Around 3000 patients benefitted through various schemes: SKIMS

Around 3000 patients benefitted through various schemes: SKIMS

SRINAGAR: SKIMS provides major relief and help to poor patients suffering from various life threatening diseases such as cancer, chronic kidney disease, advanced liver diseases through various financial assistance schemes, an official statement issued here on Wednesday said adding that approximately 3000 patients have been benefitted so far under these schemes. During the year 2017-18, […]

Reorient Toward Welfare

Reorient Toward Welfare

Shortage of essential and life-saving drugs at SKIMS Soura has made hundreds of critical patients of the institute vulnerable. Apparently, the SKIMS administration had failed to finalise the tendering process for the last four years which has delayed the approval for the supply company. This is as alarming as can be. All said and done, […]

SKIMS faces drug shortage as admin delay tenders since 2014

SKIMS faces drug shortage as admin delay tenders since 2014

SRINAGAR: Shortage of essential and life-saving drugs at SKIMS Soura has put hundreds of critical patients of the institute at huge inconvenience. Official sources said the SKIMS administration had failed to finalise the tendering process for the last four years which has delayed the approval for the supply company. “The delay in the procurement process […]

HC asks for account of cancer institute funds from SKIMS Director

HC asks for account of cancer institute funds from SKIMS Director

Srinagar: The J&K High Court on Tuesday ordered Director SKIMS to submit a report within two weeks stating the utilisation of funds granted by Government of India for setting up State Cancer Institute. The order was passed after the petitioner’s counsel Syed Musaib informed the court that the Government of India had released an amount […]

SKIMS establishes helpline

SKIMS establishes helpline

SRINAGAR: Due to inclement weather, Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) Medical College/Hospital has kept two ambulances for providing services to critically-ill patients who need transportation to any hospital within the municipal limits of Srinagar. The helpline numbers are: Dr Mudasir CMO: 9622726147, 9906853533, Shahid Transport Monitor 7006349353 and SKIMS MCH Exchange no. 0194-2493297.

Doctors at SKIMS replace heart valve of 9-year-old girl

Srinagar: The doctors at Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) Soura have replaced the heart valve of a nine-year-old girl. SKIMS spokesman in a statement said that the department of CVTS conducted its first pediatric heart valve replacement surgery on a nine-year-old girl from Rainawari, Srinagar who was diagnosed to have rheumatic heart disease with […]

Director SKIMS condoles demise of ex-employee

SRINAGAR: Director SKIMS has expressed condolence over the demise of ex-employee Abdul Rashid Wani, AGC in Paediatric Surgery. In a statement, the Director has prayed for the departed soul and recollected his contributions as an employee of SKIMS. He prayed for strength to the bereaved family and extended his condolences.