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Are men too busy to see doctors for checkups?

June 11, 2016 2:27 pm

According to a survey, rather than making appointments to see their family doctor on a regular basis, men are often more likely to make excuses for not going, and the top excuse is that they are too busy.

Pune doc takes a clinical look at what ails medical jobs

May 18, 2016 2:59 am

Doctors in private hospitals torn asunder between govt laws and financial ambitions of hospitals: author

Doctors feel pressured to prescribe antibiotics to satisfy patients

December 08, 2015 1:54 pm

Do you reach out to antibiotics at the first sign of a cold? You are contributing to the spread of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

My Curious Case: An unpleasant surprise and a surgical challenge

September 26, 2015 5:53 am

In this fortnightly column, doctors share their patient notes. Today, Dr Samir Joshi shares one of his most challenging diagnosis.

Agitation at Panchkula General Hospital: Employees stall work, say hospital lacks security net

September 12, 2015 4:59 am

Four staff members had suffered injuries after a mob of over 15 people forcibly entered the government dispensary and allegedly thrashed them.

What doctors want: A reality check

June 25, 2015 1:28 am

The Indian Express does a reality check into six of the doctors' most common demands.

State raises retirement age to 60 to retain 80 govt doctors

June 03, 2015 2:20 am

The relaxation is only for those who retired on May 31. It comes before the monsoon when vector-borne diseases keep public hospitals running at over 100% capacity.

PGI surgeons want decent scrubs, pyjamas that fit

May 27, 2015 3:27 am

The exact provocation for the letter couldn't be ascertained but several surgeons have many times complained that the light blue pyjamas,shirts meant to be worn inside the OT are old and unfit for operations.

PGI faculty writes to director, seek fixing of doctor-patient ratio

May 17, 2015 4:31 am

About 500 new patients are registered in the OPD, and ideally each new patient requires about 15 to 30 minutes.

Salaries not paid : Now, doctors and nurses at city’s municipal hospitals threaten strike

March 30, 2015 3:03 am

Together, the corporations have 10 hospitals, including Kasturba, Swami Dayanand and Hindu Rao hospitals.


West Bengal: Police constable shot dead

January 08, 2016 6:25 am

Midnapore, Jan 08 (ANI): A police constable was shot dead by unknown people in East Midnapore district in West Bengal last night. The incident happened around 10:30 pm during the patrolling by cops of Mahishadal Police Station, when they saw two men with a large bag standing beside the NH41. When the cops asked the men to identify themselves and show the bag, they opened fire on the cops and reportedly threw bombs on them as well. The injured constable was carried to the nearby Mahishadal hospital and then to the Tamluk Hospital where the doctors declared him dead. Police force was rushed to the area where the incident took place and a hunt was launched for the two suspects.