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Sion Hospital


Medical seat racket: 2 middlemen acted as link between students and arrested assistant dean of Sion hospital, say police

January 11, 2021 1:27 am

Assistant dean Rakesh Verma was arrested after a MBBS doctor was duped of Rs 50 lakh on the pretext of being given admission to the postgraduate (PG) course at the hospital.

Watch: Protests at Sion hospital as body handed over to wrong family, cremated

September 14, 2020 10:08 am

Following his death, Ankush Sarvade's body was sent for a postmortem examination. However, when the grieving family went back to the mortuary on Sunday evening, they were shown the body of a much older man instead.

Sion Hospital viral video: Bombay HC asks state to respond on procedure for disposal of dead bodies

June 26, 2020 5:45 pm

The court directed the Maharashtra government and BMC to respond to the inquiry into the incident along with details of how bodies of deceased COVID-19 patients were handled and disposed off by July 1.

More health workers test positive at city hospitals

April 14, 2020 9:31 pm

Across Mumbai, close to 100 health workers have been infected.

2011 ‘attack’ on doctor: 28-year-old son of deceased patient acquitted of all charges

August 19, 2019 3:00 am

Sunil Kale (28) was booked under the Maharashtra Medicare Service Persons and Medicare Service Institutions (Prevention of Violence and Damage or Loss to Property Act), 2010

Mumbai: At Sion hospital, patients can’t afford to soil bedsheets, gowns remain unchanged for days

October 08, 2018 1:39 am

With acute shortage of washed clothes, 40 minor, major surgeries were cancelled on September 24.

Mumbai: Patients complain of cockroaches at Sion Hospital wards, fear infection

September 26, 2018 2:11 am

This comes a day after the hospital faced the heat for postponing surgeries due to a delay in supply of fresh linen.

Sudan student who underwent amputation after train mishap dies

July 19, 2018 2:58 am

Jowahir Abdullah was slated to catch a flight back home from Mumbai when she reached Dadar station on July 12 from Sangli by the Koyna Express.

Patients in Sion hospital face delay, no TB tests done since weeks

September 13, 2017 1:33 pm

Patients diagnosed with HIV have to compulsorily undergo TB test because of being at higher risk of contracting the latter. Genexpert is a molecular test for tuberculosis (TB) to detect if a patient has developed resistance to Rifampicin , a drug commonly used in treating TB bacteria in first line of treatment.

First-yr PG doctor at Sion Hospital conducts autopsy without the presence of forensic expert

June 21, 2016 2:53 am

Done in absence of forensic expert, videography; kin demand second autopsy at JJ Hospital.