Doctors in Kerala are observing a protest day in October 30. The medical fraternity demands the withdrawal of suspension of the doctor who was on duty at the General Hospital, Thiruvananthapuram last Tuesday.
The doctor was suspended for alleged medical negligence, when a patient was brought to the casualty.
In a press release, organizations of doctors said the post-mortem report of the patient, a media person, revealed that he had died of massive intra-cranial bleeding. And no medical negligence had been committed by the doctor as this was a fatal condition.
Many medical associations including Indian Medical Association, KGMOA, Kerala Govt Medical College Teachers' Association, Kerala Govt Insurance Medical Officers' Association, Medical Postgraduates' Association, Medicos' Association and House Surgeons' Association issued statements to the government. All of them stated that there was no negligence on the part of the doctor.