Group defends UCTH CMD On ethnic cleansing allegation
Kinsmen of the Chief Medical Director (CMD) of the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH), Professor Ikpeme Ikpeme, have risen in his defence, maintaining there was no ethnic cleansing or breach of civil service rules in the hospital. A group, “Concerned Staff” had accused the CMD of ethnic cleansing and non-adherence to civil service rules…
UCTH to regain lost glory — CMD
The University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH) has vowed to regain its lost glory in 2021.
Confirmed COVID-19 patients in Cross River stranded
The Cross River State branch of Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has raised the alarm that confirmed cases of Coronavirus patients in the state were stranded
Doctors in Cross River begin indefinite strike
The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Cross River State branch, has commenced indefinite strike to protest against the way the state government and the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control...
UCTH partners U.S. foundation, military to refurbish hospital
The University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH) has commenced a partnership with its United States (U.S.) Voom Foundation and U.S. Military medical research team
Calabar varsity hospital owes N3 billion debt
The University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH) is indebted to contractors and other creditors to the tune of N3 billion. The Chief Medical Director (CMD), Prof. Ikpeme Ikpeme, who disclosed this in a meeting with creditors and hospital contractors at weekend, appealed for patience and cooperation, promising that the two months old management under his…
Fear, confusion as robbers attempt invading UCTH
Fear, confusion at University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH) as robbers tried to invade Female Orthopaedics Ward at about 11:00 p.m. on Tuesday. Nurses and patients, who had recently undergone surgeries in the ward, narrowly escaped being robbed by the hoodlums. A patient (names withheld) told The Guardian that the hospital was in total darkness…
UCTH doctors join ARD indefinite strike
Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN), University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH) chapter, yesterday joined the Association of Resident Doctors (ARD) to embark on indefinite strike over the management’s failure to meet their demands. The hospital had had too many strikes from different unions in recent times, which all boiled down to welfare…
UCTH denies media report on three stolen babies
The management of the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH) has refuted media reports (not The Guardian) that three newborn babies were stolen from the hospital by armed robbers on Sunday night.