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Kolkata baby deaths: Nurses, doctors protest disciplinary action

 Agencies |  2015-11-29 22:07:59.0  |  Kolkata

Nurses and junior doctors of the 180-year-old Medical College and Hospital Kolkata on Saturday staged noisy demonstrations and laid siege to the principal’s office protesting the suspension and transfer orders slapped by the authorities after two babies died allegedly due to overheating in a warmer apparatus.  The junior doctors demonstrated for three hours outside the administrative building, calling for the withdrawal of suspension of their colleagues.  “The deaths occurred as the Sick Neonatal Care Unit (SNCU) was set up without laying down the proper infrastructure.

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