Resident Doctors in MP to boycott OPD and ward services from Tomorrow
MP Central JDA announces to run Parallel OPD services from Tomorrow
In a mark of defiance to the government not responding to their demands, the resident doctors throughout the government hospitals in Madhya Pradesh have decided to boycott OPD and ward services from tomorrow 17/09/2015. Instead, the MP Central JDA has announced that, resident doctors will run a parallel OPD service in the compound of the respective hospitals with no services being extended in the hospital building.
As per Dr Girish Chaturvedi, President MP central JDA, parallel OPD services will run in the following hospitals
- Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal
- Shyam Shah Medical College, Rewa
- Gajara Raja Medical College, Gwalior
- Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College, Indore
- Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College, Jabalpur
Dr Girish told Medical Dialogues that he spoke with Director,Medical Education, Dr GS Patel who has said that he will try to get the JDA president a meeting with the CM, Joint secretary Health, and the Health minister of MP but has not confirmed by when this will happen.
Since Monday, the resident doctors across the state have been wearing black ribbons on their hands to show their defiance. If the government does not respond to their demands, MP Central JDA has announced, that they will also boycott emergency services from the 19th September, 2015.
There are Currently 1200 Junior Doctors associated with MP Central JDA