The Resident doctors of Delhi’s Safdarjung Hospital have reportedly gone on an indefinite strike on Wednesday after a patient manhandled a resident doctor in the hospital.
It was reported that the patient has assaulted the resident doctor in the Out Patient Department (OPD) as he was delaying the patient’s treatment.
Dheer Singh, President, Resident Doctors Association of Safdarjung Hospital said in a statement, “A patient assaulted a doctor alleging his treatment was being delayed by the doctor. Such incidents aren’t new to us”.
Adding further to this he said, “Our security should be increased to check such attacks”.
It was learnt that the doctor’s strike has affected the emergency and other medical services in the hospital.