News Topic:Patients

Radioisotopes to remain temporarily suspended at SKIMS

Authorities in Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) Soura said that Radioisotopes will remain temporarily suspended in the first week of April.

SKIMS Soura urges people to use online appointment system

SKIMS Soura on Wednesday urged people, intending to visit the health facility for treatment, to make use of the online appointment system.

Kashmir grapples with severe shortage of cancer diagnostic equipment

Despite the increasing number of cancer cases in Kashmir Valley, there is a severe shortage of PET-CT scan machines for staging and assessing treatment responses.

SKIMS achieves landmark with first swap kidney transplant in J-K

The Department of Urology & Kidney Transplant SKIMS achieved a major milestone by performing the first swap kidney transplant in UT of J&K.

Fraudsters exploit patients’ plight, fake fundraisers misusing SKIMS name

Kashmir’s premier hospital Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) Soura has warned people about the fraudsters who raise money in the name of patients.

Miracle in 24 Hours: Over Rs 80 lakh crowdfunded for Pulwama’s leukemia patient

In less than 24 hours, over Rs 80 lakh was crowdfunded for a leukemia patient from Pulwama.

Medical Representatives’ entry in hospitals takes priority over patients, causing chaos

The entry of Medical Representatives (MRs) in hospitals during official hours is causing a mess in hospitals with doctors giving them preference over patients.

Mass medications continue in J-K hospitals

Despite the government claims that Prescription Audit Committees are in place in J&K, most of the Jammu and Kashmir hospitals continue to witness mass medications.

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Jel’s former General Secretary hopes for ‘free and fair’ elections

Former General Secretary of the banned Jamaat-e-Islami (Jel) Ghulam Qadir Lone rued the "rigging" committed in 1987 elections and hoped for free and fair polls.
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North Kashmir: Groom shows civic duty, casts vote before wedding

A groom in Uri, Baramulla, made a detour on his wedding day to cast his vote before partaking in his matrimonial celebrations.

APHC pays tributes to Mirwaiz Farooq, Ghani Lone, Hawal martyrs

On the occasion of the martyrdom anniversaries of Mirwaiz Molvi Farooq and Abdul Ghani Lone, APHC paid "glowing tributes" to both the "visionary and towering leaders".

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Kashmiris speak out as Valley witnesses first major polls after Article 370 abrogation

In a significant electoral moment, Kashmir witnessed its first major polls after the abrogation of Article 370, with hopeful residents expressing their aspirations.

Kashmir political leaders accuse authorities of arresting their workers

J&K political leaders, including Sajjad Gani Lone and Altaf Bukhari, have raised concerns over the arrest and harassment of workers ahead of the polls.