, Vice-President and Sanjay Deshmukh, Registrar […]

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Nashik: MMC suspend pathologist for unethically lending his name and signature to different labs

Maharashtra Medical Council (MMC) has suspended the registration of a Nashik-based pathologist. The registration has been suspended as the pathologist was found signing the lab reports at multiple labs in and around Nashik. Nashik Practising Pathologist Welfare Association had registered a complaint against this pathologist. MMC in its order stated: ‘The registered medical practitioner is […]

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Hospitals charging money from patients under PM-JAY to face stern action

Maha Medical Council proposes amendment in MMC Act, seeks to bring private hospitals under its control

Currently, if a patient has any grievance against a corporate hospital, then he has to approach to the court as Maharashtra Medical Council and the state government has no control or jurisdiction over the private hospitals. While speaking to My Medical Mantra, Dr Shivkumar Utture, Maharashtra Medical Council, President, said, “We are proposing an amendment […]

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MMC to take action against bogus path labs in Pune

Maha: After Mumbai, MMC to take action against bogus path labs in Pune

In state of Maharashtra, be it rural or urban areas, there are thousands of illegal pathology laboratories run by unqualified personnel. This is quackery in the medical field and is hazardous to the public health. More cases are emerging about illegally-run pathology labs. The Maharashtra Association of Practicing Pathologists and Microbiologists have found that there […]

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Union health ministry notifies Nebulizer, Glucometer as ‘drugs’

The union health ministry has issued a notification last week on Monday, December 03, which stated that this will come into effect from January 01, 2020. Experts say with this move the government can now control the prices and also monitor the quality as well India has earned the reputation of being known as the […]

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Maha: 57 doctors with a bogus degree banned from practising

The Maharashtra Medical Council has banned 57 doctors for submitting forged additional qualification degree  According to the MMC sources, 7 doctors have been banned for 5 years and 50 have been suspended for one year  Till now, 77 doctors have been found to have submitted forged additional qualification degree for registration. Out of which 20 […]

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Stern action to be taken against docs with bogus degrees, says Girish Mahajan

Stern action to be taken against docs with bogus degrees, says Girish Mahajan

The license of 20 doctors, whose additional qualification degree is found to be as bogus have been suspended for one year 53 doctors with bogus additional qualification degree are on Maharashtra Medical Council’s radar Maharashtra Medical Council is currently conducting an investigation against these doctors Maharashtra’s Medical Education Minister Girish Mahajan informed the legislative council […]

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Fake degree: After suspending 20 doctors, MMC summons 53 more

After suspending 20 doctors with fake additional qualification degree, the Maharashtra Medical Council (MMC) has now summoned 53 doctors for questioning. The doctors have been summoned on April 21, to submit their case.  The MMC while scrutinising the documents found that the additional degree documents submitted by the doctors are fake. According to MMC sources, there […]

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Maha: 20 doctors with bogus degrees suspended

MMC suspends 20 doctors for submitting forged documents and degrees for registration certificate. 70 to 100 odd doctors are still under suspicion. MMC officers are checking the authenticity of their documents. MMC has suspended the license of four pathologists. In order to curb the menace of bogus doctors across Maharashtra, the Maharashtra Medical Council had […]

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