3 platoons of police to guard SCB docs

Cuttack: The striking Junior doctors of SCB Medical College and Hospital here today called off their cease work agitation following a meeting with the hospital authorities and have decided to resume work from 5pm today.

The authorities informed they have accepted all the demands of the PG doctors’ association.

The hospital authorities said there will be a coordination meeting on fourth Thursday of every month, which would discuss various issues of doctors and accordingly measures will be taken to sort out their problems. In addition, three platoons of police will be deployed on the hospital premises to ensure full proof security for working doctors.

Meanwhile, the patients and their relatives at the SCB hospital have breathed a great sigh of relief after the withdrawal of cease work.

The junior doctors were on cease-work agitation since Tuesday demanding strict action against the attendant of a patient for allegedly attacking a doctor on duty.

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