‘Doctors should devote their time in talking to patients’

Doctors, nurses, paramedical and support staff form a strong and robust framework of the ‘Health Pyramid’. Providing health services to a state is a herculean task, but stronger the pyramid, more robust the health system will be. If we can develop this pyramid, especially in rural areas, nothing can stop Maharashtra from becoming a healthy and prosperous state

‘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 […]

Maharashtra Medical Council launches online complaint web portal

During the last year, Maharashtra Medical Council has achieved 100 per cent digitalisation in registration & renewal of registration and Certification of Modern Medical Practitioners. This Online Complaint Web Portal can be accessed free of cost from Maharashtra Medical Council’s website

Maharashtra Medical Council launches online complaint web portalOn 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 […]

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

The Maharashtra Medical Council has suspended the registration of a Nashik-based pathologist after it was revealed that he had given his permission to several labs to use his name and signature on their diagnostic reports

Nashik: MMC suspend pathologist for unethically lending his name and signature to different labsMaharashtra 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 […]

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

The Maharashtra Medical Council (MMC) proposes amendment in the MMC act. Soon the draft of the amendment will be sent to the government for approval. The preparation of the draft is in pipeline

Maha Medical Council proposes amendment in MMC Act, seeks to bring private hospitals under its controlCurrently, 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 […]

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

After prompting, the Maharashtra Medical Council (MMC) to take action on four pathologists in Mumbai who provided their signatures to run illegal pathology labs, the Maharashtra Association of Practicing Pathologists and Microbiologists is set to lodge a complaint on against pathologists in Pune whose have allowed their names have been used to operate bogus path labs

Maha: After Mumbai, MMC to take action against bogus path labs in PuneIn 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 […]

Union health ministry notifies Nebulizer, Glucometer as ‘drugs’

The union government has decided to notify commonly used medical devices such as nebulizer, blood pressure monitoring devices, digital thermometer and, glucometer as drugs

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 […]

Maha: 57 doctors with a bogus degree banned from practising

The Maharashtra Medical Council (MMC) has suspended 57 doctors across the state, for submitting fake documents for obtaining additional qualification registration. The MMC had earlier received several numbers of complaints about the bogus doctors. Owing to which, the MMC had started the drive to inspect the documents submitted by the doctors for registration

Maha: 57 doctors with a bogus degree banned from practisingThe 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 […]

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

The Maharashtra government will not spare any doctor, who has a bogus degree. Stern action will be taken against those whose additional qualification degree is found to be bogus, stated Maharashtra's Medical Education Minister

Stern action to be taken against docs with bogus degrees, says Girish MahajanThe 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 […]

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

As many as 53 doctors, with those who have allegedly submitted fake postgraduate, degrees are under MMC's scanner. The MMC has asked these doctors to put their case on April 21. Earlier, the MMC had suspended the licenses of 20 doctors those who were operating with fake additional qualification degrees

Fake degree: After suspending 20 doctors, MMC summons 53 moreAfter 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 […]

Maha: 20 doctors with bogus degrees suspended

The Maharashtra Medical Council (MMC) has suspended 20 doctors across the state, for submitting fake documents for obtaining additional qualification registration. According to MMC officials, 70 to 100 odd doctors are still on the radar. The MMC had earlier received several numbers of complaints about the bogus doctors. Owing to which, the MMC had started the drive to inspect the documents submitted by the doctors for receiving additional qualification certificate

Maha: 20 doctors with bogus degrees suspendedMMC 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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