Monday, 5 December, 2022
TopicDelhi hospitals

Topic: Delhi hospitals

Ensure specialists attend Covid patients with comorbidities: Delhi govt tells hospitals

According to a govt advisory, Delhi has witnessed a surge in Covid deaths since last week. Most of the deceased suffered from comorbidities like cancer, heart & liver diseases.

As more doctors & nurses get Covid, Delhi hospitals cut OPD timings, focus on emergency cases

Hundreds of healthcare workers in Delhi have tested positive in the past week, forcing hospitals to deal with staff shortage. Doctors attribute the number of cases to high exposure.

AIIMS puts routine admissions, non-essential surgeries on hold as it braces for 3rd Covid wave

OPD services in AIIMS and all its centres will continue to function with restricted registrations limited to patients with prior appointments.

45 PSA oxygen plants commissioned in Delhi’s govt hospitals, says health dept

According to the health officials, around 160 PSA oxygen generation plants with a total capacity of 148.11 metric tonnes are being installed at govt & private hospitals in Delhi.

Kids returning with post-Covid symptoms like breathlessness, headaches, say Delhi doctors

Symptoms were found to be persisting for three to four months in children who had severe Covid, stated Dr Bajaj of Ujala Cygnus Group of Hospitals.

Delhi govt forms 6-member panel to assess cases of patients who died due to lack of oxygen

The panel is meant to grant compensation and check whether the oxygen was being used properly at the hospital as per the norms, an official order said.

Sir Ganga Ram Hospital reports first case of white fungus with severe damage to intestines

According to Dr Anil Arora, white fungus causing multifocal perforations in the food pipe, small & large bowel in Covid infection has previously not been reported in literature.

Delhi hospitals now have vacant oxygen beds as Covid cases dip, but finding ICUs still tough

According to doctors, a well-timed lockdown coupled with increase in resources like oxygen beds and dip in cases has led to fewer hospital admissions in Delhi.

Govt allows hospitals to accept cash payments of Rs 2 lakh & more for Covid treatment

The notification by the Income Tax Dept. said the latest provision was being made for a period between 1 April - 31 May on obtaining PAN or Aadhaar of the patient.

Delhi govt website shows vacant Covid beds in 46 hospitals, but only one confirms availability

CM Kejriwal had directed officials to ensure real-time bed availability is reflected on website. Hospitals cite volume of patients, shortage of oxygen, manpower, for discrepancy.

On Camera

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Megha Thakur was no run-of-the-mill pretty face, but an influencer who touched many lives

21-yr-old Indian-Canadian Instagram star and TikTok celebrity Megha Thakur, who died this week, subverted the expectations of a content creator by opening up her mind and heart.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

The National War Memorial at India Gate, New Delhi | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh | ThePrint

A walk around National War Memorial to read 8 stories of heroism on 51st anniversary of 1971 war

ThePrint walks around the National War Memorial at India Gate in New Delhi & looks back at the stories of those who sacrificed their lives in the war and were awarded top gallantry medals.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.