The government has decided to make it mandatory for all medical colleges to have emergency medicine department by 2022. This initiative aims at improving the trauma care of the country. V K Paul, the Board of Governors chairman said that they want to develop a cadre of emergency medicine specialists so that one doesn’t have […]

The resident doctors across India have joined hands to start a unique campaign called – “I am overworked.” The move aims at demanding regulated working hours and standardised working and living conditions. It aims at highlighting the issues of unregulated duty hours, poor working and living conditions and an increasing number of depression and suicides […]

Resident doctors in India may get a hardship allowance! According to the latest data by the health ministry officials, Resident doctors in India may get a hardship allowance of Rs 5,000-Rs 7000 for risking infections from needle-prick wounds or cuts suffered while treating patients. As per the records, the Union health ministry has approved the […]

Seven months after joining the MD program at Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) – Chandigarh; a female PG contracted TB, lost 9 kg and was forced to go on a month long break to recover. Not an isolated case, situation worse at emergencies This case is not an isolated one as – […]