Imphal, Jun 10 : Alleging assault by a doctor, nurses of JNIMS Porompat staged a cease work protest, today.
Speaking to The Sangai Express, one of the nurses in the hospital said that the incident took place on Wednesday at the Covid dedicated ward of the hospital.
Following the incident, the nurses demanded immediate removal of the doctor, she said and added that the nurses resolved to abstain from duty as a meeting with a representative of the State Government led by Principal Secretary (Health) V Vumlunmang and JNIMS authority concluded without reaching any agreement.
Even at the time of filing this report, nurses posted at JNIMS Covid Ward were holding a protest at the hospital.
One member of the Trained Nurse Association, JNIMS while speaking to TSE, said that the nurses launched the cease work protest as there is no tangible sign that action will be taken against the erring doctor.