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Union MoS Kushwaha’s party leader organises Hardik Patel’s meet in Delhi
Mon, Aug 31, 2015

However, Upendra Kushwaha, MoS, Human Resource Development, told The Indian Express his party had nothing to do with Sunday’s event.

In Delhi, Hardik Patel rallies other Patel groups, tells them to draw swords
Mon, Aug 31, 2015

He was addressing a gathering of Gujjar and Kurmi communities in East Delhi, attended by representatives from Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan. Gujjar leader Nathu Ram Gujjar introduced him as a future PM.

17-year-old MBBS student found hanging in her hostel room at AIIMS
Mon, Aug 31, 2015

Khushboo Chaudhary, from Bikaner, was among the toppers in the AIIMS entrance exam

Online appointment system reduces waiting period in AIIMS, but leaves out some patients
Sat, Aug 29, 2015

The Online Registration System (ORS), a web portal launched as part of PM's Digital India initiative, has seen over 46,000 online bookings since May.

Dengue in Delhi: Not ‘epidemic’ but high for the time of year
Tue, Aug 25, 2015

The statistics do make you sit up. August alone has seen 477 cases against 11 and 142 cases in the last two years, respectively.

Delhi govt plans to outsource maintenance of hospital equipment
Sun, Aug 23, 2015

Health department has invited an expression of interest (EOI) from private players

A basement with charred cars, a hall without light for 18 years
Thu, Aug 20, 2015

The theatre has never seen light since the night electricity snapped. The only way to enter today is a small gate at the back.

Death rate goes up with distance from district hospital
Wed, Aug 19, 2015

Close to 50,000 deaths (from abdominal conditions) could have been averted, finds Lancet study.

Swine flu patients spent 17-62 times per capita income on treatment: Study
Tue, Aug 04, 2015

The hospital stay of the patients ranged from a day to 41 days. On an average, a patient spent 7.69 days at the hospital.

As history is made, the ‘I’ in NSCN (IM) lies in ICU
Tue, Aug 04, 2015

As the signing of the historic Naga peace accord was announced on Monday, though, sources said there was an small improvement in Swu’s condition.

Delhi government plans health survey of children under five
Mon, Aug 03, 2015

Officials will conduct health check-ups and necessary treatment will be provided in government health facilities if any ailment is identified.

After mohalla clinics, more changes in healthcare soon
Mon, Aug 03, 2015

Beginning August 14, there will be five health directors - one each for north, south, east, west and central districts who will report to the director of health services.

‘Lapses’ in treatment: Registration of 4 doctors suspended for a month after boy loses leg
Sat, Aug 01, 2015

The next month, doctors at a Meerut hospital had to amputate the boy’s left leg, which had become infected by then.

A typo that troubled Delhi hospitals for years, now corrected
Fri, Jul 31, 2015

Two-and-a-half-years after the order, most hospitals in Delhi have set up such boards, but continue to find it hard to meet the specifications set forth by the HC.

Doctor diagnosed with Hepatitis C mortgages home to pay for drugs
Thu, Jul 30, 2015

According to experts at ILBS, the drugs were cleared by the Drug Control General of India.

Meenakshi Murder-Autopsy rules out 32 stabs: Only four
Wed, Jul 29, 2015

Advocate complains to police: CM spreading fear and panic with advertisement, take action against him.

Be cordial to VIP reference cases or face action: RML to doctors
Tue, Jul 28, 2015

It was observed that doctors did not speak to these patients properly: Medical Superintendent

Employees threaten strike: Govt shortlists 3 private bidders for its CATS ambulance project
Sun, Jul 26, 2015

Delhi govt, on January 9, had invited expression of interest (EOIs) EOIs from private players to run its soon-to-be expanded fleet of about 265 ambulances and its upgraded modernised control room.

Daily Battle Against Perceptions: MNC exec to girl facing taunts, epilepsy patients face world of bias
Wed, Jul 22, 2015

Epilepsy, which is the theme for this year’s World Brain Day on July 22, is mainly caused when newborns do not get enough oxygen immediately after birth.

Refugee camp gets its first pucca road
Mon, Jul 20, 2015

Set up by the late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi for migrants from Punjab, the AAP government chose this colony with 4,000 homes to inaugurate its first mohalla clinic.

‘Unbelievable’ to reality: CM Arvind Kejriwal opens city’s first ‘mohalla clinic’
Mon, Jul 20, 2015

Inaugurated in Peeragarhi; 2 mobile labs argue over who will test CM’s blood

Delhi: Hospitals run low on emergency drugs and essentials, AAP govt smells ‘conspiracy’
Sat, Jul 18, 2015

The government’s new policy has faced teething troubles, admitted senior health department officials.

Delhi government moves to link 36 hospitals, over 10,000 beds
Sat, Jul 18, 2015

At Rs 4,787 crore, the Health sector received the second highest budget allocation after education.

Personalised treatment for cancer
Sat, Jul 18, 2015

A biopsy from skin nodules revealed metastatic carcinoma, which was again found to be triple negative and androgen receptor positive.

In a first, govt hospital files FIR under tough medicare law
Fri, Jul 17, 2015

Sanjay Gandhi Memorial Hospital reports assault on doctor by patient, kin.

Infection surfaces, shuts Guru Nanak Eye Centre
Thu, Jul 16, 2015

The doctors noted in their study that in February, fungus “especially aspergillus was isolated.

One night at a Delhi hospital: Sanjay Gandhi Memorial Hospital
Fri, Jul 10, 2015

Government doctors in Delhi went on a strike last month demanding security, fixed hours and basic equipment. The Indian Express tracks 4 doctors in 4 hospitals. Concluding part of series.

Four to a bed, the best bet to keep IV line safe is to lie still or stand
Fri, Jul 10, 2015

Government doctors in Delhi went on a strike last month demanding security, fixed hours and basic equipment. The Indian Express tracks 4 doctors in 4 hospitals. The third of a series

Neither gloves nor saline drip, patients given just half a dose
Fri, Jul 10, 2015

Every time a patient is brought in, doctors brace for one common procedure. How to tell the relatives to go fetch basic medical equipment as the hospital is out of surgical gloves and critical syringes, saline drips.

How inhumanly long work hours are killing young doctors, literally
Wed, Jul 08, 2015

Multiple studies show they put their patients’, and their own, lives at risk — with increased chances of medical mistakes, car crashes and surgical injuries.

Doctor’s 35-hr shift on 8 bananas, a toilet in nearby cafe
Fri, Jul 10, 2015

Doctors in Delhi went on strike asking for security, fixed hours and basic equipment. The Indian Express tracks 4 doctors in 4 very different hospitals to check on the complaints.

30% heart failure patients die in hospital, finds AIIMS study
Tue, Jun 30, 2015

The number of patients who die of heart failure at AIIMS is 30.8 per cent compared to 4-7 per cent in the US and Europe, the study says.

Doctors lock themselves up as patients go on rampage
Sun, Jun 28, 2015

Incident took place at Acharya Shri Bhikshu hospital hours after health minister’s assurance on better security, home guards.

International Yoga Day: On day of calm, some left angry at Rajpath’s shut gate
Mon, Jun 22, 2015

With more and more people being turned away, sloganeering was started against the Delhi Police.

International Yoga Day: From BSF constable to Telangana beautician, thousands look to set world record
Sun, Jun 21, 2015

Four people among the many that are trying to write India into the Guinness Book of World Records.

AIIMS report: ‘Lab tests often fail to find poison in viscera samples’
Fri, Jun 19, 2015

“Generally, the viscera reports were found positive only for ethyl alcohol, methyl alcohol, phosphides, zinc phosphide and aluminium phosphide,” the authors observed.