Category Archives: Health Services

New technology in knee replacement

Tribune News Service Chandigarh, August 12 Partial knee replacement surgery (PKR) has come as a boon for the patients of osteoarthritis, which involves conserving knee ligaments without affecting cartilages, unlike the total knee replacement surgery, said the Director and Head, … Continue reading

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Who can Donate Blood to which Group & receive Blood from which Group?

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Give treatment free of cost to poor, SC to pvt hospitals

Legal Correspondent New Delhi, September 1 The Supreme Court today directed Delhi’s private hospitals, built on subsidised land, to provide treatment free of cost to the poor by reserving 25 per cent of the outpatient department (OPD) and 10 per … Continue reading

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Cardiac patients get new hope in cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT)

New therapy set to bring smiles for cardiac patients Chandigarh, June 7.Till six months ago 45-years-old Radhe Shyam, businessman from Karnal, was bed-ridden and dependent on others to take him for daily ablutions or even move around house. Today he … Continue reading

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Fortis is the best hospital, say patient, staff

Tribune News Service Mohali, June 28 Prem Suri (73), one of the most serious and longest staying patients at Fortis Hospital, Mohali, shared her personal experience during a special event organised by the hospital management, as a part of its … Continue reading

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Cutting-edge medical care to aid of septuagenarian

Tribune News Service Chandigarh, June 18 From being confined to bed and counting his last days to attending board meetings and going for evening walks, 78-year-old Kehar Singh, a retired IFS officer, has overcome the oddities of life with specilised … Continue reading

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Federation opposes recruitment of 1,214 docs through PU

Tribune News Service Patiala, June 15 The Doctors Federation of India (The Docsfed) has strongly opposed the move of the Punjab Government regarding the recruitment of 1,214 doctors (574 specialists, 500 medical officers and 140 dental doctors) through the Panjab … Continue reading

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