IPS officer dons doc`s mantle, attends to patients

Last Updated: Monday, December 26, 2011 - 21:12

Jaipur: As the Rajasthan doctors` stir
entered the sixth day on Monday, a doctor-turned IPS officer has
come to the rescue of needy patients providing them medical
help in Jhalawar district.

SP Ravi, a 2007 batch IPS officer who served as a
government doctor in Delhi for six years, is offering medical
assistance to patients in the wake of the strike which has
thrown health services out of gear in the state.

"Since the situation is worsening, I attended to
patients as a doctor.

"I will continue to render help to the patients at
the Sadar Police Station till the strike is off," Ravi, an
alumnus of Maulana Azad Medical College in Delhi, told a news agency.

"I attended to around 15 to 20 patients from 9 am to
11 am today and wrote prescriptions for them. If I have the
ability, why not use it in public interest," he said.

The doctors in the state are on warpath demanding pay
hike and time-bound promotions.

PTI



First Published: Monday, December 26, 2011 - 21:12

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