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Doctors Stage Protest: Medical services in city not affected
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Doctors Stage Protest: Medical services in city not affected

Mysuru:  Doctors of many private hospitals in city wore black badges and attended to patients, protesting against the proposed law that aims to replace the Medical Council of India (MCI) with National Medical Commission (NMC), here today. Hospitals were seen functioning normally as all the departments including Out-Patient Department (OPD) and surgery departments. Meanwhile, many…

Doctors’ strike called off: Pvt. hospitals, clinics resume operations
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Doctors’ strike called off: Pvt. hospitals, clinics resume operations

Mysuru/Bengaluru: The private healthcare sector that shut down its OPD services on Thursday, resumed operations late last evening after Karnataka High Court passed an order directing all private medical practitioners to resume work immediately, thereby putting an end to a doctor’s strike that has lasted almost five days. The HC order came barely an hour…

City Private Hospital services crippled
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City Private Hospital services crippled

Mysuru: The out-patient and casualty services were all crippled in the city as the private hospitals and nursing homes refused new admissions and were seen sending away the patients to government hospitals, here this morning as private doctors are on an agitation at Belagavi. As a result, there was more than usual rush seen at…

Doctors to stage ‘Belagavi Chalo’ on Nov. 12
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Doctors to stage ‘Belagavi Chalo’ on Nov. 12

Mysuru: The doctors and staff of private Hospitals and Nursing Homes,  opposing the implementation of the Karnataka Private Medical Establishment (Amendments) Bill, have organised ‘Belagavi Chalo’ programme on Nov.12. Speaking to Star of Mysore this morning, Dr. M.S. Vishweshwara, President, Indian Medical Association (IMA), Mysuru Chapter, said: “Nearly 250 to 300 representatives of IMA from…

CM upset with doctors’ irresponsibility
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CM upset with doctors’ irresponsibility

Bengaluru: Chief Minister Siddharamaiah has taken strong exception to the strike call given by the private hospitals terming it an act of irresponsibility by the Doctors. Reacting to the strike call by the doctors of private establishments against the KPME (Amendments) Bill, he said that the strike was uncalled for when discussions were still on…

Private Hospitals’ strike causes untold hardships to patients
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Private Hospitals’ strike causes untold hardships to patients

Mysuru: Unaware of the 24-hour strike call given by the Private Hospitals and clinics against the Karnataka Private Medical Establishment (Amendments) Bill, here yesterday, majority of the patients were put to untold hardships as they were turned away from the hospitals. The nearly 120 hospitals in city had suspended most of the services following the…

Private Hospitals closed: Doctors hold protest meeting
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Private Hospitals closed: Doctors hold protest meeting

Mysuru: Nearly 1,500 doctors, all private practitioners gathered at the Platinum Jubilee Auditorium at JK Grounds this morning to protest against the implementation of the ‘draconian’ Karnataka Private Medical Establishments (Amendments) Bill 2017, by burning a copy of the Act. This is the second time in nearly five months (first strike was on June 16)…

Bill to regulate private hospitals referred to Joint Select Committee
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Bill to regulate private hospitals referred to Joint Select Committee

Bengaluru: The Karnataka Private Medical Establishments (Amendment) Bill 2017 that seeks to empower the Government to fix rates for various procedures in private hospitals was yesterday referred to the Joint Select Committee of the State Legislature as many members wanted the Government to tread “cautiously” on the issue. Interestingly, almost all MLAs who opposed the…

Docs in the dock
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Docs in the dock

Private medical establishments and Karnataka government have just got entangled over the former offering healthcare services at costs making big holes in the pockets of patients and their families, while alleviating the pains of the suffering lot in the process. One is prompted to point out in this context the utterly under-prepared infrastructure and thoroughly…

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