Doctors strike

Sri Lankan doctors strike over salary 'injustice'

The strike caused hardships to the thousands of patients who arrived at state-run hospitals, where doctors were providing only emergency treatment.

published on : 18th September 2019

Safdarjung hospital doctors beaten up, Resident Doctors Association strikes in protest

The two doctors, from the medicine department, were on duty and around 1.30 pm, they were brutally thrashed by the family members of a patient who died during treatment.

published on : 30th August 2019

Tamil Nadu doctors' strike: Two medicos hospitalised on day 4 of protest

The health of two government service doctors, who began protest along with four others, to stress on their four-point chart of demands, has deteriorated.

published on : 27th August 2019

Charter of demands: Six government doctors begin fast-unto-death in Chennai

The striking doctors stressed on their four-point charter of demands including pay hike, 50 per cent reservation for service doctors in PG courses.

published on : 24th August 2019

Doctors’ strike affects out-patient services across Andhra Pradesh

IMA gives call in protest against ‘manhandling’ of a medico by police during protest in Vijayawada; minor scuffle took place between jr docs, patients at Kurnool GGH  

published on : 9th August 2019

Resident doctors postpone strike in view of floods in Maharashtra

The resident doctors in Maharashtra have been demanding stipend on par with that of their colleagues in central institutes and maternity leave.

published on : 8th August 2019

IMA defers August 8 strike against NMC Bill

The bill proposes to replace the Medical Commission of India with a National Medical Commission to regulate all aspects of medical education, profession and institutions.

published on : 8th August 2019

Cracks in AIIMS Resident Doctors' Association over calling off strike against NMC Bill

Doctors alleged that the AIIMS RDA leadership didn't answer calls the entire day and just released a letter in the evening stating their support to call off the strike.

published on : 5th August 2019

IMA calls strike on August 8 to protest against NMC Bill

The doctors' body has also called for demonstrations and hunger strikes at its local branches and urged medical students to boycott classes.

published on : 5th August 2019

Lack of infrastructure to overcrowding: Study finds holes in medical system

The study says that the lack of infrastructure and human resource at government hospitals are majorly to blame for scuffles between doctors and patients’ kin.

published on : 4th August 2019

Post meeting with Health Minister, AIIMS and Safdarjung resident doctors call off NMC Bill strike

They said the AIIMS administration also assured them that the strike period, August 1 to 3, would be considered as "on duty".

published on : 4th August 2019

National Medical Commission Bill: After Kerala, now doctors in Delhi threaten to go on indefinite strike

The Resident Doctors' Associations (RDA) of the AIIMS, RML and some other hospitals have given separate notices to the administration regarding the proposed strike.

published on : 31st July 2019

Doctors’ strike total in Kerala, but OP services not hit

Doctors in the private hospitals completely boycotted out-patient services, while those in state-run hospitals attended only to patients in the out-patient departments.

published on : 31st July 2019

Three doctors of Mumbai's Nair hospital attacked by dead patient's kin

The incident took place in the evening after the patient, Rajkishore Dixit (50), who was critically ill, died during treatment, an official said.

published on : 15th July 2019

Doctors at Delhi's Hindu Rao Hospital get basic essentials

Among missing essentials listed by the doctors were surgeon gown, disposable/stitched, surgical gauge, surgical gauge pad, disposable examination gloves.

published on : 10th July 2019
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