Hyderabad: Niloufer Hospital doctor assaulted by patient's kin over parking issue
Hyderabad: Within a week of Telangana junior doctors boycotting work in protest against attack on a government doctor, yet another doctor attached to Hyderabad's Niloufer Hospital has been abused and assaulted by kin of a patient in the hospital's parking lot.
The doctor was allegedly manhandled and punched on the face resulting in bruises on his face and nose.
Last week, Medical Dialogues team had reported that a junior doctor was allegedly assaulted by a Covid-19 patient's attendants at Government Chest Hospital in Hyderabad. After the incident, over 100 doctors at the hospital had boycotted duties and staged a protest demanding the arrest of the accused. The doctors were seen carrying placards with messages like "Zero Tolerance against violence", "Save the Savior", written on them. This came after seven people, who were attendants of a patient admitted at the hospital, allegedly attacked the doctor leading to injuries on the face, chest, and stomach.