Take care of all patients in West Bengal: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee urges senior doctors amid strike by junior doctors
Thursday, 13 June 2019 West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday wrote a letter to senior doctors and professors of Medical Colleges & Hospitals across the state appealing to them to take care of all patients in the state. In her letter, Mamata mentioned that poor people from all districts are coming to hospitals for treatment and they must be treated properly. The West Bengal chief minister said the senior doctors and professors that she will be obliged and honoured if they will ensure that hospitals are taking full care of patients. Mamata addressed the letter only to the senior doctors and professors which sends a clear message that she is unwilling to interact with the agitating junior doctors.
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