September 27, 2010

Jr doctors Strike in Kolkata’s Govt Hospital Continuies, Who Care for Patients

In West Bengal, the seize of work by junior doctors at SSKM Hospital in Kolkata has entered the fourth day on Monday. Patients are dying without any treatment, pregnant and babies are also suffering for this.
Junior doctors started indefinite seize of work since Saturday in protest against assault on one of their colleagues following death of a patient.
Junior doctors of Chittarjanjan National Medical College and Hospital has joined them from last night.
Junior doctors of Calcutta Medical College and Hospital also started the seize of work since this morning to show their solidarity with the agitating doctors in the two government hospitals in the city.
AIR Kolkata Correspondent reports that normal services in the government-run hospitals have been severely affected due to agitation of junior doctors. New admission and emergecy operations have virtually come to a halt. Patients and their relatives are facing tremendous hardship. Police arrested five junior doctors for assaulting patient parties at SSKM Hospital last night.
Meanwhile, the West Bengal Chief Minister Mr. Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee appealed to the junior doctors to withdraw their seize of work. Mr. Bhattacharjee firmly said that the government will not tolerate unruly behaviour of junior doctors. But they are stand still in their position and also started relay fast on demand for release their co-worker who were arrested last night, for attacking the media.