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Patients bear brunt of docs’ mass bunk

DNMUM385278 | 3/21/2017 | Author : Disha Shetty | WC :352 | Mumbai



Mumbai: Seven months pregnant and with an energetic two-year-old in tow, Abha Devi, 30, was turned away when she visited Sion Hospital for a check-up on Monday. Similarly, Zainab Khan, 18, who visited the same hospital seeking medical care for a headache and an eye problem after appearing for her class 10 exam, was forced to return home. Both these women faced the brunt of a doctors’ strike across Maharashtra’s public hospitals, bringing all emergency services to a standstill.
A majority of resident doctors went on a mass casual leave on Monday to protest at least five incidents of assault on their colleagues across the state in the past several days. At King Edward Memorial (KEM) Hospital, 126 surgeries had to be postponed, whi
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