- The protest called by the resident doctors from Mumbai’s state-run Sir JJ Group of Hospitals has entered its third day
- The resident doctors from Mumbai’s civic-run Sion hospital have also lent their support to the protesting doctors
- Resident doctors attached to the Sion hospital have decided to bunk the OPD’s for a day on Monday
As the protest called by the resident doctors of the state-run Sir JJ Group of Hospitals enters day three, the medical services are likely to be affected on Monday as well. The meeting between the protesting doctors and the government did not yield any result on Sunday, and the resident doctors decided to continue their strike.
Meanwhile, the resident doctors from Sion hospital also have written a letter to the administration. And havr stated that they will not join the OPD’s on Monday, to mark a protest against the attack on the doctors at JJ hospital.
On Sunday, after the series of meeting, the resident doctors of the JJ hospital carried a silent candle march in the premises. The doctors say, unless their demand of the security has been fulfilled, they will not join the duty back.
The JJ hospital’s resident doctors have decided to hold parallel OPD’s for the convenience of the patients.
A statement, issued by the resident association of JJ hospital, read,
We are in touch with Medical Education Minister Girish Mahajan over the phone. We are looking forward to have a meeting with him. So, stringent steps can be taken by the authorities.
Around 400 resident doctors had participated in the silent march on Sunday.