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Bombay High Court seeks CCTV footage of assaults on resident doctors

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Thursday asked the Maharashtra government to submit the CCTV footage of recent assaults on resident doctors in government hospitals at Dhule and Thane.

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A short film on ‘Violence against Doctors’!

Prathamesh S Pai, a final year MBBS student at D Y Patil School of Medicine, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, has written and directed a short film, titled ‘AfSOS’. Using ‘satire and strong emotions’, the film aims to drive a strong message to curb the menace of violence against doctors.

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Doctors across India join hands against 7th Pay Commission, demand salary hike

New Delhi / Mumbai: Resident doctors in government hospitals want their Non-Practising Allowance (NPA) to be merged with the basic salary. They also want the NPA to be increased to 40 percent of the basic salary.

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Resident doctors in Maharashtra to undergo mandatory annual mental health check-up

Mumbai: The Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS) has said the resident doctors in the state government medical colleges will have to mandatorily undergo mental health screening at the start of their residency, and an annual mental health check-up thereafter.

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‘We are asking for a licence and not a service revolver’, says resident doctors association

Mumbai: Following an assault on a junior resident doctor by three people in a Nanded hospital on early Friday, the Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) wrote a letter to Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis demanding immediate provision of firearm license to all doctors to help them protect their life from violent assault.

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Yet another incident of violence against doctor; Doctors’ body put forward three demands to address the issue

Aurangabad: Police have arrested three persons for allegedly assaulting a resident doctor of Dr Shankarrao Chavan Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) in Nanded under the influence of alcohol early on Friday.

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PIL seeks restoration of freeship to resident doctors under SC, ST, OBC categories

Mumbai: The Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) has filed a PIL (public interest litigation) in the Bombay High Court seeking direction to the Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER) forbidding it from forcing resident doctors under the OBC, SC and ST categories to pay freeship amount.

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Maharashtra resident doctors withdraw strike following high court’s intervention

Mumbai: The Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD), whose members were on an indefinite strike since Friday, told the Bombay High Court on Saturday that it is withdrawing the strike with immediate effect.

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JJ Hospital resident doctors go on an indefinite strike citing lack of training

Mumbai: Resident doctors of Grant Medical College and J J Hospitals, Mumbai on Sunday went on an indefinite mass bunk alleging their colleagues in the ophthalmology department are “not being imparted any knowledge or surgical training” and are being “repeatedly insulted and harassed with unprovoked personal comments about them and their families”.

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Doctors write to Human Rights Commission complaining long-working hours at public hospitals

Mumbai: The Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) has written to the Maharashtra State Human Rights Commission (MSHRC) drawing its attention to the long-working hours at public hospitals.

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