Ullal, Aug 30,2015 : In the background of the alleged assault of a resident doctor and a nurse, and damage to equipment at the intensive care unit of a private hospital in Deralakatte on August 17. Doctors, under the banner of Association of Medical Consultants, in Ullal staged a protest Aug 29, protesting what they stressed to be
“ unreasonable and increased attacks” on medical fraternity. them.
Bharat Shetty from the Indian Dental Association said police have to taken stern action against the attackers. Police cannot be cool to the complaint. Those involved in the attack should be arrested and dealt with as per law on the land. Dr. Shetty accused police of treating complaints of attacks on doctors lightly while taking cognisance of complaints accusing doctors of medico-negligence. Cases are immediately booked and we are subjected to examination without an inquiry by Karnataka Medical Council over the alleged medico-negligence and other matters. This is a one sided matter now.