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Wednesday, July 06, 2022



From first aid to transport: The essentials of emergency medical care

July 05, 2022 3:56 pm

The healthcare fraternity has been vocal about the need for emergency medical care during the golden hour -- the first 60 minutes following an accident or trauma

WATCH: Viral video shows car repeatedly obstructing ambulance, cops arrest driver

July 21, 2021 4:56 pm

The incident happened Monday evening on the National Highway-66 stretch of Thokkottu to Pumpwell in Dakshina Kannada district.

Navi Mumbai resident rolls out ambulance service at Rs 100

July 18, 2021 9:02 am

In early June, Narsalay used Rs 17 lakh from his savings to purchase the vehicle. Next, he hired a driver, who is on duty from 10 am to 10 pm from Monday to Saturday.

Tamil Nadu: Cafe owner raises funds for six 'auto ambulances' to serve Nilgiris remote villages

July 04, 2021 10:16 pm

Radhika Shastri raised funds for the ambulances by appealing to the patrons of her cafe, and through social media campaigns.

Tamil Nadu: No ambulance, relatives forced to take patient on open truck to hospital for 30 km, dies

May 25, 2021 8:43 pm

The RT-PCR test on Baranimuthu was negative and the doctor at PHC in  Muduvarpatti recommended home isolation for a week but he later complained of stomach pain after which he was referred to Government Hospital in Madurai

UP ambulance driver gives patients oxygen, gets booked for ‘false remarks’ on govt

May 02, 2021 8:06 am

Hospital authorities claimed that the accused, Vicky Agrihari, was deliberately not admitting patients to the district hospital and making false allegations that there are neither bed nor oxygen at the hospital.

Delhi Police arrest two ambulance drivers for overcharging patients

May 02, 2021 12:13 am

RP Meena, DCP (Southeast) said, “ The complainant, Irshad, told us he wanted to shift his relative from Apollo Hospital to Holy Family hospital but the driver demanded Rs 8,500.” The distance between the hospitals is around 2 km.

Beds scarce in Delhi, ambulances field calls to take people outstation

April 29, 2021 12:38 am

Taking a Covid patient from one city to another is not easy, said Premchand, who works with a private ambulance service.

MEMS deals with over 1 lakh non-Covid emergencies in lockdown

June 02, 2020 10:38 pm

Among all districts, Pune had the highest number of persons being served by the ambulance services for non-Covid emergencies. In May, 2,734 persons were assisted while 3,505 were served in April.

Himachal: Ambulance workers allege lack of safety equipment, threaten to go on strike

April 11, 2020 7:51 pm

In a letter to Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur and the department of health and family welfare, the union has threatened to go on a pen-down strike from April 13 and a total strike from April 18 if sufficient safety kits are not provided to all the workers.