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Neurosurgeon quits, BPK Hospital hit (ht 24/04/2017)

Doctors to resume work after two months (ht 24/04/2017)

Intern docs made to work 36 hrs a shift for Rs 9,500 monthly, by Bisgnu Prasad Aryal (rep 12/04/2017)

Time to wake up: Socio-cultural barriers still make doctors hesitant to specialise in anaesthesiology, by Pawan Hamal (kp 06/04/2017)

Only 38 specialist doctors apply for 117 govt vacancies, by Manish Gautam (kp 27/03/2017)

Specialist doctor appointment: Panel for easing working, study conditions (kp 19/03/2017)

Karnali gets its first female doctor (ht 17/03/0217)

No doctors on call in western Ramechhap (kp 26/02/2017)

Govt struggling to hire specialist doctors: Health Ministry announces vacancies for  second time in four months, by Manish Gautam (kp 21/02/2017)

MoH nod must for govt docs before pvt practice (kp 29/01/2017)

Govt to hire docs for districts from private sector: Gagan Thapa; Out of 88 docs selected, 55 declined to work outside Valley, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 20/01/2017)

Only 4 docs in whole of Siraha district (kp 18/01/2017)

Doctors’ stir throws services haywire in GMC (kp 28/12/2016)

Doctors defy MoH orders: Say instruction to extend OPD services till 5pm is not possible in the present situation (kp 23/11/2016)

60pc of doctor posts vacant in the Midwest: According to a senior health official, the doctor to patient ratio in the region is 1 doctor per 20,000 population, by Janak Nepal (kp 31/10/2016)

Name plates placed to keep tab on truant doctors in hospitals (ht 27/10/2016), No duty: Strong departmental action must be taken against those who flout the hospital rules and remain absent during working hours (ht 28/10/2016)

Govt to bar medical directors from private practice (ht 07/10/2016)

PM directs health secy to suspend ‘fake docs’ (kp 15/08/2016), Health Ministry scraps contracts of five doctors: Move follows PM’s directive to initiate action; Police since February have arrested 54 doctors for possessing fake academic credentials (kp 16/08/2016)

Two doctors held for fake credentials (kp 09/08/2016)

Operation quack: Investigation should be completed soon and the public have to be assured that the medical sector is clean, by Subhas Lamichhane (kp 17/07/2016)

Doctors under threat: By resorting to hooliganism upon the slightest pretext, people are spoiling Nepal’s health care environment, by Subhas Lamichhane (kp 01/07/2016)

Arrested doctors’ cases handed over to govt attorneys: Preparations underway to file charge-sheet against 36 doctors at district courts, including 12 in Kathmandu (kp 01/07/2016)

Fake academic certificate scandal: Former patients claim medical malpractice (kp 27/06/2016)

CIB rounds up 15 doctors (kp 18/06/2016), NMA decries arrests of on-duty doctors (kp 19/06/2016), NMA agitated with doctors’ arrest (ht 19/06/2016), 36 fake docs in CIB net, by Manish Gautam (kp 20/06/2016), 36 doctors with fake credentials arrested, remanded for five days, by Pramod Kumar Tandan (ht 20/06/2016), Tip of the iceberg: Undoubtedly all of them have committed a serious crime which is punishable under the law of the land (ht 20/06/2016), Entrance exam under scrutiny, by Manish Gautam (kp 21/06/2016), Name and shame them: It’d be difficult for quacks to hide in a highly-skilled profession like medicine (kp 21/06/2016), Govt told to present 10 doctors before court within three days (ht 21/06/2016), CIB to probe certificates from other Indian boards (kp 23/06/2016), Regulating Medical Services: Key To Curbing Unethical Practices, by Mukti Rijal (rn 23/06/2016), Police to continue crackdown on quacks (ht 25/06/2016), Arrested doctors’ petition quashed (kp 28/06/2016)

Procedures for hiring doctors on contract formulated (ht 08/06/2016)

Doctors put forth 11-point demand (ht 03/06/2016)

17 doctors among 20 get pink slip for playing truant (kp 20/05/2016)

NMC gives 17 doctors the boot, by Manish Gautam (kp 06/04/2016)

2 more MBBS grads caught with fake HS degrees, by Manish Gautam (kp 27/03/2016)

NMC to verify certificates of all docs (kp 08/03/2016)

Charge sheets filed against 12 fake docs: The Central Investigation Bureau seeks three-year jail terms, by Manish Gautam (kp 03/03/2016), District Court takes statements from 3: Statements from nine other doctors to be recorded before the court delivers verdict today (kp 04/03/2016)

12 doctors held for doing just what the doctor didn’t order: Arrested from different districts for possessing fake school certificates, by Manish Gautam (kp 07/02/2016), Fake degrees: Rajbiraj doctor rounded up; Dr Manoj Kumar Sah, who was held on fake degree charge, returns to work after the police found his qualification to be genuine, by Manish Gautam (kp 08/02/2016), Crisis of conscience: Unethical acts of doctors are a breach of trust and a danger to public health (kp 09/02/2016), Suspected docs on the run, by Manish Gautam (kp 12/02/2016), Dr Swindle and Mr Hide, by Gunjan Upadhyay (rep 12/02/2016), Fake medical kits: Police widen probe net, by Manish Gautam (kp 22/02/2016), Bajhang police arrest fake doctor, by Basanta Pratap Singh (kp 28/02/2016), 12 ‘fake doctors’ released on bail (rep 09/03/2016)

19 docs face govt action for no show (kp 22/12/2015)

Health Minister warns doctors (ht 01/08/2015)

Rule compels funded doctors to serve govt (kp 13/04/2015)

A doctor for all seasons, by Sachi Mulmi (rep 27/02/2015)

Walking the talk: Ram Shrestha proves it is possible to provide affordable, quality health care and education to Nepalis, by Guna Raj Luitel (nt 19/12/2014)

ICRC plans trauma courses for docs (kp 04/12/2014)

Bhaktapur hospital suffers from shortage of doctors, by Anup Ojha (kp 09/11/2014)

Nepali doctor Kumud Dhital performs 'breakthrough' transplants in Australia (Setopati 25/10/2014), Nepali doc in ‘dead heart’ transplant: Hearts retrieved from bodies 20 min after death were kept beating through resuscitation and preservation, by Chahana Sigdel (kp 27/10/2014), “I would like to help Nepal in a practical way”, interview with Kumud Dhital (nt 31/10/2014), All in the heart: Dr Kumud Dhital’s successful transplantation of a dead heart must spur development in Nepal’s health and research sectors, by Mukesh Kumar Sah (kp 09/11/2014)

NMA to dosurvey to find total numberof doctors (ht 14/09/2014)

Docs’ fee ceiling new from Sept 17 (kp 05/09/2014), Decision on doctors’ consultation fees to come into effect (ht 08/09/2014), Docs’ fee ceiling comes into effect, by Manish Gautam (kp 17/09/2014)

Govt sets ceiling on doctors’ fees, by Manish Gautam (kp 28/08/2014)

Bajura gets first lady doctor (ht 26/07/2014)

Govt docs may face pvt practice ban, by Manish Gautam (kp 20/07/2014)

Nepali docs found ‘severely lacking’ in people skills, by Weena Pun (kp 22/06/2014)

New proposal for doctor fee ceiling, by Manish Gautam (kp 15/05/2014)

IOM Resident doctors to protest fee increase (kp 30/04/2014)

MoHP proposes higher doc fees (rep 24/04/2014)

Docs of children’s hospital on strike (ht 26/03/2014)

Implementation of NMC licence renewal stalled (kp 24/03/2014)

145 doctors take oath of office (ht 06/02/2014)

Bajura finally gets doctors (ht 30/01/2014)

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