LNJP (New Delhi ) : Reacting to yet another incident of assault, Resident Doctors associated with one of the busiest hospital in the capital, Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Hospital ( LNJP Hospital) went on a flash strike earlier in the day.
Dr. Hari, the President of the Resident Doctors Association of the hospital, informed that the hospital nursing orderly beat up the junior resident doctor on duty. The doctor Syeed Meboob Karim was posted in the casualty of the hospital where the assault happened.The doctor suffered a fracture in hand.
Reacting to the incident, doctors including interns, Post graduated, DNB residents and senior residents went on a flash strike.Doctors demanded immediately Arrest of culprits/accused,Institutional FIR against the culprits and intervention to step up the safety security for Resident Doctors.
Demanding protection for resident doctors on duty Dr Hari said that the government had deployed Marshals after the strike last time, but just after three months they were removed. As a result of this, such an incident have again started to happen.
Stepping up the strike, towards the afternoon doctors also threatened to stop all emergency services, following which the demands were accepted and swift action was promised by the authoritiess.
The doctors called off the strike, later in the evening.