Why are doctors & staff being attacked?

Doctors & Hospital Staff save lives and improve the quality of live for 100s of patients everyday. In the private sector, doctors are gifts sweets, gift and even TV sets from happy patients, so why is it the exact opposite in government set ups. There have been numerous news articles on how doctors & staff have been at the receiving end of the public's anger. This article talks about why doctors and staff feel helpless and get attacked, often for no fault of theirs. Originally posted at www.thehindu.com Activists working in the health sector say that the increasing instances of attacks on doctors have more to do with systemic failure over a period of time rather than any recent stray incident. Dr. Sagar Mundada, chairman of the State youth wing…
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