SKIMS faculty allege favouritism in promotions, accuse admin of dropping qualified aspirants

SKIMS faculty allege favouritism in promotions, accuse admin of dropping qualified aspirants

SRINAGAR: The promotion of faculty members at Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) Soura has raised eyebrows as some aspirants have accused the present administration of dropping them even as the Apical Selection Committee (ASC) of the Institute had cleared their names for promotion last year. The promotion list, a copy of which is with […]

In raid on SKIMS drug stores, 4,400 bottles of low-quality IV fluids seized

In raid on SKIMS drug stores, 4,400 bottles of low-quality IV fluids seized

Srinagar: After receiving a tip-off, a team of inspectors from Drug and Food Control Organisation (DFCO) raided the pharmacy department stores at Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) Soura on Tuesday and found many samples of substandard intravenous (IV) fluids. The inspectors seized 4,400 bottles of IV fluids in the raid. A DFCO official said […]

Injured admitted to different Srinagar hospitals

Injured admitted to different Srinagar hospitals

Srinagar: Seventeen survivors of the firing by government forces at Kundalan village are currently admitted at hospitals in Srinagar, most of them hit by pellets in vital organs including eyes. As per doctors, nine young boys have been maimed due to severe pellet injuries. The SMHS Hospital casualty ward witnessed chaotic scenes after 15-year-old Tamseel […]

Parents helpless, fearful as doctors leave children unattended

Parents helpless, fearful as doctors leave children unattended

Srinagar: Shabnum of Chadoora Budgam looks helplessly as her 2-year-old son Hafiz suffers an epileptic attack in the casualty ward of GB Pant Children’s Hospital on Friday. While the child shakes and screams occasionally, the mother tries to calm him but fails. Minutes later, her husband enters the ward and joins her. Unfortunately, he too […]

Doctors’ strike continues, govt to invoke ESMA

Doctors’ strike continues, govt to invoke ESMA

Srinagar: Mymoona Gul, 26, is battling for life at Lal Ded Hospital after resident doctors there abandoned her in the middle of treatment in the post-operative ward. According to her family, Mymoona, a resident of Arampora Bandipora, was suffering from hypertension when doctors at District Hospital Bandipora referred her to LD Hospital after declaring her […]

Doctors’ strike turns worse at GMC hospitals, patients suffer

Doctors’ strike turns worse at GMC hospitals, patients suffer

Srinagar: For Haseena of Tral, a visit to the SMHS Hospital on Tuesday afternoon turned distressing as “careless” doctors abandoned her 8-year-old son in Emergency ward in the middle of treatment for acute dehydration. Haseena says her son was referred to GB Pant Children Hospital from a hospital in Tral. But, according to her, the […]

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