Monday, 23 May, 2022
TopicSafdarjung Hospital

Topic: Safdarjung Hospital

Shut down elective OPDs & surgeries, Delhi govt hospital doctors say as staff infections surge

As Covid infections explode in the national capital, doctors and medical staff have been hit hard. At least 750 of them at 6 major hospitals are reported to have tested positive.

Not just Covid, India’s junior doctors are also struggling with pay cuts & delayed salaries

Delhi’s Safdarjung Hospital is hiring residents for Rs 25,000-35,000 less than pre-pandemic stipend. Doctors across states say govts are insensitive to their financial instability.

Covid-positive woman who ‘skipped’ quarantine in Delhi on return from UK traced in Andhra

Delhi airport officials alerted Andhra's health dept as well as railway officials to track down the woman who took a train to Rajahmundry. She is now in institutional quarantine.

Hathras Dalit woman, who was gang-raped and assaulted, dies at Safdarjung Hospital

Four men, on 14 September, allegedly dragged the woman into a field in UP's Hathras where they raped her. She was left in a critical condition, with severe injuries to her neck and spine.

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.

Not enough masks & gloves, sanitation workers fear infection at Delhi’s Covid hospitals

Sanitation workers at Delhi hospitals claim they are scared of doing their jobs as without adequate PPE, they are exposed to Covid-19 through discarded masks and gloves.

3 meals, Ramayan on TV, and a long wait to go home: Life inside a Delhi quarantine centre

Migrant labourers and patients from AIIMS and Safdarjung hospital are waiting out the lockdown at this quarantine centre where 3 meals and a roof is welcome, but painfully so.

2 Safdarjung Hospital doctors assaulted by man for ‘spreading’ Covid-19

The 42-year-old man, who assaulted two women resident doctors in New Delhi’s Gautam Nagar Wednesday, has been arrested by the Hauz Khas police.

Two doctors from Safdarjung Hospital test positive for coronavirus

Of the two who tested positive, one is a male posted at Covid-19 unit and the other is a female third-year Biochemistry student.

Need more masks, sanitisers — doctors say hospitals ill-equipped to fight COVID-19

Doctors across UP, Jammu, Delhi and Puducherry say there is a lack of N95 masks, sanitisers or protective equipment in their hospitals.

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Golden Temple

What Akal Takht must know about harmonium and music before banishing it from Golden Temple

In an era where India’s past and ‘purity’ are constantly being dug up and debated, the humble harmonium has become the latest victim.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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