Health Bulletin 4/April/2023

Here are the top health stories for the day:

NEET PG 2023 counselling process: check list of documents required

NEET PG 2023 counseling process is expected to begin soon. The candidates who have qualified in the NEET PG 2023 will only be eligible for the counseling process conducted by the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC).

Once the application begins, the eligible candidates can register online for the seat allotment process. Registration can only be submitted online through the Medical Counselling Committee website Registration submitted through any other mode will be summarily rejected.

For more details, check out the link given below:

NEET PG 2023 Counselling Process: Check List Of Documents Required

PGI conducts 2nd liver-kidney transplant on prof from Jammu

A successful simultaneous liver-kidney transplant was performed at the Department of surgical gastroenterology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) on a Jammu man. The 47-year-old man was suffering from simultaneous kidney and liver failure. This was the second simultaneous liver-kidney transplant conducted by the department. The first had been conducted  on June 14, 2022 on a 24-year-old man from Himachal Pradesh.

Doctors continue to face threats, even for the slightest provocation, health personnel are attacked: Kerala HC expresses concern on repeated violence against doctors

Setting aside the bail granted to two persons, who had allegedly attacked a doctor, the Kerala High Court bench recently expressed concern about the continued attacks on the healthcare professionals.

The HC bench of Justice Bechu Kurian Thomas also pointed out the casual approach taken by the courts in this regard and noted, “The trembling hands of a surgeon and the shivering mind of a physician do not augur well for the patients at large. Doctors continue to face threats, when a mishap occurs to a patient. Even for the slightest provocation, health personnel are attacked. Despite legislation prevailing in the State of Kerala and the repeated court orders to treat attacks on health personnel as a serious crime, violence against them recur.”

For more details, check out the link given below:

Doctors Continue To Face Threats, Even For The Slightest Provocation, Health Personnel Are Attacked: Kerala HC Expresses Concern On Repeated Violence Against Doctors

Patient dies of organ failure: NCDRC upholds order against doctor, Amritsar Hospital to pay Rs 10 lakh compensation

Upholding the orders passed by the District and State Commission, Punjab to pay a compensation of Rs 10 lakh to the kin of a patient who eventually died due to multi-organ failure, the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has dismissed revision petitions moved by a doctor and Amritsar based hospital observing that the doctor failed to advise KFT or seek opinion of Nephrologist for the Acute renal failure.

Presiding Member of the Commission, Dr S M Kantikar further pronounced the act of ‘Omission’ in duty of care”, and consequently, dismissed the revision petitions filed by the hospital, doctor and the complainant.

For more details, check out the link given below:

Patient Dies Of Organ Failure: NCDRC Upholds Order Against Doctor, Amritsar Hospital To Pay Rs 10 Lakh Compensation

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NMC approves 2 new medical colleges with 100 MBBS seats each in Telangana

NMC approves 2 new medical colleges with 100 MBBS seats each in Telangana

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