No Surgical Intensive Care units in peripheral hospitals: DAK

SRINAGAR: Doctors Association Kashmir president, Dr G M Mir, has expressed concern that though SMHS and SKIMS have surgical Intensive Care Units (ICU) but lack any of these facilities in the peripheral hospitals. In a statement issued here, Mir said surgical ICU nowadays is the backbone of modern healthcare but none of the hospitals in […]

‘No warning shots, plain bullets’

‘No warning shots, plain bullets’

Srinagar: Scenes reminiscent of the 2016 summer uprising were witnessed in the major hospitals of Srinagar when those critically injured at the Kulgam encounter site were brought to the two major hospitals SKIMS and SMHS. Outside the operation theatre at SKIMS, about a dozen people comprising friends and relatives waited for the injured Bilal Ahmad […]

On wedding of her sister Shabroza was struggling for her vision in hospital

On wedding of her sister Shabroza was struggling for her vision in hospital

By ZIA-UL-HAQ PULWAMA: On October 31 last year Shabroza 18 was alone at her home. Her other family members were out making preparations for the wedding of their elder daughter which was scheduled the same week. In the afternoon the government forces including army and policemen raided the village and started ransacking the houses. As […]

Relocated MRI unit at SMHS gives tough time to patients

Relocated MRI unit at SMHS gives tough time to patients

By Nazima Sidiq Bijbehara: The SMHS Hospital has resumed Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scan facility which had been damaged in the 2014 floods, but attendants complain that moving a patient to the relocated MRI unit was no mean a task. The facility, which was earlier housed in the main building of the hospital, has been […]

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