Director of the National Hospital Dr. Anil Jaasinghe said today that the Doctors of the national hospital may continue their trade union action beyond the planned 24 hours
The Doctors began a token strike at 2 PM yesterday after a hand grenade was thrown at the residence of Consultant surgeon and member of the Sri Lanka Medical Council Dr. Lalith Abaya Ranasinghe yesterday.
The strike was initially planned to be held for 24 hours, ending at 2 PM today.
However Dr. Jaasinghe said that it may continue further.
“All emergency units and admissions are continuing their work. However, routine work has come to a standstill and this may go one beyond the 24 hour deadline” he said. (By Hafeel Farisz) (Pix by Nisal Baduge)