SKIMS students leave for exposure tour

SRINAGAR: Principal, SKIMS Medical College- Hospital, Dr Reyaz Ahmad Unto on Tuesday flagged-off a group of MBBS students of 2015 batch for 13-day ‘all India tour’. Chairman Academics, Professor Abdul Wahid Khan and Secretary CASS, Dr J B Singh were also present. “The group of 65 MBBS students shall visit prestigious institutions of the country […]

Radiation therapy machine for cancer patients defunct at SKIMS

Radiation therapy machine for cancer patients defunct at SKIMS

Srinagar: Dozens of cancer patients undergoing radiation therapy at Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) Soura have been left in the lurch since the LINAC machine became defunct a week ago. The Linear Accelerator (LINAC) equipment, which is a state-of-the art machine used for radiation treatment in cancer, has been lying defunct for the past […]

Newborn’s body exhumed for DNA test

Newborn’s body exhumed for DNA test

Ganderbal: The body of a baby given birth to by a mentally challenged woman was exhumed from a graveyard at Kullan Ganderbal on Monday to collect a sample for DNA paternity test. The body was exhumed in presence of Sub-District magistrate Kangan Mehraj-u-din Shah, SDPO Kangan, Tehsildar Gund, Block Medical Officar Kangan, while a team […]

‘Governors administration mismanaging SKIMS’

‘Governors administration mismanaging SKIMS’

Srinagar: The National Conference on Wednesday slammed the governor’s administration over the closure of Kashmir’s only PET scan facility at SKIMS, and said it is yet another example of mismanagement. In a statement, the party spokesperson Sara Hayat Shah said: “Nearly after a year of commissioning Hi- tech diagnostic PET scan facility at SKIMS, it […]

SKIMS condoles demise of Ghulam Rasool

SRINAGAR: SKIMS condoled the sad demise of Peerzada Ghulam Rasool, father of Dr Zubaida, Additional Professor Department of Pathology, SKIMS. According to a statement issued here, Director SKIMS Prof Omar Javed Shah condoled the sad demise of Dr Zubaida’s father and expressed heartfelt condolences to her. He prayed for the Jannat-ul-Firdous to the departed soul.

Licence for isotope not renewed, PET CT scan stopped at SKIMS Soura

Licence for isotope not renewed, PET CT scan stopped at SKIMS Soura

Srinagar: Cancer patients undergoing treatment at Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) in Soura have been left in the lurch as the administration’s mismanagement has led to the closure of PET CT scan facility. Official sources told Kashmir Reader that lack of expertise and absence of radiation safety at SKIMS Soura has led to the […]

Inter-religious kidney transplant: Skims didn’t inform donor

Inter-religious kidney transplant: Skims didn’t inform donor

Srinagar: After rejecting the plea of a Sikh girl to donate her kidney to her Muslim friend by Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) Soura, the donor said she wasn’t informed about the decision. Manjot, the 23-year-old donor, said she had not yet been informed by SKIMS authorities about any such decision. The institute has […]