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Rs. 89.50 crore granted to restore KR, Cheluvamba and PKTB Hospitals
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Rs. 89.50 crore granted to restore KR, Cheluvamba and PKTB Hospitals

September 15, 2022

Bengaluru: The State Cabinet has approved the Rs. 89.50 crore grant to restore 14 heritage buildings of K.R. Hospital, Cheluvamba Hospital and PKTB Hospital coming under the Mysore Medical College and Research Institute (MMC&RI). These are the largest public healthcare facilities in the region apart from being the teaching hospitals of the MMC&RI. In March…

Crowding at K.R. Hospital OPD: Steps to solve problems
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Crowding at K.R. Hospital OPD: Steps to solve problems

August 24, 2022

By S.T. Ravikumar Mysore/Mysuru: Even as the State Government recently announced that patient registrations at all district hospitals are set to go online within a month and a similar system will be adopted in taluk hospitals, the State-run K.R. Hospital in Mysuru is leading a revolution stage-by-stage on computerisation of routine activities including implementation of…

Independence Day at K.R. Hospital
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Independence Day at K.R. Hospital

August 16, 2022

The 75th Independence Day was celebrated at K.R. Hospital premises on Monday by hoisting the National Flag and paying floral tributes to the portraits of Mahatma Gandhi and Dr. B.R. Ambedkar. MMC&RI Dean and Director Dr. H.N. Dinesh, K.R. Hospital Medical Superintendent Dr. N. Nanjundaswamy, Resident Medical Officer (RMO) Dr. Rajesh, faculty Dr. Amrutesh, In-charge…

Dengue cases on the rise in city
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Dengue cases on the rise in city

August 14, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: Along with COVID-19 cases, which are increasing silently, people with symptoms of cold, cough, fever, body pain, headache has also increased. With weather fluctuating, children, senior citizens and others have fallen ill resulting them thronging both Government and Private Hospitals to avail treatment. Though cold, cough and fever is common in the months of…

Youth commits suicide
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Youth commits suicide

August 3, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: A 24-year-old youth, said to be depressed in life, committed suicide by consuming poison at Medar Block in city. The deceased youth is Raghu alias Avi, son of Hanuma. He was working at a plywood shop in city. Raghu, who had consumed poison three days ago, was admitted in K.R. Hospital where he breathed…

District gets five new Ambulances
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District gets five new Ambulances

July 15, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: In yet another health care initiative, Mysuru-Kodagu MP Pratap Simha launched five new ambulances for Mysuru district near the Deputy Commissioner’s Office here on Thursday. The ambulances, totally costing Rs.1.42 crore, was funded by Simha out of his MP Local Area Development Fund. While three of the ambulances were fitted with BLS (Basic Life…

Milestones in giving a gift of sight to the poor
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Milestones in giving a gift of sight to the poor

July 12, 2022

K.R. Hospital Ophthalmology wing performs 40 cataract surgeries daily; over 5,000 annually State-of-the-art equipment worth Rs. 2.6 crore imported from Switzerland, Finland, Germany Mysore/Mysuru: At a time when many private eye hospitals are offering best services to patients with vision problems in Mysuru, the Ophthalmology Department at State-run K.R. Hospital is also competing with them…

Heavy rush of patients at K.R. Hospital OPD
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Heavy rush of patients at K.R. Hospital OPD

July 4, 2022

Over 3,000 persons seeking medical care throng various counters Mysore/Mysuru: Even as the Mysuru Medical College and Research Institute (MMC&RI) has drawn up plans to bring all outpatient department (OPD) services under one roof by establishing a new facility to decongest K.R. Hospital, hundreds of patients stand in separate queues to avail treatments daily. Their…

Shortage of Nurses hits patient care at K.R. Hospital
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Shortage of Nurses hits patient care at K.R. Hospital

June 12, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: The city’s biggest and oldest Hospital, K.R. Hospital, which is a teaching hospital attached to MMC&RI, is facing a severe shortage of Nursing staff, even as the MMC&RI is gearing up for its centenary celebrations. K.R. Hospital, popularly known as ‘Doddaspatre’ among the rural masses, is a 1,050-bedded hospital and at any point of…

LPG stoves reduce burn accidents by 50 percent
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LPG stoves reduce burn accidents by 50 percent

June 3, 2022

Skin Bank proposal for K.R. Hospital in cold storage due to less demand   Mysore/Mysuru: There has been a significant fall in the number of burn incidents or fire accidents, thanks to the shift from kerosene stoves to modern LPG stoves. The old pump stoves and kerosene lamps (buddi deepa) are rarely used now with the…

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