Friday, 21 January, 2022
TopicDelhi hospitals

Topic: Delhi hospitals

Ensure oxygen transport is unhindered, use criminal action if required: Delhi HC tells Centre

Delhi High Court says governments must 'beg, borrow or steal' to ensure protection of fundamental emergency. Centre assures there will be unobstructed supply of oxygen to Delhi.

Why Delhi hospitals, with 100s of vacant beds, are still struggling to cater to all patients

Of the 5,711 Covid-19 beds across all government and private hospitals in Delhi, only 516 — or 9 per cent — are occupied as on 2 March.

Delhi govt declares 6 hospitals completely ‘non-Covid’ amid falling cases

The six Covid-free hospitals are Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, DDU Hospital, Deep Chand Hospital, Sanjay Gandhi Memorial Hospital, Acharya Shree Bhikshu Hospital & SRC Hospital.

Delhi’s private hospitals asked to reserve 80% ICU beds, 60% normal ones for Covid patients

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said hospitals have also been asked to postpone non-critical planned surgeries for the time being.

Speak only in Hindi or English — Delhi govt’s ILBS hospital tells its nurses, other staffers

ILBS says advisory was issued after it received complaints from visitors. It has also barred religious activities inside the premises to avoid 'mass gathering'.

As Covid cases spike again, Delhi govt tells hospitals to be prepared for dengue, malaria too

Delhi govt advisory details the tests hospitals should be ready to conduct, and directs physicians to give antiviral oseltamivir to all Covid patients if there’s a flu outbreak.

Delhi’s Kasturba Hospital resident doctors to go on strike from tomorrow over no salaries

Around 40 doctors will take part in this strike, which will go on till 20 October. The doctors have also threatened mass resignation if their salaries are not paid.

Delhi govt orders shifting of Hindu Rao Hospital Covid patients after doctors go on strike

The move comes days after doctors of civic-run Hindu Rao Hospital went on strike over non-payment of salaries for the last three months.

Delhi’s Hindu Rao Hospital doctors threaten to withdraw from Covid duty over salary non-payment

Hindu Rao Hospital doctors haven’t received salaries for the months of July-September, the vice president of the Resident Doctors Association says.

‘Bisexual’ Delhi doctor accused of killing colleague in 2017 still at large — CBI charge sheet

Dr Shashwat Pande was found dead at St Stephen’s Hospital in August 2017. CBI filed a charge sheet in the case in July this year, saying investigation into the case will continue.

On Camera

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The BBC Broadcasting House in London

BBC is Britain’s only imperial legacy with purpose, UK must value it to remain in soft-power war

It’s deeply worrying that the Johnson govt, filled with defenders of the country’s imperial past, seems intent on rendering this last great British asset valueless.

Mahindra expects strong recovery in auto sales as supply chain constraints ease

According to Mahindra, the auto industry is poised for a very strong rebound because it has been buffeted by a number of factors over the last 2-3 years.

Defence

File image of German Ambassador to India Walter J. Lindner | Twitter | @AmbLindnerIndia

Won’t be silent if rules-based order challenged, envoy Lindner says as German warship visits

In an exclusive interview, the German ambassador to India said port call of the German warship Bayern in Mumbai shows the significance of the Indo-Pacific region.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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