Month: April 2018

Doctor With Suspended Registration Continues Practice At Apollo Gleneagles Hospital In Kolkata: PBT Lodges Complaint Against Police Inaction

West Bengal Medical Council suspended practicing license of a urologist, Dr. Vinay Mahendra, for a period of two years starting last November for medical negligence. Even MCI website has been showing Dr. Mahendra’s suspended registration status in the Indian Medical Register. But all this was no problem for Dr. Mahendra as he continues to treat …

Calcutta HC Admits PBT’s Writ Petition Against W.B. Information Commission For Refusing To Disclose Information (Under RTI Act) Regarding Powerful Political Leader Who Avoided Staying In Jail Using Alleged False Medical Certificate

Justice Mr. Shekhar Saraf at Calcutta HC has passed a historic order today and admitted PBT’s challenge (vide W.P. No. 124/2018) against the State Information Commission for not allowing an RTI application seeking information from SSKM Hospital about medical records of top leader of the ruling Trinomul party, Mr. Madan Mitra, who avoided staying in …

Calcutta High Court Issues Contempt Notice Against W.B. Medical Council President and Registrar

Division bench of Chief Justice Mr. Jyotirmay Bhattacharyya and Justice Mr. Arijit Banerjee at Calcutta High Court issued notice today on a Contempt of court petition filed by PBT against West Bengal Medical Council (WBMC) president, Dr. Nirmal Maji and registrar, Mr. Manas Chakraborty for their failure to comply with a previous order passed by …

Mamata Banerjee Promises Bengal Doctors Harsher Treatment of Unruly Behavior by Relatives of Victims of “Medical Negligence”: PBT Submits Memorandum Asking Compassion For Patient’s Family

Leaders of Indian Medical Association (IMA) and other medical groups met with Bengal chief minister, Mamata Banerjee today with a list of demands including increased security and harsher punishment for any unruly behavior or attacks on doctors on part of anybody who may lose momentary control after witnessing death of their loved one due to …