The attack on junior doctors at Nilratan Sircar Medical College in Kolkata, which has snowballed into a major controversy, had its impact on health services in Gujarat on Monday, with medical practitioners going on a strike against the attack.
SVP Hospital doctors demand security“All the medical colleges, which run post graduate courses witnessed strike by resident doctors.
We want a law that protect resident doctors against any kind of aggression,” said Dr Smit Patel, president of Junior Doctors' Association, Gujarat.
A team of junior doctors led also met police commissioner AK Singh and submitted a memorandum seeking security if similar incident occurs in Gujarat.
However, the actual footfall of patients had gone down owing to the strike and 2,646 OPD patients were attended during the OPD hours.
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