State of Doctors

The Quint’s special series, ‘State of Doctors’, highlights the plight of doctors at government hospitals. Who is to be blamed for the friction between doctors and patients?

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Assault on two junior doctors in Kolkata led to countrywide protests by doctors in June 2019

Long working hours, poor infrastructure, shortage of staff are common at government-run hospitals in Bihar, Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra

Post-graduate doctors from Kolkata’s top medical colleges admit that stress takes a toll, sometimes even making one suicidal