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Doctors, paramedics complain lack of personal safety gear in Ganderbal hospitals

Doctors, paramedics complain lack of personal safety gear in Ganderbal hospitals

Ganderbal, Mar 29:  Amid increasing number of COVID-19 positive patients, Doctors and paramedics in Kashmir are facing tough times to treat coronavirus patients in absence of safety gears. Their families and neighbours also prefer to stay away from them fearing they might get infected. Sources told Kashmir News Service that…

Need for constant re-evaluation of strategies, implementation of revised policies: JKSCD

Need for constant re-evaluation of strategies, implementation of revised policies: JKSCD

Srinagar, March 29: President, Jammu and Kashmir Society of Consultant Doctors (JKSCD) Dr Maajed Jehangeer in a statement said that since the present situation with COVID – 19 pandemic is of unprecedented proportions, as such, constant re-evaluation of our strategies and implementation of revised policies as new data and scientific…

New Medical  Superintendent  appointed for Rainawari hospital

New Medical  Superintendent  appointed for Rainawari hospital

Srinagar, Mar 29, KNT: After terminating a doctor and suspending another, Directorate of Health Services Kashmir has now changed Medical Superintendent, before 2 days of his retirement at JLNM hospital Rainawari here in Srinagar city.    Well placed sources told KNT that the incumbent Medical Superintendent at Rainawari hospital Dr Zakir…

Don’t pay heed to unverified reports on social media: Dir SKIMS

Don’t pay heed to unverified reports on social media: Dir SKIMS

SRINAGAR, MARCH 29: Director, Shere-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), Soura, Dr AG Ahanger today appealed to people not to pay heed to unverified reports attributed to him on the social media regarding the spread of Coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir. A message, which is being circulated on social networking…

Medical  Superintendent Rainawari hospital removed

Medical  Superintendent Rainawari hospital removed

Srinagar, Mar 29: After terminating a doctor and suspending another, Directorate of Health Services Kashmir has now removed Medical Superintendent at JLNM hospital Rainawari here in Srinagar city. Well placed sources told KNT that the incumbent Medical Superintendent at Rainawari hospital Dr Zakir Khan has been removed and Dr Roshan…

NGEWA SKIMS, Soura employees donate one day salary for treatment of Covid-19 patients

NGEWA SKIMS, Soura employees donate one day salary for treatment of Covid-19 patients

Srinagar, March 29: Non-Gazetted Employees Welfare Association of SKIMS, Soura comprising more than 5000 employees, on Sunday decided to donate their one day salary for the treatment of Covid-19 affected patients of Kashmir. The employees have conveyed their decision to the Director SKIMS, Soura Dr G A Ahanger. “We have…

Seniors ‘force’ junior docs to go inside isolation wards at CD Hospital

Seniors ‘force’ junior docs to go inside isolation wards at CD Hospital

Allegation baseless, Seniors fighting COVID- 19 on forefront: Adm SRINAGAR, March 28 (KINS): In absence of proper protective gear, senior doctors are allegedly forcing their juniors to go inside isolation wards at Chest Disease Hospital Srinagar where coronavirus patients are admitted. “Senior doctors should have been at the forefront. But unfortunately…

12 Coronavirus patients admitted at hospital, reports of 25 people awaited: MS CD Hospital

12 Coronavirus patients admitted at hospital, reports of 25 people awaited: MS CD Hospital

Srinagar, March 28: Medical Superintendent Chest Disease Hospital Srinagar Dr Mohammad Saleem Tak Saturday said 12 coronavirus positive cases are admitted at the hospital while reports of 25 people who are quarantined are awaited. “Our hospital is full with patients. We have 12 patients who have been tested positive of…

Doctors Association Kashmir urges doctors to use hydroxy chloroquine for coronavirus patients

Doctors Association Kashmir urges doctors to use hydroxy chloroquine for coronavirus patients

That would save lives and prevent spread of the diseases Srinagar Mar 28: With 21 positive cases and a death due to the novel (new) coronavirus in Kashmir valley so far, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Saturday has urged doctors to use arthritis drug, hydroxychloroquine for patients who are diagnosed…

Covid-19: Two surgeons among 7 patients discharged from Bla hospitals

Covid-19: Two surgeons among 7 patients discharged from Bla hospitals

251 still under quarantine Baramulla, Mar 27: At least seven persons including two surgeon doctors have been discharged from Baramulla and Sopore hospitals on Friday after they were tested positive. According to wire service—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), officials in the hospital administration said that two surgeon doctors were discharged from…

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