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Textbooks of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology: A Comparative Review

The Essentials of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology by K. S. Narayan Reddy

I am writing this review of textbooks of forensic medicine as a part of my series of comparative reviews of textbooks of various subjects in all years of MBBS. As there are many textbooks available in the market it is difficult for students to chose one over other. I am writing all possible books of […]

Retirement Age of Doctors of Central Health Services Increased to 65 years by PM

Prime Minister approves retirement age of doctors of Central Health Services to 65 years Will empower the Government to strengthen the healthcare sector in the country: J P Nadda The Prime Minister today approved the proposal of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare for enhancing the age of superannuation of all doctors of the Central Health Service to 65 years with effect from 31st May 2016. This will enable the Government to retain experienced doctors for a longer period, and to provide better services in its public health facilities, particularly to the poorest, who are entirely dependent on public facilities. Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Shri J P Nadda stated that this step will empower the Government to strengthen the healthcare sector in the country. It will help in providing additional doctors in the health pool of the country, he added. This will strengthen the efforts of the Ministry in conceptualising and rolling out various people-oriented schemes which l need the services of doctors in implementing them, Shri Nadda stated.

Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi has approved proposal increasing retirement age of central health services doctors to 65 years. It will be effective from from 31st May 2016. The proposal was made by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare for enhancing the age of superannuation of all doctors of the Central Health Service to […]

Why Doctors who lad left for Foreign Hospitals &; Medical colleges are returning back to India

Why Doctors who lad left for Foreign Hospitals & Medical colleges are returning back to India It’s a question Dr Paul Ramesh Thangaraj has been asked several times since 2002, the year he decided to move back to India after a decade long stint in the UK. Why would a cardiothoracic and transplant surgeon based […]

Insurance Cover saved Doctor from Medical Negligence of wrong surgery

Insurance Cover saved Doctor from Medical Negligence of wrong surgery “The Hospital was vicariously held liable for the Medical Negligence of Doctors” Its indeed Very interesting case. In a very short, 8 Para, judgement of National Commission, NEW INDIA ASSURANCE CO. LTD V/s.SRI SAI HOSPITAL, U.P., & 3 ORS, date of judgment 4th January, 2016. […]

MUHS Summer-2016 Exams for MD, MS, M.Sc. & PG Diploma Courses Postponed

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Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS), Nashik has published a notification for an announcement of the postponement of Summer-2016 Examinations scheduled for MD, MS, M.Sc. and all PG Diploma courses in medical faculty commencing from 23rd May 2016. The rescheduled Summer-2016 Examinations for MD, MS & M.Sc. courses will start from 25th July 2016 and onwards. […]

Increase PG Medical Seats: MARD’s Proposal to Health Minister to Improve Healthcare in India

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Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) has written a letter to Hon. Dr. J.P. Nadda, Centra Health Minister of Gov. of India as a Proposal to increase postgraduate degree admission in govt. medical colleges. In the letter, central MARD appreciates efforts of the government to increase M.B.B.S seats. In  view of the dearth of qualified Post […]

Result of AIIMS-PG July 2016 session Exam Published

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All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi has published result of AIIMS-PG [MD/MS/DM (6yrs)/M.Ch (6 yrs)/MDS] July 2016 session Entrance Examination held on 8th May, 2016. Click here to download Roll number wise list of AIIMS-PG [MD/MS/DM (6yrs)/M.Ch (6 yrs)/MDS] July 2016 session Exam

NEET Stays: SC Rejects State & Private Medical College Entrance Exams

In the Hon’ble Supreme Court judgement dated 28/04/2016 in Writ petition 261/2016, SC ordered that NEET will be a single entrance exam for All India UG medical admission. On 09/05/2016, SC order rejected an application by states and private medical colleges including minority colleges to hold their own entrance exam for UG medical admission. SC did […]

MH PGM-CET 2016 Personal Counseling Schedule Out

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Director of Medical Education and Research (DMER), Mumbai, Maharashtra has published Personal Counseling Process of PGM-CET 2016 for State Quota Admissions to Medical Postgraduate Courses (MD/MS/Diploma) in the State of Maharashtra. The notification is in compliance with the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India order in IA No. 7 & 8 in writ Petition(s) (civil) No 76/2015 […]

Can a Gynaecologist be an expert witness in the MLC involving Chest Medicine or Neurology? Read to Find Out

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The National Commission was dealing with this question and expressed its concern that it’s high time in India to have strategies for regulating expert witness testimony in medical negligence cases. M/S. SANKAR PRASAD BOSE & ANR V/s. DR. B.N. BASU MEMORIAL CLINIC APOLLO NURSING HOME & 3 ORS http://cms.nic.in/ncdrcusersWeb/GetJudgement.do… Facts in Brief : 1. 90 […]