Connect with us


UCH Resident Doctors Commence Strike Over Assault



UCH Resident Doctors Commence Strike Over Assault

Resident Doctors at the University College Hospital, Ibadan, Oyo State, Commence Three-Day Strike Alleging Assault on Their Member by Patient’s Relatives

The  President of the Association of Resident Doctors, UCH,   John Oladapo, told journalists that those who assaulted one of their members must must make a public apology.

He  said, “On Sunday, one of our members was the target of a deliberate, premeditated, planned rage and furious assault by a patient’s relation.

“The doctor was seeing a known Sickle Cell patient in painful crisis at the Emergency Department when the two men accosted him in the consulting room and started beating him up.

“The mother of the patient being seen who tried to intervene was also beaten up in this assault. In the doctor’s attempt to escape, the men chased him down and beat him up.

“The security officers of the hospital intervened and rescued our member, but not before he sustained injuries as well as mental health and esteem.”