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MYH docs return to work

NYOOOZ 2017-09-13 00:00:00

Summary: Indore: After the MY hospital management threatened to take strict action under the Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA), protesting junior doctors on Wednesday returned to work. "In a meeting with the hospital's superintendent, we came to an agreement that the hospital management will be given a month's time to fulfill our demands. If they fail, we will then decide our further course of action," JUDA spokesperson Dr Avinash Patwari told TOI.He added that the hospital management have increased the number of security guards and restricted entry of attenders. A majority of their demands are however yet to be fulfilled. "Though we are not 100 per cent satisfied with the hospital management's steps, we have decided to return to work by 2pm for the sake of the patients," Dr Patwari said.By the time the doctors called off their protest, their duty hours had already ended.