#BreastCancerAwareness: Nair Hospital installs ‘self-breast examination mirror’

The month of October was observed as breast cancer awareness month. The department of General Surgery and Breast diseases with collaboration from Intas oncology coordinated and conducted a two-day programme which included a very informative lecture on breast cancer awareness and a special focus on self-breast examination by Dr Jayashri Pandya, Professor and In-charge Breast […]

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Maha govt to set-up committee to toughen Anti-Ragging Act

 Soon the Anti-Ragging Act in Maha will be strengthened. The government is deliberating to toughen the act, after the unfortunate incident of Dr Payal Tadvi’s suicide at the hostel in Nair Hospital. The committee will also look into the student-teacher relationship and communication aspect. The members who are appointed to this committee are Praveen Dixit […]

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Enact strict law to protect doctors against attacks: Dr Harsh Vardhan

Representatives from the Indian Medical Association (IMA) and Delhi Medical Association (DMA) also called on Dr Harsh Vardhan on Saturday, June 15. “State governments that do not have specific legislation to protect doctors and health professionals to consider enacting one immediately,” stated Dr Harsh Vardhan. In view of the recent assault on doctors in West […]

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IMA to observe nationwide strike on June 17

Striking junior doctors of Kolkata’s government hospitals today defied Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s 2 pm deadline to get back to work, saying that won’t happen until they get better security. In a recent incident in West Bengal, Dr Paribha Mukherjee, a young doctor was brutally attacked by a violent mob at NRS Medical College, Kolkata […]

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#SaveDoctors: 53 doctor attacks in Maharashtra, but no convictions

In a recent incident in West Bengal, Dr Paribha Mukherjee, a young doctor was brutally attacked by a violent mob at NRS Medical College, Kolkata. He is critical and fighting for his life. As the atmosphere in the medical fraternity is charged across the country as a result of the Kolkata doctor attack. In response […]

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#SaveDoctors: Dr Harsh Vardhan appeals doctors to withdraw strike

In a recent incident in West Bengal, Dr Paribha Mukherjee, a young doctor was brutally attacked by a violent mob at NRS Medical College, Kolkata. He is critical and fighting for his life. As the atmosphere in the medical fraternity is charged across the country as a result of the Kolkata doctor attack. Several doctors […]

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Nurse’s presence of mind helps save a five-day-old infant

An unidentified woman abducted a five-day-old baby boy from civic-run Nair Hospital in Central Mumbai Thursday, police said. The incident took place at around 5:30 pm in ward number 7 of the hospital when the baby’s mother, was sleeping, a police official informed. When staffers checked the video footage of CCTVs installed in the hospital, […]

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#SaveDoctors: ‘I didn’t give up on serving patients, but I still fear an attack’

On Monday, June 10, a doctor called Paribaha Mukharjee from Kolkata’s NRS Medical College was brutally attacked and is fighting for his life. The brutal assault on Monday on a Kolkata doctor has triggered massive protests among medicos in the country. Junior doctors in West Bengal defied Mamata Banerjee’s ultimatum and are on strike demanding […]

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#SaveDoctors: Doctors in Maha join nationwide protest against doctors attack

Resident and intern doctors from government and civic-run medical colleges in Maharashtra are observing a one-day strike on Friday, June 14 The doctors are protesting against the brutal attack on a junior doctor in Kolkata The resident doctors have shut down the OPD’s and are wearing a black ribbon in the hospital as a mark […]

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In light of Dr Payal Tadvi’s case, Nair Hospital holds discussion on workplace harassment

The doctors and panellist of esteemed members as responsible fellow professional shared the forum and discussed this grave topic of workplace harassment in the medical field, its existence, its impact and precautionary measures to avoid any further adversities. The event started with the question of Existence of workplace harassment; Is it there? Or we still […]

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