Have better dialogue with patients’ families : Raje to doctors

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Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje today said that medical staff need to establish better dialogue with the patients and their family members to curb conflicts at hospitals.

However, she also appreciated the doctors for working with dedication toward their patients.

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However, she also appreciated the way doctors patiently do service to the people and work with dedication.

Raje was addressing a seminar here on role of judiciary, executive and public in curbing violence in hospitals.

“Number of times, hospital staff and doctors work under tremendous pressure. People need to understand… State government has made a law and made ample efforts to curb conflicts at hospitals. Everyone needs to participate in curbing such unwanted incidents,” Raje said.

On the occasion, keynote speaker Justice Arun Mishra said that those in the health care profession should be sensitive while dealing with patients especially poor.

He said that patient’s family members should not be burdened with unnecessary medical investigations and surgeries.

Transparency in treatment will automatically reduce conflicts at hospitals, he added.

Rajasthan High Court acting Chief Justice K S Jhaveri said that violence in any form cannot be tolerated.

“Violence in hospitals affect the entire system. If doctors remain sympathetic with patients, tension can be reduced,” he said.

(With inputs from PTI)

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