Maharashtra government is told to end doctors’ strikes over poor security in hospitalsBMJ 2013; 346 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f742 (Published 05 February 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f742
- Patralekha Chatterjee
- 1New Delhi
The High Court in Mumbai has told the government of Maharashtra to act immediately to resolve a dispute with doctors in public hospitals who have been striking in protest at poor security against attacks from aggrieved relatives of patients they have treated.
The court has also issued a notice to the Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors to withdraw its call for strikes once their grievances are dealt with.
The calls came as the court was considering a public interest litigation from a member of the …