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Two doctors suspended for wrong brain surgery

.. The unfortunate patient, Kevin Walsh, was listed as stable after a corrective surgery was conducted on the right side of the brain to remove the clot. The faux pas occurred as a result of Walsh’s CT scan being placed backward on the vie...

Jumping The Queue Has Left Hospital Suspending Transplantation

In the US one of the top organ transplant hospitals in California has suspended its liver program following allegations a Saudi national improperly received an organ ahead of dozens of other needy American patients.// ....The Los Angeles Times reported that officials at St. Vincent Medical Center also discovered that, following the transplant, some hospital staff allegedly falsified records of t...

Chinese City Suspends Water Supply Fearing Pollution

Harbin, a large Chinese city in northeastern China, has suspended drinking water supply to its 3.8 million-strong population, fearing possibility of contamination by chemical spillage.// ..The city government in Harbin, northeastern China, Tuesday "made a U-turn by admitting that fears of water contamination in Songhua river... were behind the city's four-day water supply cut", the official China...

Indian Doctor Suspended For Negligence In UK

An Indian doctor has been suspended by the General Medical Council (GMC) of Britain for six months for failing to spot obvious signs of a severe infection in a patient who later died.// ....Rajeev Srivastava, 40, now based in Dundee, has been suspended for failing to act when 31-year-old Sean Phillips fell ill after a routine knee operation at the Southampton General Hospital. ......He was con...

Hwang Woo Suk Suspended By Seoul National University

Hwang Woo Suk, the disgraced stem-cell scientist has been suspended by the Seoul National University on 10 February 2006, along with six other researchers. This measure was taken as the persons had falsified data with regard to their research work.// The seven professors are banned with immediate effect from teaching at the university or conducting research. They may face permanent dismissal in t...

More Doctors Suspended As Strike Enters Seventh Day

Today is day seven of the strike of Maharastra Doctors. The healthcare services continues to crumble and patients are suffering and dying in some instances.// The government today took a firm stand and has terminated the registration of 200 more striking doctors... ..Currently with this decision over 350 doctors have been terminated from service. .. ..Over 2,500 doctors from 15 government-manage...

School Principal Suspended For Food Adulteration In Hostel

The principal and hostel superintendent of a Madhya Pradesh girls' school have been suspended along with an assistant teacher for the death of a student// due to food poisoning. .."District officials across the state have been instructed to inspect the ashrams and hostels located in remote areas," Tribal Welfare Minister Vijay Shah said after the incident last week at the girl's residential sch...

Minister Suspends 13 Officials For Pulse Polio Laxity

Family Welfare Minister Ahmad Hasan has suspended 13 officials including deputy CMO of Moradabad due to laxity in implementing the Pulse Polio drive.// The minister took this step against the employees of the Health department in Western UP after it emerged that despite conducting the program on a massive scale 12 children had been found affected by the polio virus. ..In due course of investig...

Surgeon Suspended As He Removes the Wrong Kidney

Jerome Blanchard a surgeon working at the Middlesex Hospital was suspended a she removed the properly functioning kidney from a woman//. The General Medical Council (GMC) panel found him guilty and suspended him for a period of 12 months. The chairman of the panel Judith Worthington said that the French surgeon, Mr Blanchard’s conduct was inappropriate, unprofessional and was not in the best int...

Kenya's High Court Suspends Public Smoking Ban For 30 Days

Kenya's High Court has decided to suspend a ban on smoking in public places, which came into effect on Monday amid a lot of controversy//. The court ordered that the ban be suspended for 30 days after tobacco companies questioned the health minister's authority to order such a ban. ....The companies, notably British American Tobacco and Mastermind, said the ban was annpo8unced just seven days ag...

Seven Doctors Suspended After Sting Op On Female Foeticide

Seven women doctors have been suspended for their alleged role in female foeticide following a TV news channel sting operation beamed yesterday. // ....The doctors - Sumitra Gill (Jhunjhunu), Shanti Bansiwal (Tonk), Meenu Korpal (Kota), Priyanaka Saxena (Sawaimadhopur), Madhu Mathur (Jhalawar), Rajkumar Choudhary and Seema Choudhary (both of Bharatpur) - were sent on "awaiting posting order" and...

UP government decides to suspend doctor named in sting operation

Uttar Pradesh government today decided to suspend Ajay Kumar Aggarwal, one of the two doctors from the state who figured in a sting operation by a television channel for allegedly agreeing to amputate the limbs of beggars. // ..Director General (Medical and Health) B Nath said here that Dr Aggarwal is an emergency medical officer and a knee transplant expert at Noida district hospital and is als...

Medicos Suspends Anti-quota Stir

The hundreds of resident doctors in Delhi who had gone on mass leave to protest caste based quotas Friday suspended their agitation //for the next three months with the reservation bill being referred to a parliamentary standing committee. ...."As the parliament has referred the reservation bill to the standing committee, we have called off the agitation for the time being. The bill will be plac...

Mercury-Based Vaccine Ban Temporarily Suspended

California's Health and Human Services has waived the ban on mercury based flu vaccines given to pregnant women// and children under three, for a period of six weeks . This decision was made due to a vaccine shortage caused by production delays. ....The only mercury free children's vaccine is manufactured by Sanofi pasteur, and the governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has written to them asking that t...

US Psychiatrist Suspended from Practicing Medicine for Involvement in Doping Scam

Four years after a huge doping scam burst into the open in Paris, Dr. Brian Halevie-Goldman, a San Francisco psychiatrist has been suspended for three months by the// Californian state authorities. ....Dr.Goldman was then the medical director of the Bay Area Laboratory Co-Operative that allegedly provided steroids to top athletes. ..Halevie-Goldman was also placed on five years' probation and...

US Health Insurance Firms Suspend Sales, Promise to End Fraudulent Practices

Seven key health insurance firms in US have agreed to stop selling a type of government-funded plan for the elderly in response to complaints that sales agents forged signatures and also adopted aggressive tactics, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said Wednesday. ... ...The seven companies are working on new marketing guidelines with the U.S. Medicare health insurance program for...
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