A petition has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking directions from the Central government to prevent attacks on doctors and healthcare workers by relatives of patients and others to ensure adequate security at hospitals and medical centres across the country.
National Doctors Day–It is an underlying fact that the doctors and other medical/paramedical personnel have stood tall in front of the pandemic risking their own lives, and tirelessly worked to save the lives of their countrymen.
Amid Pandemic’s another wave the Foreign National Doctor’s at AIIMS, New Delhi are still kept aside with respect to facilities like non payment of stipends, health care facility (Employee Health Scheme).
There is a sense of grief and disappointment among doctors that despite risking their lives, the centre doesn’t even have data of the frontline workers who died valiantly treating coronavirus patients.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday has directed both State and Central Governments to ensure payment of salaries to doctors and healthcare workers. The Central Government has been asked to issue a compliance order for the same by tomorrow.
Delhi High Court has issued Notice to Ministry of Law and Justice, Bar Council of India, Bar Council of Delhi, Rouse Avenue District Court Bar Association, Central Delhi Court Bar Association and Registrar of Societies.