Dist hosp staff stage demo protesting arrest of docs

Ujjain: The district hospital doctors and staff members went on strike for an hour in protest of arrest of Lakhnadon, Siwni district hospital doctors after death of a patient, here on Thursday. An FIR was registered against both the doctors for unintentional murder.

Dist hosp staff stage demo protesting arrest of docs

Doctors and hospital staff staged demonstration against the arrest of doctors. Patients had to undergo lots of inconvenience due to the strike.

Doctors and staff members of district hospital and Madhav Nagar Civil Hospital went on an hour long strike on Thursday in protest of arrest of Dr Jyotibala Pandhe and staff nurse Rajak of Civil Hospital Lakhnadon of Siwni district after the death of a patient. Police arrested both doctor and nurse registering a case of unintentional murder. Doctors and staff members raised slogans against police action. Police also took action against a doctor working in Ratlam.

MP Medical Officers Association State president Dr Ajay Kumar Khare, Dr Ajay Nigam, Dr BB Purohit, Dr Anil Bhargava, Dr GS Dhawan and others were present during the protest. During the one hour strike of doctors and hospital staff, patients underwent inconvenience in outdoor patients department and in the wards.

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