Navigation Links
Doctors Resign from Hospital for Bhopal Gas Victims

Bhopal: The 21st anniversary of the Bhopal gas leak tragedy was on Saturday 30 doctors of the Bhopal Memorial Hospital and Research Center resigned.

The doctors wanted a pay hike. The hospital gets around // 1,000 victims visit for treatment daily. Run by a trust, the BMHRC was set up as a super specialty hospital in 2001. Apart from the survivors of the gas victims, it also treats private patients.

The Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) has been imposed on the junior doctors, under which action can be initiated against them.

"The question is not only about a hike in salaries. The private patients are treated nicely while gas victims are ill-treated in the hospital. So we resigned collectively," said a junior doctor.

The junior doctors had struck work in September during which period two gas victims undergoing treatment in the hospital had died.

"We are over-burdened. When the hospital came up in 2001, the number of patients treated in the hospital that year was 25,000. In 2005, over 100,000 have been treated by us. But the number of staff in the hospital has not increased since 2001," said Arvind Dubey, another junior doctor.

"The junior doctors connived and tendered their resignations collectively on the anniversary of the tragedy to draw attention. But we will continue to treat the patients. Not a single patient will be turned away," said Azizuddin Siddiqui, a trustee of the hospital.

He denied that the gas victims were ill-treated and added that the hospital would appoint new doctors.

(Source: IANS)
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

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


(Date:4/21/2017)... Hong Kong (PRWEB) , ... April 21, 2017 , ... ... Printing (U3DP), the first 3D printing facility among higher education institutions in Hong Kong ... 3D printing, in terms of the range and quantity of facilities in Hong Kong. ...
(Date:4/21/2017)... ... April 21, 2017 , ... The ... A Week of Addiction and Recovery Education, from April 24 to April 28, ... substance use disorders. , The mission of AWARE is to instill a ...
(Date:4/21/2017)... ... April 21, 2017 , ... Airway Management, the ... with the highly regarded and well renowned Asian distributor, Discovery Sleep. ... PAP Nasal Pillow Mask, and will stabilize and strengthen Airway’s presence with a ...
(Date:4/21/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... April 21, 2017 , ... ... Enterprise in the category of International Trade, the UK’s most prestigious award for ... trade, which represents 95% of total revenues and has grown by a total ...
(Date:4/21/2017)... ... April 21, 2017 , ... Providing for loved ones before ... planning process, or where to even begin. “Now more than ever there are some ... properly protect yourself and your family,” said attorney Lisa Edgar Dickman, founder of the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/19/2017)... , April 19, 2017 ... stimulate an immune response in pets such as ... products are of various types such as Attenuated ... Toxoid Vaccines, DNA Vaccines and Recombinant Vaccines. Attenuated ... as virus or bacteria, which have been weakend ...
(Date:4/18/2017)... Ohio , April 18, 2017  Cardinal Health ... Non-GAAP 1 fiscal 2017 earnings per share (EPS) ... and 2019.  This is in conjunction with this morning,s ... Deep Vein Thrombosis and Nutritional Insufficiency businesses. ... from continuing operations will be at the bottom of ...
(Date:4/18/2017)... April 18, 2017  Astute Medical, Inc., developer of ... to be presented at the 2017 National Kidney Foundation ... and continues through April 22. Physicians will present data ... to assess risk for acute kidney injury (AKI) during ... (ADHF). Elevated levels of TIMP-2 and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: