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Government slaps notice upon 961 doctors

Written by: Staff

Mumbai, Mar 5 (UNI) The Maharashtra Government has served notice to 961 striking residents doctors across the state, while the BMC has served notice to 348 doctors in the metropolis.

Medical Education and Research, Mumbai, director Dr W B Tayade said in a statement that outdoor and indoor patients, surgical operations, and emergency and casualty departments are being managed by professors and medical officers from private, ESIS and Navy hospitals.

He said till 1600 hrs today, twelve residents doctors had resumed duty at the Dr V M Medical College, Solapur.

Private medical colleges have assured all possible support to help Government and Corporation-run medical colleges to tide over the situation arising out of the doctors' strike, Dr Tayade said.

They will send their teams of doctors from Monday to the nearest Government and Municipal medical colleges, he added.

Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation spokesperson Dadasaheb Shivjatak said outdoor patients department in all colleges will open from tomorrow with the help of private, dispensary and other medical staff.

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