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  • NBMCH seeks doc details as one tests positive

    NBMCH seeks doc details as one tests positive

    One of the doctors in the bus, an eye specialist, has tested positive for Covid-19, while the remaining have tested negative. However, all the others in question are presently in quarantine.

    May 5, 2020
  • Health dept may act against NBMCH docs

    Health dept may act against NBMCH docs

    As patients from other districts and states are being admitted in Dr Chhang’s Hospital in Siliguri, Siliguri Mayor Asok Bhattacharya has said immediate steps should be taken to operationalise such facilities in other districts too.

    May 4, 2020
  • NBMCH doctor tests positive; Kurseong doctor in quarantine

    NBMCH doctor tests positive; Kurseong doctor in quarantine

    “He has been admitted in hospital and the remaining have been sent for institutional quarantine. We are tracing others who came in contact with him,” said a health department official.

    May 3, 2020
  • NBMCH nurse’s husband tests positive

    NBMCH nurse’s husband tests positive

    Meanwhile, the health department has started preparations to admit suspected Covid-19 patients in a private health facility following its takeover. The other patents of the nursing home have been shifted elsewhere, it is learnt. The nurse had come in contact with the first Covid-19 patient of Kalimpong during her treatment at the NBMCH.

    April 15, 2020
  • Protest stalls hospital plans for Covid suspects

    Protest stalls hospital plans for Covid suspects

    Local CPI(M) councilors, along with the deputy mayor of Siliguri, Ram Bhajan Mahato, joined in the protest with the locals.

    April 11, 2020
  • NBMCH not to treat coronavirus patients

    NBMCH not to treat coronavirus patients

    Government earmarks two nursing homes in Siliguri for suspected cases and coronavirus patients

    April 10, 2020
  • Siliguri rivals work in joint corona fight

    Siliguri rivals work in joint corona fight

    The political scenario in Siliguri is no different at this moment of crisis.

    April 8, 2020
  • Railway employee’s death at NBMCH fuels COVID-19 suspicion

    Railway employee’s death at NBMCH fuels COVID-19 suspicion

    The health department, however, did not attribute the cause of the death of the railway employee to COVID- 19, although the Railways has confirmed that the employee had tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

    April 6, 2020
  • PM’s lights out unscientific: Docs

    PM’s lights out unscientific: Docs

    The PM has urged people across the country to turn off all electric lights, and light candles, lamps and mobile phone flashlights for nine minutes at 9 pm on Sunday to fight the “darkness of coronavirus”.

    April 5, 2020
  • 28 who travelled with K’pong woman traced

    28 who travelled with K’pong woman traced

    Among the co-passengers, 24 hail from Darjeeling district, including seven residents of the Siliguri Sub Division, while the remaining are from Jalpaiguri and Cooch Behar districts.

    April 2, 2020
  • Darjeeling district to arrange for separate Covid hospital

    Darjeeling district to arrange for separate Covid hospital

    “We have started the process to select hospitals that would be used exclusively for the treatment of such patients in the district,” said Darjeeling district chief medical officer of health Dr Pralay Acharya.

    April 1, 2020
  • Covid death lays bare poor NBMCH preps

    Covid death lays bare poor NBMCH preps

    Several doctors, nursing staff and other medical staff, who are on the frontline in providing treatment to corona patients and patients with such symptoms at the NBMCH, went up in arms today over the lack of personal protective equipment (PPE).

    March 31, 2020
  • At NBMCH, raincoats come as shocker

    At NBMCH, raincoats come as shocker

    It is learnt that north Bengal’s premier health institution has been reeling under an acute shortage of the personal protective equipment (PPE), which is crucial in treating suspected or novel coronavirus cases.

    March 30, 2020
  • NBMCH laboratory gets COVID-19 test kits

    NBMCH laboratory gets COVID-19 test kits

    NBMCH authorities said throat swab samples of suspected conronavirus patients will now be tested at the VRDL.

    March 26, 2020
  • Two more admitted in NBMCH isolation ward

    Two more admitted in NBMCH isolation ward

    On the other hand, four other suspected patients were discharged from the ward after they tested negative for COVID-19.

    March 20, 2020
  • NBMCH seeks ventilators for isolation ward

    NBMCH seeks ventilators for isolation ward

    There is a lone six-bed (four male and two female) isolation ward for north Bengal at the premier health institution, where preparations have been made for treatment to be led by a nodal officer.

    February 4, 2020
  • Raju Bista draws CM attention to NBMCH plight

    Raju Bista draws CM attention to NBMCH plight

    In a letter he has sent to the CM, Mr Bista has also mentioned his observations after his visit to the facility in Siliguri, which falls under his parliamentary constituency.

    October 15, 2019

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