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Friday, 23 June 2017 - 13:19
Hospital functions continue to be impacted today as GMOA strike continues; Tense situation arises at Chilaw hospital.
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The strike launched by the GMOA continues on today and is based on five issues.

Issues relating to The Suspension of recruitment of students to Malabe Private Medical School, Gazetting of minimum quality medical education, taking over of Malabe Private Medical School and informing the the Supreme Court of the governments stance are amongst those being voiced .

Meanwhile, Colombo National Hospital spokesman said that treatment for patients suffering from dengue and those admitted to the emergency unit are being care for in the appropriate manner.

Patients who were seeking medical attention expressed the inconveniences being experienced in the following manner.

In addition a tense situation erupted at Chilaw hospital after an altercation developed between patients and hospital staff.

Hospital Director Dr. A.I. Jagoda told our news team that a person who was seeking medical attention initiated a row relating to the GMOA strike.

She said OPD and clinical services have been crippled due to the strike.

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