Junior doctors at the state-run Gandhi hospital staged a protest Thursday over the alleged attack on one of their colleagues by the relatives of a patient.
Expressing concern over their security, the protesting doctors demanded that the government hold talks with them to resolve the issue.
A doctor demanded that health minister E Rajender come to the hospital to know the ground realities.
Senior health officials, including the Director of Medical Education Ramesh Reddy, met the protesting doctors.
They said the government is keen on improving the things at the hospitals.
State Health Minister Rajender, who assumed charge on Thursday, disapproved of attacks on doctors by the relatives of patients, an official release said.
Action would be taken against those who attack the doctors, he said.
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