This is the law which protects doctors in Maharashtra 

Maharashtra Medicare Services Persons and Medicare Service Institution (Prevention of Violence and Damage or Loss to Property). This law was promulgated on 30th March 2009 It extends to the whole of the State of Maharashtra. It shall come into force at once

This is the law which protects doctors in Maharashtra The law states that: Any act of violence against a Medicare Service Person or damage or loss to the property in a Medicare Service Institution, shall be prohibited Any offender, who commits or attempts to commit or abets or incites the commission of any act of violence in contravention of the provisions of section 3, […]

With the law only on paper, it fails to deter patient’s kin. Doctors continue to remain vulnerable to attacks

The recent attack on resident Doctor in Maharashtra, has once again raised doubt - is the Law to safeguard the caregivers enough? Due to lack of awareness and implementation, the act - Maharashtra Medicare Services Persons and Medicare Services Institutions (Prevention of Violence and Damage or loss to Property) Ordinance 2009 - has failed to deter patient’s kin

With the law only on paper, it fails to deter patient’s kin. Doctors continue to remain vulnerable to attacks“We are aware about the law, we have taken swift action. 9 people have been booked under attempt to murder case” Additional SP Dhule Chandrakant Gawli said, After the growing demand, and sustained pressure from the medical Fraternity, on 30th March 2009, state government had promulgated the act, “Maharashtra Medicare Services Persons and Medicare Services Institutions (Prevention […]

Once again, doctor brutally attacked by angry relatives. Doctors across the state agitated

We have always been soft targets, Doctors are at the forefront when it comes to dealing with patients and relatives. The biggest worry is when mob is allowed inside the hospital. It becomes difficult to handle mob in such cases and our life is endangered. Condemning the attack, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) Maharashtra said will stand strongly with the doctor who was brutally attacked

Once again, doctor brutally attacked by angry relatives. Doctors across the state agitatedA doctor’s advice to shift a patient with a severe head injury to a tertiary care hospital, cost the orthopaedic resident doctor his left eye. Dr Rohan Mhamunkar, a resident doctor from Dhule Civil hospital was mercilessly beat him up with rods and cots on Sunday night by patients relatives. Dr Rohan (31), was on the duty, […]