The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)’s Resident Doctors’ Association (RDA) called off their strike on Saturday, after meeting with administration and the senior doctor who had allegedly slapped one of their colleagues in front of patients and other staffers.
The accused doctor was replaced till the completion of inquiry.
The resident doctors have been demanding that the administration suspend the senior doctor, who allegedly slapped one of their colleagues in front of patients and other staffers
The accused chief of Dr. Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, Dr Atul Kumar was replaced Dr Pradeep Sharma.
As per a statement by AIIMS, the incident took place on Wednesday at RP centre and the accused doctor immediately apologised thereafter.
In a relief to the patients at the government-run hospital, the services suspended due to the strike will resume after the latest move.
“The strike has been called off. We requested the director to declare Monday a working day so that the surgeries which were cancelled due to the strike can be conducted. We, resident doctors, want to compensate in every possible way,” Dr.Harjit Singh Bhatti, President RDA Aiims said.
We are happy that administration accepted our demands and took action as needed on the matter Dr. Bhatti added.