Telangana JDA extends support to Gandhi hospital's protesting doctors demanding restoration of non-COVID services
Telangana: Extending support to the protesting junior doctors of Gandhi Medical College and Hospital, Telangana Junior Doctors Association (TJDA) units from three government colleges have also threatened to boycott their duties if the demands of the Junior Doctors are not fulfilled.
The house surgeons (MBBS interns) and the postgraduate medicos who are extending their services in the facility as junior doctors demanded that non-COVID services should immediately resume in the facility, However, no such initiatives were taken; hence the doctors have gone on an indefinite strike from November 11. Now TJDA has also joined hands with the protesting doctors.
"Moreover, a huge workforce of a teaching facility, over 600 resident doctors, 350 interns, 600 nurses and 600 patients are currently admitted for Covid care at Gandhi Hospital. And in view of the same, Telangana Institute of Medical Sciences (TIMS) can be the new nodal center for the management of Covid-19 cases, if any," the statement read, reports ANI