Resident doctors of the Indira Gandhi Government Medical College and Hospital (Mayo) who are on an indefinite mass leave have decided not to attend ICU services in the hospital, except in the Covid complex from Thursday afternoon onwards. Around 230 resident doctors of Mayo in the city have been on indefinite mass leave since Tuesday, demanding that they be relieved from Covid duties, as infections are on the decline, so that they can focus on their post graduate studies.
Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) president at Mayo Dr.Rajat Agrawal said a virtual meeting will be held with TP Lahane, the director of the Directorate of Medical Education and Research over the issue later in the day. “No resident doctor is going to work in ICU services of Mayo, except in the Covid complex, from 12 pm onwards. Resident doctors at the hospital have been demanding that they be allowed to concentrate on post-graduate studies given that the pandemic situation in Nagpur district is under control.