Tag Archives: Maharashtra

Resident Doctor of Surgery Beaten at JJ Hospital by Patient’s Relatives

Shocking video of JJ hospital resident doctor in general surgery being Beaten up by 4 relatives of a patient. Alleged reason for this incidence is death of the patient for which relatives held doctor responsible. Following is the response of JJ hospital, Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD). Residents doctors have gone on strike for […]

2D Echo Machine Registered Under PCPNDT Act Cannot Be Shifted to Unregistered Place

Lawyer fined Rs.75000 for unnecessarily dragging Doctor to Court

” The Machine which is registered under the PCPNDT Act cannot be carried to another place which is not registered” – Hon. Bombay High Court. In short, One Machine – One Place – One Registration. In its recently reported judgment of Dr. Deepak Sane V/s. The state of Maharashtra, 2017(1) Mh.L.J.379, W.P. no.2995/2015, The Division […]

Court Rules: BUMS Doctors Can’t Claim Knowledge about Allopathic Drugs

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission

“(The Doctor ) having studied one particular system of medicine, cannot possibly, claim complete knowledge about the drugs of the other system of medicine. The transgression into other branches of medicine would tantamount to quackery.”. The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission has observed while allowing the Complaint thereby saddling compensation of few lacks of rupees […]

MBBS Doctors Can’t Do MD/ MS, DM/ M. Ch Without Serving Bond From 2018-19 in Maharashtra

Director of Medical Education and Research (DMER), Mumbai, Government of Maharashtra logo

Maharashtra government, Department of Medical Education has issues a notice which states that doctors cannot go for higher courses without serving bond. These rules will be applicable from 2018-19 admission session for PG medical and Superspeciality courses. Points mentioned in the notice are as follows: MBBS Doctors will not be eligible for MD/ MS/ Diploma […]

2400 Doctors in Maharashtra Labeled as Quacks for Not Serving Bond: Report

Director of Medical Education and Research (DMER), Mumbai, Government of Maharashtra logo

According to a report, 2400 doctors in Maharashtra have been labeled as quacks for not serving or paying the or rural service bond which they have signed during their admission process. Which doctors are included in this list is not clear yet. Also, the status of doctors who are undergoing their PG, super specialty, and fellowship courses […]

Doctors Who Don’t Do Service Bond Will Be Treated As Bogus Doctors

All the Medical Practitioners, who have obtained Graduate Degree / Post Graduate Degree / Diploma / Superspeciality degree from Government/Municipal Corporation Medical Colleges in Maharashtra, have to complete the required bond service or pay the Bond Penalty. As per Government of Maharashtra Circular No.MMC-0816/C.R.33/Adhiniyam, dated 05.01.2017, non-completion of Bond service will be treated as misconduct as per Medical Council of India, Code of Ethics and Rules 1.9(2002). All the practitioners must obey the Government Rules & be failing which, action as per 22(1) of Maharashtra Medical Council Act, 1965 would be initiated. The Director of Medical Education and Research has been declared as "Nodal Officer" to take such action as per Government Circular mentioned above. All the Medical Practitioners who have obtained Graduate Degree/ Post Graduate Degree/ Diploma/ Superspeciality Degree from Government / Municipal Corporation Medical Colleges in Maharashtra are, hereby informed that it is mandatory for them to submit Bond-free certificate at the time of Renewal of Registration to the Maharashtra Medical Council. If such certificate is not produced then the Maharashtra Medical Council is instructed not to renew the registration and such unregistered (Non-renewal) medical practitioners will be treated as Bogus Doctor and he/she is liable for necessary action as per the Maharashtra Medical Profession Act,1961 by the Maharashtra Medical Council. All the bonded Medical Practitioners should obtain the bond free certificate from DMER by submitting a necessary application through the concerned Dean. All Bonded Medical Practitioners should note that they themselves will be responsible for the loss/damages, if instructions, in this notice, are not followed by them. All the bonded Medical Practitioners are requested to take note of this notice. Sd/- Director, Medical Education & Research, Mumbai. Notice by Government of Maharashtra, DMER (DIRECTORATE OF MEDICAL EDUCATION & RESEARCH) Govt. Dental College & Hospital Building, 4th floor, St. George's Hospital Compound, P.D'mello Road, Mumbai - 400 001. Tel. No.: +91-22-22620361-65 22652251/57/59 Fax: +91-22-22620562 / 22652168 Website: http://www.dmer.org No.DMER/MMC/Reg./Bond Release/Condition/Public Notice/8-A Date:21/09/2017

DMER (DIRECTORATE OF MEDICAL EDUCATION & RESEARCH)has issued a notice For Bonded Medical Practitioners which states that those who do not complete their bonded service period or do not pay will not be able to register with the State Medical Council (MMC – Maharashtra Medical Council) and thus be treated as bogus doctors. All the […]

Doctors, No Need To Have Shop Act License: 3rd Judgment On This Point

Doctors, No need to have Shop Act License… 3rd Judgment on this point… The Division Bench of Hon. Bombay High Court (Nagpur Bench) in its comparatively recent judgment dated 21st October 2016 has reiterated the earlier views in the case of Indian Medical Association V/s. State of Maharashtra & Ors. (Writ Petition No. 4579/2005 ) […]

MD Medicine Dr. fined Rs.41 lakh for doing pleural tapping test without Sonography

MD Medicine Dr. fined Rs.41 lakh for doing pleural tapping test without Sonography, that too in Causality section The Maharashtra State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, (MSCDRC) in its recent judgment dated 31/03/2017, gave the verdict against the Doctor, but absolved the Hospital.. Case details – Mr.Prashant Tamhane V/s. P.D. hinduja Hospital and anr. CC No.221 […]

PointMila™ | MMC Registration Renewal

As majority of RMP’s (Registered Medical Practitioners) in Maharashtra grapple with renewing their medical Registration before 28th February 2017, PointMila™ offers a major sigh of relief to all struggling professionals. PointMila™ is an intelligent Android App for compiling CME points. Its superior technology keeps a vigilant watch on the CME hours accumulated year wise. It […]

National Exit Test After MBBS: Discussion of Positive and Negative Points

A few days ago I had written an article titled “NEET, Exit Test, No DNB: Read How Scrapping of MCI Will Affect Doctors” for details on NEET, National Exit Test and National Medical Council replacing the MCI. In past few weeks, I have noticed that medical students and doctors have been opposing the National Exit […]