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Representatives of doctors' bodies meet CM, discuss menace of attacks on them

Kolkata: Representatives of various organisations of doctors met Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in Nabanna on Monday and discussed various issues, including matters related to incidents of attacks on doctors.
Sources said that Director General of Police, Surajit Kar Purkayastha and Commissioner of Police, Rajeev Kumar, were present in the meeting when members of eight organisations of doctors discussed about the issues with the Chief Minister. Banerjee has assured the doctors of looking into the matters raised by them, according to the representatives of the organisations, who were part of the delegation.
It has been learnt that they have urged to install display boards in hospitals, where details would be shown, related to legal steps that would be taken against a person involved in assaulting a doctor or damaging public property.
At the same time, there also has to be a display board where the details of a concerned official and his or her office has to be given, so that people can easily visit the office in case they need to lodge any complaint or give any suggestion. There was also a discussion to check incidents of attacks on doctors by family members of patients.
They have also discussed about the transfer and promotion policy related issues of doctors, posted in the state-run hospitals.

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