President and Governing Council meet CM Punjab 30 Jan 2015

The President and Governing Council members IMA Punjab met S.Prakash Singh Badal on 30th January.

The points discussed and assurance by CM are as follows:

1. Hospitals and Nursing Homes which are in residential areas be let to function and new guidelines of PUDA be implemented on new hospitals/Nursing Homes
2. Assault on Doctors and Protection of Medical Establishments

It is not clear that the defaulters should be booked under which section of the IPC, a new section be created for this offence and changes be made in police rule book.

3. Cases of Medical Neglligance

No arrest should be made unless the case has been referred to a committee of expert doctors.

The Chief Minister’s response to all the above mentioned issues was positive.