Saturday, 20 August, 2022
TopicDelhi hospitals

Topic: Delhi hospitals

Only 37% ventilator beds vacant in Delhi, private hospitals say can’t reserve more ICU beds

Of the total 98 hospitals offering ventilator beds in Delhi, 49 are already out of ventilators. Several others are running close to full capacity.

No shortage of oxygen in Delhi hospitals, have enough for 6-7 days, says Satyendar Jain

“The positivity rate has plateaued out a bit and a downward trend will be there in a week or two,” he said.

After month-long downward Covid trend, Delhi sees worrying rise in cases, hospitalisations

After a troublesome period of sharp spikes, Delhi had managed to emerge from its Covid crisis in July. But August began on a different note.

Covid patients say Delhi private hospitals still overcharging, ignoring govt rate caps

More than a month after Delhi govt capped rates for Covid treatment, patients say hospitals don't disclose this information and insurance companies don't cover the excess amount.

How a Muslim Covid patient was cremated and a Hindu nearly buried after AIIMS mix-up

The mix-up was discovered when the brother of the Muslim Covid victim slipped Rs 500 to a cemetery worker to get one last look at her before her burial.

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain receives plasma therapy, under ICU monitoring for 24 hrs

On Friday, Jain's condition deteriorated and was put on oxygen support. He was put on oxygen support after his lung infection increased.

Delhi Mohalla Clinics battle mask shortage, delayed salary but continue quiet fight in pandemic

AAP’s flagship primary healthcare programme, Mohalla Clinics, see anywhere between 70 and 200 patients a day, often from behind a curtain.

Ganga Ram Hospital moves Delhi High Court to quash FIR filed against it

According to the FIR, the complainant is a senior official of the Delhi Health Department, who also alleged the hospital was not using RT-PCR app while collecting Covid samples.

The core of Arvind Kejriwal’s politics — create a tussle, play victim, rinse and repeat

Arvind Kejriwal's decision to reserve Delhi’s hospital beds exclusively for city residents, which LG Anil Baijal overturned, is a classic example of the playbook the CM has perfected.

Doctors at Delhi hospitals threaten to resign over no salaries, HC orders NDMC to pay up

The Delhi High Court took suo motu cognisance of the issue based on reports that senior and junior resident doctors at six hospitals didn't receive salaries from March onwards.

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Sir Ganga Ram hospital Consultants, Residents and DNB students hold placards during a protest in New Delhi, on 30 December 2021 | PTI

Distrust of Indian doctors isn’t new. Class-caste bias always ruled medical profession

As a practising doctor, I discovered large question marks on claims of a trustful patient-doctor relationship in the past. The routine dehumanisation of underprivileged patients remains a rarely mentioned topic.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.


Representational image. A file photo of an Indian Air Force Cheetah helicopter. | Photo: Commons

IAF operation underway to rescue Italian mountaineer stranded on Mount Nun in Ladakh

The IAF deployed its ‘Cheetah’ helicopter to rescue mountaineer Federico Nicoli. Mount Nun is the second highest peak in the Zanskar Valley of Ladakh.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.