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Maharashtra: Ten babies have died after a fire broke out at Sick Newborn Care Unit (SNCU) at Bhandara District General Hospital in Maharashtra. The fire reportedly broke out at around 1.30 am on Saturday and of the 17 babies, seven were rescued immediately. Quoting Pramod Khandate, Chief Surgeon, Bhandara District General Hospital, reports said that “At around 1.30 a.m., a staff nurse found smoke in the out-born ward of the hospital. When she went into…

Anantnag: The lone maternity and child care hospital (MCCH) in south Kashmir region is facing a huge space crunch to tackle over-whelming patients every day. The hospital apart from catering patients from all the four districts of south Kashmir also receives patients from Ramban and Chenab valley. Located in a congested Sherbagh locality, the hospital also faces the space crunch with hospital authorities placing beds in the corridors to accommodate the huge influx of patients.…

‘The repair work may take some times’  Anantnag: The heating system in District Hospital Anantnag in south Kashmir has stopped working after fire damaged the central heating shed on Tuesday. Medical Superintendent (MS) GMC Anantnag Dr Iqbal Sofi said that there was some cylinder blast in the shed housing the heating system for the district hospital. “While the shed situated outside the hospital has suffered damage in the fire, the heating system in the hospital…