News Topic:Patients

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.

Nursing home in Pulwama denies surgery on Ayushman card

A private nursing home in Pulwama town refused to perform surgery on Ayushman card after which the patient as well as the attendant had to return disappointed.

In six years, SKIMS registers 27,727 cancer patients

In six years, Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) Soura has registered over 27,000 patients ailing from cancer disease.

Bizarre! Speech therapist treating ENT patients at District Hospital Pulwama

Patients raised a hue and cry at District Hospital Pulwama on Wednesday after it was found that the doctor posing as an ENT specialist is basically a speech therapist.

Unnecessary Referrals: Doctor-tout nexus fleecing hapless patients

Heart patients from Kashmir Valley falling victims to illegal referrals reveal a nexus between local heart specialists and touts from Delhi and Haryana-based hospitals.

Delay in payments under Ayushman Bharat hits patients

The Jammu and Kashmir administration is delaying payment to private healthcare centres under Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana in J&K.

Patients suffer as Golden Cards not accepted at major private hospitals

Poor patients in Kashmir division are suffering as their Golden Cards are not being accepted at many major private hospitals.

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Fear grips Doda after back-to-back gunfights leave 7 injured

Fear has gripped Jammu's Doda district after two back-to-back gunfights within a span of just 24 hours in Bhaderwah and Gandoh areas were reported.
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Two militants, trooper killed in Kathua gunfight

Two militants and a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were killed during an encounter in the Kootah area of Kathua district.

SKIMS faces reagent shortage, halts stool occult blood tests

The Department of Pathology at SKIMS, Soura has informed that they are currently facing a shortage of the reagent required for the "stool for occult blood" test.

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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.