Tuesday, 17 May, 2022
TopicLNJP Hospital

Topic: LNJP Hospital

Clean, sanitise, refrigerate, wait — a day in the life of a morgue worker in Delhi

Morgue workers say that despite wearing PPE & taking precautions, patients’ relatives don’t want to come near, and end up misidentifying bodies.

Patients lying unattended, ambulance queue, pleas for bed — horror outside Delhi hospitals

A woman lost her husband as he lay unattended & a 38-year-old man was declared brought dead after several hospitals turned him down — scenes outside GTB, LNJP hospitals were scary.

Most of 7 with UK strain in Delhi are asymptomatic, says LNJP Hospital

Of the 38 UK returnees isolated at Delhi’s Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan Hospital, 7 tested positive for the mutant strain that has originated in the UK.  

Why Delhi’s Covid hospitals are struggling to fill ‘lucrative’ senior resident doctor posts

At least 4 hospitals in Delhi — LNJP, GTB, RML and Safdarjung — have been struggling to fill advertised senior resident posts for the last month.

Delhi dad returned home last week after Covid treatment. Today his family buried him

Discharged from Delhi's LNJP Hospital after Covid treatment on 26 June, Shaji John tested positive again and died within days.

Senior doctor at LNJP, Delhi’s Covid hospital, dies days after contracting the virus

Dr Asheem Gupta was serving in LNJP's ICUs. Wife Dr Nirupama Gupta, a radiologist working in Ghaziabad, had also tested positive for Covid but recovered a few days ago.

CCTVs in wards, one attendant for patients — Delhi issues new guidelines for Covid hospitals

The new guidelines, notified by the Delhi Health Secretary Friday, address the issues of families being unable to meet patients or easily access information on them at hospitals.

Resource crunch, anxious relatives, bad press — woes of LNJP, Delhi’s main Covid hospital

From families complaining of negligence, staff complaining of shortages and cases rising, LNJP hospital has a fine balance to strike between patient care and the resources it has.

‘Don’t shoot the messenger’: SC tells Delhi govt to withdraw cases against doctors

Supreme Court Wednesday asked the government and hospitals to stop harassing doctors for exposing the 'deplorable' state of govt-run hospitals.

Amit Shah orders CCTV in Covid wards of all designated hospitals in Delhi

Union Home Minister Amit Shah Monday paid a surprise visit to Delhi's LNJP hospital to review arrangements related to Covid-19.

On Camera

YourTurn

Pakistan Prime Minister-elect Shehbaz Sharif on 7 April | Photographer: Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images via Bloomberg

The four-point plan to revive Pakistan’s economy—from land reform to real estate

Pakistan must reduce non-productive expenditures like defence. The country's political economy has been overdetermined by the imperative of 'national security'.

Bad timing could hamper LIC IPO

Most early public enterprise IPOs have been trading 75% below their original price, small investors concerned.

Defence

Representational image of army personnel in Ladakh | ANI

India ‘doesn’t foresee’ border fighting with China, but ‘won’t back down’ if tensions reignite

Aim is to ensure not just disengagement of troops, but overall de-escalation. Govt in favour of solving tensions through talks as it wants peace with all neighbours including China.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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