SKIMS Medical College may work as autonomous institute

SKIMS Medical College may work as autonomous institute

Governor directs officials to consider delinking it from SKIMS Soura Srinagar: Governor NN Vohra has designated senior officials to work out a plan for SKIMS Medical College and Hospital, Bemina, to delink it from SKIMS Soura and turn it into an autonomous institute. According to official sources, the issues relating to de-linking of SKIMS Medical […]

Chairs, benches double as ‘beds’ at SKIMS Bemina Emergency

Chairs, benches double as ‘beds’ at SKIMS Bemina Emergency

Srinagar: Lack of adequate space at SKIMS Hospital Bemina has left many critical patients without a bed. The critical care areas at the hospital present a chaotic scene as doctors and patients jostle for a little more space to move around. The situation is such that chairs meant for staff and benches meant for patients […]

Petition on pellet victims: HCBA counsel seeks committee to ascertain number of pellet victims

Petition on pellet victims: HCBA counsel seeks committee to ascertain number of pellet victims

‘Govt figures not correct’ Srinagar: A high-level committee must be constituted to find out the number of pellet victims in Kashmir as government figures “are not correct”, senior advocate Mian Qayoom told the High Court Monday. The court was hearing a petition filed from High Court Bar Association regarding pellet victims. Qayoom, who is also […]

CRPF vacates under-construction hospital building in Bemina

CRPF vacates under-construction hospital building in Bemina

‘Work going on smoothly, expected to be completed by 2019 end’ Srinagar: The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has vacated the building of under construction 500-bed maternity-cum-paediatric hospital at Bemina, which it had occupied in the month of Ramadan (June). Kashmir Reader had reported about the occupation of the building by CRPF, prompting the government […]

Doctors Strike

Doctors Strike

Resident doctors at SKIMS Bemina have gone on “indefinite strike” over what they call s pay disparity. They have also threatened to close down emergency services. The doctors’ strike has affected patient care in all the departments since Tuesday. The striking doctors say there is huge disparity between the pay of resident doctors at SKIMS […]

On assurance, doctors at SKIMS Bemina suspend strike for day

On assurance, doctors at SKIMS Bemina suspend strike for day

SRINAGAR: Resident doctors of SKIMS Hospital, Bemina on Thursday suspended their indefinite strike for a day following the assurance by the administration to end the pay disparity. Spokesperson RDA SKIMS Bemina Dr Muzaffar Ahmad told Kashmir Reader that they met the hospital administration and faculty members who assured to end the pay discrepancy within shortest […]

Doctors’ strike hits patient care at SKIMS Bemina

Doctors’ strike hits patient care at SKIMS Bemina

Srinagar: If the strike by resident doctors at SKIMS Soura wasn’t bad enough, now resident doctors at SKIMS Bemina have gone on “indefinite strike” over what they call pay disparity. They have also threatened to close down emergency services. The doctors’ strike has affected patient care in all the departments since Tuesday. The striking doctors […]

Pregnant women wait for hours on pavements in SKIMS Bemina

Pregnant women wait for hours on pavements in SKIMS Bemina

Hospital has no waiting lounges, parks are off bounds for waiting patients SRINAGAR: Patients who come for consultations at the Sheri Kashmir Institute Medical Sciences Bemina find themselves standing in long queues, sometimes for hours, as the hospital lacks seating areas for patients in wait. These patients and their attendants can sometimes be seen sitting […]

‘Insiders hampering work on SKIMS Bemina, maternity hospital’

‘Insiders hampering work on SKIMS Bemina, maternity hospital’

CM’s Grievance Cell seeks Mehbooba’s intervention SRINAGAR: The CM’s Grievance Cell has taken note complaints regarding deliberate attempts being made by some quarters in SKIMS Soura to create hurdles in the execution of work at Maternity Hospital Bemina and SKIMS Medical College Bemina. “The CM’s Grievance Cell has received complaints that some officials and medicos […]