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SKIMS medico posts ‘hate comment’ on FB, authorities assure action

SKIMS medico posts ‘hate comment’ on FB, authorities assure action

Srinagar: Keeping ethics at bay, a doctor from Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), Soura, in a Facebook live post wrote that Kashmiris need a ‘killing touch,’ rather than ‘healing touch.’ The post has generating resentment among the fellow doctors in the institution who are demanding immediate action against the doctor for his ‘disturbing’ post. […]

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8 students referred to SMHS, are stable: Officials

Srinagar: At least two dozen class 10 students were injured in a mysterious blast inside private school in Narbal area of Kakpora in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Wednesday, creating panic in the area. The injured students were rushed to the nearby PHC Kakpora for treatment, where from 8 were referred to Srinagar’s SMHS hospital […]

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Govt acts hard against selected Medical Officers

Govt acts hard against selected Medical Officers

Asks them to join duties or clear way for others

Asks them to join duties or clear way for others

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NHM employees asked to end strike

NHM employees asked to end strike

Face police action in Srinagar during protest march

Face police action in Srinagar during protest march

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NHM employees start hunger strike, say Govt not willing to listen

NHM employees start hunger strike, say Govt not willing to listen

Srinagar: While several District Development Commissioners have threatened the striking NHM employees of harsh action in case they fail to join their duties, the striking employees Saturday started their hunger strike in Jammu to press for their demands. While delegations have been meeting the government officials, nothing seems to be working out so far, with […]

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Social media onslaught: Hospital admins tasked to create media cells

Social media onslaught: Hospital admins tasked to create media cells

Srinagar: In a bid to nip ‘rumors’ and ‘factually incorrect’ news regarding the patient care in hospitals and put forth a counter narrative, the Government Medical College (GMC), Srinagar has directed all the Medical Superintendents in its associated hospitals to create media cells in order to respond ‘proactively’ under such circumstances and present ‘facts’ before […]

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Neonate’s death sparks row at G B Panth hospital

Neonate’s death sparks row at G B Panth hospital

Srinagar: An infant undergoing treatment at the G B Panth government hospital Sonwar here was allegedly burnt to death due to the negligence of the hospital staff, leading to an outcry. The hospital, which is being accused of negligence, however, has, ruled out so and said that the infant was suffering from a terminal condition […]

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Medicos asked to seek proper sanction before proceeding on leave

Medicos asked to seek proper sanction before proceeding on leave

Srinagar: After observing that its employees were proceeding on leave without even waiting for sanction, the Govt Medical College (GMC), Srinagar has directed its employees, through a circular to submit their leaves much before they actually intend to go on leave. The employees have been directed to proceed only after getting a proper permission. A […]

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NHM medics decide to continue strike, say won’t budge

NHM medics decide to continue strike, say won’t budge

Srinagar: While the National Health Mission (NHM) Employees continued with their strike both in Jammu and Kashmir divisions, its representatives Wednesday finally met with Principal Secretary, Health and Medical Education, AtalDullo in Jammu. However, the meeting and assurances thereof seem not to have impressed the employees as they have decided to carry on with the […]

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NHM employees’ strike leads to chaos in far flung areas

NHM employees’ strike leads to chaos in far flung areas

Srinagar: Hopeful that their demands will be met soon, the National Health Mission (NHM) Employees are continuing with their strike in the state, with patient care in the far-flung areas taking a hit as the government has, so far, given a cold shoulder to the striking employees demands. The striking employees held protest demonstrations in […]

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