Navigation Links
Agitating Doctors Call For Two Day Shut Down Of OPD’

In their latest protest against reservation the students and junior medical doctors of the Medical College and Hospital and Calcutta National Medical College// and Hospitals have decided to not to run the outpatient departments (OPD’S) on Monday and Tuesday.

The protesting doctors have however promised not to cause any inconvenience to the patients, and explained that they would run a ‘parallel OPD’s’ for the benefit of patents. A final year student at the Medical collage Avrojit Raha, said that they would keep the hospital OPD’s closed but at the same time run the parallel OPD from 9 am onwards as they had done on Saturday the 28th. Avrrojit is also a member of ‘Youth for Equality’ that is premier group, which is leading the anti-reservation protests across the country.

Avrrojit stated that they would make sure that all patients would be attended to. He further said that along with the necessary treatment they would also be distributing free medicines to patients. One of the agitating doctor said that they are planning to shut down the OPD’s and run parallel units, but he also assured that there would be no exertion of force. He explained that senior doctors would be requested to leave the OPD’s as a mark of support for the movement. On Saturday, agitators at Medical College and Hospital pushed the doctors and patients out of the OPD’s and locked the rooms.

Authorities from both the hospitals emphasized that they would make sure that essential services would not be disrupted. M.Mukherjee, the National Medical College superintendent announced that the agitating doctor had not yet informed them about their proposed plan to shut down the OPD’s but promised to that in any such eventuality they would take all the necessary steps to ensure smooth functioning of services. A.N. Biswas, deputy superintendent of Medical College, said that the higher authorities were informed about the development.

Stepping up their protests, st udents and junior doctors will start a 48-hour relay hunger strike at Medical College from Monday. A hunger strike is already on at National Medical College, and has been joined by students and junior doctors from all teaching hospitals in the city. The agitators have stated that they would be stepping up their protests, and students and agitators would be embarking on a 48 hr relay hunger strike at the Medical collage.

The cease of work continued at the state-run hospitals in the city on Sunday, with only the emergency wards functioning. The authorities explained that some patients were being referred to other hospitals from the Medical College emergency ward, but they said there were no major disruption.


Related medicine news :

1. Agitating students condemn introduction of quota from 2007
2. Cancer Doctors Okays Controversial Prostate Therapy
3. Doctors needed urgently in Gujarat
4. Doctors operate upon patients in candlelight- latest from the quake scene
5. Doctors at risk- the ugly side of the noble profession
6. Doctors advice early anemia tests
7. Emphasis to ban Drugs ads by Doctors
8. Doctors not to accept gifts from drug companies
9. Gene testing kit specific for Doctors
10. Doctors warned of fluoride toxicity
11. Doctors decisions are affected by fear of lawsuits- says a study
Post Your Comments:

(Date:11/30/2015)... MN (PRWEB) , ... November 30, 2015 , ... ... at . The directory is specialized and only includes chiropractic clinics ... to find a competent and trustworthy alternative health practitioner when back pain sets ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... ... November 30, 2015 , ... The Museum ... summer, ushering in a new era of publicly accessible automated technology. Now, by ... continue to offer guests an up-close look at the shuttle at MOSI’s main ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... ... November 30, 2015 , ... In an effort to provide ... of Life Christian Church of Flint, MI, hosted a family-oriented evening themed on ... pile of candy dubbed “Candy Mountain”. , A Forever Recovery, a holistic treatment ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... ... November 30, 2015 , ... In an ... States to access life-saving information provided directly from top experts in mesothelioma, ... three individual conferences in three major cities: Houston, San Francisco, and Chicago. ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... ... 2015 , ... During the week of Thanksgiving, the Mesothelioma ... its research, education, support, and advocacy efforts. The campaign is held every year-end ... Applied Research Foundation, which also goes by Meso Foundation, holds the highest ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:11/30/2015)... -- MEDTEC Japan 2016, Asia,s largest exhibition and conference ... in Tokyo from 20 th  - 22 nd April 2016. ...   --> -->   ... . With the aging population and the government back up, the Medical ... the United States . With the aging population and the ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... , Nov. 30, 2015 Nevro Corp. (NYSE: ... innovative evidence-based solutions for the treatment of chronic pain, today ... the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has denied instituting ... No. 8,359,102 (the ,102 patent).  --> ... of Boston Scientific Corporation filed two petitions challenging the validity ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... ) has ... Market 2015-2019" report to their offering. ... of the "Orphan Drugs Market 2015-2019" ... and Markets ( ) has announced the ... report to their offering. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: