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India needs to address shortage of nurses urgently: Experts

December 16, 2021 7:28 am

🔴 Think Change Forum organised a discussion among nursing and midwifery experts from across the country to analyse issues plaguing the nursing sector. India needs to add more than 4.3 million nurses by 2024 to meet the prescribed WHO norms, said the experts.

Doctors jobs hard to fill, job postings for ‘registered nurses’ increased by 12% over a year: Report

October 08, 2021 4:42 pm

Along with nurses, job postings for physicians (7 per cent), laboratory technicians (6 per cent), pharmacists (5 per cent) and nurses (4 per cent) also showed a steady increase. 

International Nurses Day: For nurses in the frontline, every day is a 'constant marathon'

May 12, 2021 1:11 pm

"On any given day, nurses can see people at their weakest and most vulnerable, or at their strongest and most resolute..."

Independence and the lack of it: In 2020, hear it from COVID warriors

August 15, 2020 8:08 am

'This is a war and just like soldiers, we also serve the country first; then come our families.'

Nurses write to PGIMER director against new quarantine recommendations

July 17, 2020 4:14 pm

According to these recommendations, nurses should be posted on COVID duty for a period of 10 days instead of the current seven-day-long duty, and be given optional five-day quarantine period instead of the current mandated seven-day quarantine period post-COVID duty.

‘Massive exercise for registration, tracking system underway to empower nurses’

May 11, 2020 10:34 pm

Dr. T Dileep Kumar, president of Indian Nursing Council speaks about the Nurse Registration Tracking System (NRTS) on the occassion of International Nurses Day.

I can't let anything go wrong: A Chinese nurse treating coronavirus patients

March 16, 2020 6:24 pm

Being a nurse is never an easy job, especially in pandemic conditions like the coronavirus. Here is an inspiring video.

Moderate to high stress level among nurses in ICU, general wards: PGI study

May 16, 2016 11:11 am

Moderate stress level is prevalent more among ICU nurses (57.8 per cent), while high stress level among nurses working in wards (54.5 per cent).

Chandigarh: ‘Few’ PGI nurses start eight-hour work schedule

April 09, 2016 10:07 am

The nurses who are on probation had changed their working hours last month without the approval of the PGI administration.

575 nurses change working hours ‘without approval’, PGI stops their salaries

April 06, 2016 5:03 am

Chandigarh Newsline had last week reported that PGI was mulling action against the nurses, who allegedly changed the duration of their shift times in the last week of March.


Doctors in Cinema: 10 of our most favourite on-screen caregivers

July 01, 2022 10:19 am

It is National Doctor's Day today, and here is a look at ten memorable on-screen depictions of doctors and caregivers across languages and formats.

In pictures: How India and other countries celebrated International Nurses Day today

May 12, 2021 8:27 pm

International Nurses Day is celebrated on the occasion of Florence Nightingale's birthday. It is a day to pay tribute to the services of millions of nurses, who work tirelessly to assist doctors. In the pandemic, it has become all the more important to recognise their efforts, for they are our frontline warriors.