Doctors end week-long stir after Mamata announces steps to boost security; long queues, shut OPDs mark day for patients
Healthcare services were severely affected across the country through the day as doctors went on a strike in solidarity with their protesting colleagues in West Bengal.
Doctors' strike updates: Junior doctors at NRS hospital call off protests after meeting Mamata Banerjee
West Bengal doctors' strike LIVE updates: The junior doctors at NRS hospital called off their strike on Monday, after week-long protests over the attack by the relatives of a patient who died at the hospital.
Mamata Banerjee meets striking doctors, directs appointment of nodal officers for security at govt hospitals
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee asked the police to appoint nodal officers for the security of doctors at all government hospitals in the state as she met the striking medicos on Monday
Doctors across country join strike called by IMA; OPDs, non-essential services hit, emergency wards remain functional
Indian Medical Association held a pan-India doctors strike on Monday in solidarity with the doctors protesting in West Bengal. Healthcare services continue to be disrupted due to the strike
Doctors' strike: West Bengal already has laws to deter violence against medicos, Mamata-led govt needs to implement them
The junior doctors, who are more accessible to the patients and their relatives, often become the victims of the ire of the aggrieved parties. In a country like India, the poor doctor-patient ratio and the substandard infrastructure in state hospitals often contribute to less-than-desirable treatment quality.
Actor-filmmaker Aparna Sen visited the NRS Hospital in Kolkata to extend her support to the agitating doctors and said that the chief minister should apologise for allegedly issuing threats to the doctors
Doctors' strike in West Bengal: Hospitals remain shut as doctors' strike enters fourth day, emergency services on in a few
Junior doctors in West Bengal continued with their agitation for the fourth day Friday, hampering regular services in all state-run medical colleges and hospitals, and a number of private hospitals.