Category Hospital Industry

KP Health Minister visited ATH, take notice of absent doctors

Dec31

Provincial Health Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Shoukat Yousafzai took action against the five doctors of the Ayub Teaching Hospital (ATH) among whom three were found absent from duties while two were not taking their duties seriously.Shoukat Yousafzai, who visited AMC here on Sunday, had ordered the suspension of Acting Deputy Medical Superintendent Dr Ihsan, Radiologist Dr […]

Fairytale Christmas at Derriford Hospital [Herald, The (Plymouth, England)]

Dec31

EMERGENCY staff at Plymouth’s Derriford Hospital delivered a fairytale Christmas for poorly patients. On Christmas Eve, the staff at Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust’s Emergency Department, Clinical Decision Unit and radiographers attached to the emergency department, delivered two performances of Fairytale of New York for patients. Dr Stevan Bruijns, Emergency Department Consultant, accompanied his singing colleagues […]

Civilians and Hospitals Affected By Extreme Violence in Bangui [press release]

Dec31

Despite the presence of international armed forces in the capital of Central African Republic (CAR), fighting, lynchings and violent attacks are still a daily occurrence in Bangui, and the situation in the city appears to be out of control.Since early December, Mdecins Sans Frontires (MSF) teams working in several surgical medical city projects have helped […]

Cancer Caring for the Whole Person

Dec31

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Cancer Weekly Patients undergoing cancer treatment at Loma Linda University Medical Center’s (LLUMC) James M. Slater, MD, Proton Treatment and Research Center get more than they bargained for. Not only are their diseases being treated with the best that modern medicine has to offer, but in addition, LLUMC’s […]

Rare open heartsurgery in city [Patna] [Times of India]

Dec31

PATNA: Noted city-based cardiovascular surgeon Dr Ajit Pradhan recently achieved yet another feat by performing open heart surgery on a patient whose heart had a pumping capacity of only 10%. Bhagat Paswan (55) of Munger was admitted to a private hospital here around seven days back. He was brought in a very critical condition with […]

Hospitals fork out Pounds 44m for ambulance A&E wait [Ulster Region] [Mirror (UK)]

Dec31

STRUGGLING hospitals have coughed up Pounds 44million in fines for keeping patients waiting in ambulances outside A&E units.The badly-needed cash, which could have funded 1,000 new nurses in wards, was instead used to pay penalties introduced by the Government in April.Figures released under the Freedom of Information Act revealed the shocking number of sick people […]

Doctors make patients swallow the bitter pill [DNA : Daily News & Analysis (India)]

Dec31

"The year 2013 was a mixed bag of goodies and disappointments for both the patients and the common man. One thing that hit the patients the most was the strike by the resident doctors at regular intervals. The doctors kept calling-off work due to various reasons and left the patients in a lurch. From August […]

Free medical camp held

Dec31

Security forces in collaboration with local health department on Monday arranged a free medical camp at tehsil headquarters hospital in Nawagai area to provide free medical diagnoses, treatment and care to the poor and needy people at their doorsteps.In the first day more than 975 patients were examined and free of cost medicine were provided […]

New Findings from University Teaching Hospital in the Area of Gastroenterology Described

Dec31

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Cancer Weekly New research on Gastroenterology is the subject of a report. According to news reporting out of Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic, by NewsRx editors, research stated, “Balloon enteroscopy (BE) and capsule enteroscopy (CE) are enteroscopy methods that allow examination and treatment of the small bowel. Before the […]

Staff crunch affecting services at ESIS [Nagpur] [Times of India]

Dec31

NAGPUR: The reluctance of the higher authorities to look into and remedy the various problems affecting the employees’ state insurance scheme hospital (ESIS) will gradually sound its death’s knell. Last week, most of the nursing posts at the city’s ESIS hospital got vacant. Of the 66 nursing posts in the hospital, 51 are vacant now. […]