Navigation Links
AIIMS Docs Continue Strike; MAMC, LNJP Join In

Health services at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences remained crippled today as doctors and faculty members continued their strike to protest the move to sack its Director P Venugopal//.

All services, including the OPD and emergency, were closed since last evening as resident doctors and faculty of the AIIMS struck work after its 17-member apex body headed by Union Health Minister A Ramadoss recommended the removal of Venugopal for violating the hospital's code of conduct.

Doctors of Maulana Azad Medical College and the Lok Nayak Jayprakash Hospital also announced a 24-hour strike which began at 9:30 am in support of the AIIMS doctors. However, emergency and casulty services at the MAMC and LNJP are functioning while OPD services remained shut.

While no new patients were being admitted at the AIIMS, several people faced hardship in getting timely treatment. A number of patients were being referred to the neighbouring Safdarjang Hospital.

A 35-year-old heart patient died at the AIIMS yesterday after its doctors turned him down citing the strike and referred him to Safdarjung. The patient died on way to Safdarjung.

"I was asked by the doctors to come today for routine check up for the ongoing treatment for cancer. With the hospital shut, I do not know what to do," said Raj Kumari a resident of Faridabad in Haryana.

"No new patients are being admitted. We are treating the in patients," a doctor at the AIIMS said.

Source:PTI News
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Indian Prime Minister undergoes Minor Surgery in AIIMS
2. Minister Defends Hike in AIIMS Treatment Charges
3. Prime Suspect Apprehended in AIIMS Question Paper Leak
4. Boy Infected with AIDS at AIIMS
5. A Boy Undergoing Treatment For Cancer Gets AIDS At AIIMS
6. AIIMS Counsel Claims Cancer Patient Got HIV Through Needle
7. Shortage Of Faculty Members At AIIMS
8. User charges imposed on AIIMS patients may be withdrawn
9. Ramadoss Examines Patients At AIIMS, Warns Striking Doctors
10. Setback to Medical Strike – AIIMS & MAMC Doctors to Resume Wor
11. Assam CM Admitted At AIIMS Due To Dehydration
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:8/16/2017)... , ... August 16, 2017 , ... ... Inc. has received a three-year grant totaling $975,000, renewing its funding from the ... and Human Services. , This funding marks, the fourth time the HRSA administration ...
(Date:8/16/2017)... ... August 16, 2017 , ... With a new PD diagnosis every nine ... , The grants are awarded through a competitive application process and reviewed by ... of backgrounds and expertise in all areas relevant to PD research. The SAB ...
(Date:8/16/2017)... VERO BEACH, Fla. (PRWEB) , ... August 16, ... ... living development and management company based in Vero Beach, announced today that two ... Florida Argentum, an organization that represents professionally managed senior living communities in Florida. ...
(Date:8/16/2017)... , ... August 16, 2017 , ... ... announces their latest new client win in the healthcare market, with Los Angeles-based ... to support healthcare staff and members. , AHF cares for nearly 800,000 individuals ...
(Date:8/16/2017)... ... August 16, 2017 , ... ... in AED (Automated External Defibrillator) machines to their local business community, Riverfront Fitness ... Arrow Benefits Group. AED machines are an integral part of treating those suffering ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:7/31/2017)... Tenn. , July 31, 2017 Three Tru-D SmartUVC ... Yongsan, South Korea . Tru-D, short for "Total Room ... and operating rooms after an environmental services (ES) professional cleans the area ... ... "Although the ...
(Date:7/28/2017)... 2017 Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. ("Hill-Rom") (NYSE: HRC), ... ended June 30, 2017, and updated its financial outlook ... For the fiscal third quarter, Hill-Rom reported earnings ... diluted share in the prior-year period. These results reflect ... diluted share primarily related to the non-cash write-down of ...
(Date:7/27/2017)... WARSAW, Ind., July 27, 2017  Zimmer Biomet Holdings, ... the quarter ended June 30, 2017.  The Company reported ... of 1.1% over the prior year period, and an ... approximately 240 basis points of contribution from the LDR ... from the second quarter of 2016, or 0.3% on ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: