Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: Health department sounds alert on Japanese Encephalitis Virus

    Bhopal: Health department, on Tuesday, has issued alert in the state after two kids- one each from Vidisha and Hoshangabad, died of Japanese Encephalitis Virus (JEV) in Hamidia Hospital. Malaria Officer Akhilesh Dubey said, “As per the alert, hospitals have been directed to conduct Japanese Elephantatisis test on the patients which complain of cough, and fever.

  • Bhopal: Youth jumps into lower lake, dies

    Bhopal: A 28-year-old youth jumped to his death in lower lake, barely a stone’s throw away distance from Talaiya police station on Tuesday afternoon. A shopkeeper allegedly spotted the youth heading towards the lake and then jumping into it.

  • Bhopal: 5 central jail prisoners test HIV positive on return

    Bhopal: Five prisoners released from Bhopal Central Jail in last one year were diagnosed with HIV, claimed the counsellor of antiretroviral therapy (ART) centre at Hamidia hospital. The counsellor Sanjana Singh, while talking to Free Press, further claimed that the people who were found to be HIV positive were allegedly sodomised in the jail, the allegation sternly refuted by prison authorities.

  • Bhopal: Patients unable to see even after corneal transplant surgery

    Bhopal: Corneal transplantation surgery was performed on Idris Ansari, 43, a resident of Gandhi Nagar at Hamidia Hospital about three months back but Idris, who is a porter, who had very weak vision in his left eye, could not see at all from his right one. Despite surgery, his vision has not been restored. “I was hopeful that after the operation, I would be able to see. But God willed otherwise”, says

  • Bhopal: Hamidia Hospital psychiatrist made accused

    Bhopal: Psychiatrist at Hamidia Hospital Dr R N Sahu has been made accused in the case of murder conspiracy filed by Fr Anand Mutungal against Archbishop Leo Cornelio and others. The district and sessions court on Friday issued a warrant against Dr Sahu and asked him to appear in court on March 6 to submit his reply. (Free Press has a copy of warrant order).

  • Bhopal: Medical officers available 24×7 at Hamidia Hospital

    Bhopal: Medical officers are available 24×7 in three shifts in the emergency department of Hamidia Hospital, while CMO night patrolling has brought much need improvement in the services at the medical facility. Essential managerial changes have been made in the hospital to improve management and working efficiency, claimed an official press release, adding that Medicines and other items of Kendriya Aushadhi Bhandar are now available online.

  • Bhopal: Hamidia ortho, surgery OPDs start functioning from new building

    Bhopal: Two OPDs that of orthopedic and surgery department started functioning at the new building of Hamidia Hospital on Monday. Following its inauguration by divisional commissioner Ajatshatru, the patients were examined at these two units. Out Patient Departments (OPD) for rest of the departments will continue in old building.

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    Bhopal: Pardhis pelt stones at police station as woman succumbs to burns

    Bhopal: The 35-year-old woman, who had raised allegations of torture by Gandhi Nagar policemen, died of burn injuries at Hamidia hospital on the intervening night of Sunday and Monday. Her death enraged Pardhi community to which she belonged. Over 200 members of the community including woman pelted stones at police station and threatened to vandalise it. The stone pelting injured three constables Rahul and Rinku of Gandhi Nagar police station and Nilesh

  • Bhopal: Hamidia Hosp tries to save docs as video shows them in violent act

    Bhopal: Hamidia Hospital administration seems to be preparing ground for saving junior doctors even as a video showing junior doctors thrashing a woman went viral on Thursday. This incident wherein doctors thrashed a woman took place two days back.  The patient and relatives have been identified but doctors have not been identified till date. No FIR has been registered against anyone so far. Superintendent of police Hemant Chauhan has ordered inquiry into

  • Bhopal: Patient’s relatives misbehave with woman doctor at Hamidia hospital

    Bhopal: The relatives of a teenaged boy misbehaved with a junior lady doctor at Hamidia Hospital on Tuesday as they were dissatisfied with her treatment. Shiva, 19, had a deep cut in head. He had come to Hamidia Hospital on Monday night. He was given treatment. In morning, his relatives had an argument with Dr Dipti Dhodi who was on duty.

  • Bhopal: Hamidia jr doctors observe strike for filing case against Dr Mishra

    Bhopal: Junior Doctors Association (JUDA) of Hamidia Hospital went on strike on Thursday after Dr Sujit Mishra was booked for allegedly beating up relatives of an 8-year-old girl who was to be operated on Wednesday. Bone of contention was postponement of operation of the girl who had fracture in hand.

  • Bhopal: Commissioner urges expediting new hospital wing work at Hamidia

    Bhopal: In a meet chaired by divisional commissioner Ajatshatru Shrivastav and attended by officials of public woks department (PWD) and head of departments (HODs) of medical colleges, a discussion was held over the under construction building in Hamidia Hospital. In the meet, it was informed that the new building would have a capacity of 2,000 beds and would be equipped with all modern facilities including 24 operation theatres.

  • Bhopal: Four dozen miscreants held after Tuesday’s communal tension

    Bhopal: Police arrested four dozen miscreants for trying to create panic in the city, in regard to Tuesday’s alleged communal tension. To secure the people, the controversial site has been sealed and since Wednesday morning no untoward incident was reported in the area. Some three days back a rumour spread in the city that in an under constructed section of Hamidia Hospital a mosque and a Shiva temple had come

  • Bhopal: Section 144 imposed after communal tension in old city

    Bhopal: Communal tension erupted in the old city area here after members of two communities came in a face-off situation and pelted stones at each other on Tuesday evening near Hamidia Hospital. The mob from both the sides dispersed after police lathi-charged them to avoid further tension and imposed Section 144 to stop people from gathering.

  • Bhopal: Commissioner visits Hamidia hospital for eye checkup

    BHOPAL: Commissioner Ajatshatru Shrivastava visited Hamidia Hospital on Friday for his eye check-up. During his visit he also checked the renovation and revamping of the hospital. He instructed the doctors and paramedical staff to make the facilities readily available for the patients and without any delay. He also asked the staff to behave patiently with the attendants of patients and keep them completely informed about patient’s condition so that they are not

  • Bhopal: Another death in Hamidia Hospital due to negligence

    BHOPAL: The improvement status of Hamidia Hospital could well be gauged from the fact that negligence and mismanagement took one more life on Wednesday when an eight-year-old Jitendra succumbed to his injuries and his father had to carry his body as they were not even given stretcher to take the body.

  • Bhopal: Chief Minister seeks verbal explanation from Julania

    BHOPAL: Panchayats commissioner Santosh Mishra, who was taken ill after getting a scolding from ACS, panchayats and rural development RS Julania was referred to Delhi by Hamidia Hospital on Thursday at the request of his family members.

  • Bhopal: MPHRC seeks report on woman not treated for hours at Hamidia

    BHOPAL: Madhya Pradesh Human Rights Commission (MPHRC) has taken cognisance of the incident of a patient who did not get treatment for nine hours in Hamidia Hospital of the city. The Commission has sought report of the incident from the superintendent of the hospital.

  • Bhopal: Oriental Bank celebrates 75th Foundation Day

    BHOPAL: Oriental Bank of Commerce celebrated its 75th Foundation Day. A blood donation camp, under the aegis of Hamidia Hospital, was organised on the occasion at the bank’s cluster monitoring office, MP Nagar. The staff members of the bank donated blood. Several programmes were organised at various branches of the bank. Road shows, plantation of Tulsi sapling were also done.