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Nurses crucial for cost-effective, good quality healthcare: Pranab Mukherjee

Nurses crucial for cost-effective, good quality healthcare: Pranab Mukherjee

 President Pranab Mukherjee was speaking at Rashtrapati Bhavan after presenting the National Florence Nightingale Awards to nursing personnel on the occasion of International Nurses Day.

#InternationalNursesDay: Reasons why we should show gratitude to nurses

#InternationalNursesDay: Reasons why we should show gratitude to nurses

Being a nurse needs a lot of commitment and dedication to the job, and that's one reason why not everyone is capable of taking up the profession althouhg it's one of the most demanding careers in the world.

Surgeries postponed at AIIMS as 5,000 nurses go on strike; emergency shuts for first time

Surgeries postponed at AIIMS as 5,000 nurses go on strike; emergency shuts for first time

The move severely affected patients as the emergency unit closed for the first time in the premier institutes history.

5,000 nurses at AIIMS on mass casual leave

5,000 nurses at AIIMS on mass casual leave

According to the AIIMS authorities, the proposal of the nurses has been sent to the Health Ministry for consideration. 

Nationwide nurses' strike enters second day, situation critical, 2 protesters held in Delhi

Nationwide nurses' strike enters second day, situation critical, 2 protesters held in Delhi

The strike has been called by the All India Government Nurses Federation (AIGNF) and supported by the Delhi Nurses Federation seeking redressal of issues related to pay and allowances.

Govt nurses on strike: hospital services severely affected

Govt nurses on strike: hospital services severely affected

About 20,000 nurses from government hospitals in Delhi, including those run by the Centre, the city government or civic bodies have joined the agitation.

Delhi govt invokes ESMA to declare nurses' strike illegal

Cracking the whip, the Delhi government on Friday invoked the stringent ESMA declaring as illegal the nurses' stir which has severely affected the functioning of state-run hospitals at a time when the city was grappling with rising cases of dengue and chikungunya.

Oops! Kapil Sharma in trouble over 'vulgar' depiction of nurses in his show

Oops! Kapil Sharma in trouble over 'vulgar' depiction of nurses in his show

Comedy king Kapil Sharma seems to be in trouble over unpleasant representation of nurses in his new show. According to India Today, Kapil paramedics in Amritsar's government hospitals are not too happy with the way a nurse has been portrayed on 'The Kapil Sharma Show'.

Need to revive nursing profession in India: IMA

According to estimates available, it said India was the source of the highest number of nurses recruited from non-EU countries into Britain's National Health Service (NHS) between 2009 and 2015.

Surgeries, emergency services hit as nurses go on mass leave

At Safdarjung Hospital, 70 routine surgeries had to be rescheduled as 25 out of the 30 operation theatres were shut.

Nurses warn of strike from March 15 over demands

An organisation representing nurses on Monday warned of striking work in public hospitals from March 15 if their demands for all benefits as per the Seventh Pay Commission recommendations were not met immediately.

Nurses to go on relay hunger strike from Friday

Nurses to go on relay hunger strike from Friday

 The All India Government Nurses Federation will go on a relay hunger strike from Friday to February 27 to press for their demand to be paid all benefits recommended by the Seventh Pay Commission.

MCD hospital doctors, staff to join sanitation workers' strike

Dr R R Gautam, President, Municipal Corporation Doctors Association said they have given a notice to the Commissioner of North Delhi announcing their decision to join the strike.

Two questions to detect delirium in seconds

 Asking just two questions may be able to help nurses and doctors quickly and easily identify delirium, a cognitive condition that results in confused thinking and reduced awareness of your environment, says a study.

12-hour shifts for nurses may affect patient care

Hospital nurses who work longer than 12-hour shifts have a higher risk of wanting to leave their job, and more likely to burn out in terms of emotional exhaustion, thereby affecting quality and safety of patient care.