Doctors’ Strike: Supreme Court to Hear Urgent Plea on June 18 As Medical Services Hit Across India
The Supreme Court will hear an urgent plea on June 18 as doctors’ protest across the nation. The protests started after junior doctors were assaulted by relatives of a patient at NRS Medical College in Kolkata. AIIMS also joined the strike, affecting medical services to a great extent. The striking Bengal doctors have now called for urgent talks with the chief minister. However, there have been no official confirmation from Mamata Banerjee’s office.
Doctors’ Strike: Patients Face Difficulty at AIIMS Delhi
Several patients face difficulty in Delhi as Resident Doctors Association (RDA) of AIIMS join the strike over violence against doctors in West Bengal. The Indian Medical Association (IMA) is on a nationwide protest today. Following an incident of mobs chasing and attacking junior doctors at medical colleges in West Bengal, a number of doctors have taken part in strikes to condemn such incidents and demand safe work place for them. One of the junior doctors suffered head injuries due to the attack.