Cornea transplant surgery starts at SMHS hospital

Cornea transplant surgery starts at SMHS hospital

SRINAGAR: Shri Maharaja Hari Singh (SMHS) hospital in Srinagar installed the facility for a free-of-cost cornea transplant surgery on Friday. The surgery costs Rs 3.5 lakh at private hospitals in the valley. Specialists say that pellet victims can now be operated in the hospital. Last year, the victims whose cornea was torn apart by a […]

SMHS doctors’ strike enters Day 2, no action against cop yet

SMHS doctors’ strike enters Day 2, no action against cop yet

SRINAGAR: The strike call given by doctors of Shri Maharaja Hari Singh (SMHS) Hospital entered the second day on Thursday. The doctors assembled at the lawns of the Government Medical College Srinagar and held a sit-in protest to demand an FIR against and suspension of the Station House Officer (SHO) of Ram Munshi Bagh police […]

Doctor associations condemn thrashing of doctor

Doctor associations condemn thrashing of doctor

SRINAGAR: Both factions of Doctors Association of Kashmir (DAK) on Wednesday condemned the thrashing of a doctor of SMHS hospital, Dr. Ovais Wani, allegedly by police. DAK led by Dr Nisar ul Hassan said “this act of hooliganism against medical staff while discharging his professional duties is unacceptable”. In a statement, Dr Nisar said the […]

Geelani not allowed to visit his doctor: Hurriyat spokesperson

Geelani not allowed to visit his doctor: Hurriyat spokesperson

SRINAGAR: Hurriyat Conference on Tuesday said police didn’t allow its chairman Syed Ali Geelani to “see his doctors who have advised him to undergo some routine medical tests and calibration of pacemaker”. Hurriyat spokesperson Ayaz Akbar in a statement issued here said Geelani is suffering from multiple ailments and it was a routine checkup to […]

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