Nurses shortage is a global phenomenon. There are more than 30 hospitals under the Government of NCT of Delhi. In the past, a few more autonomous hospitals are added to this list. One of the tertiary multi-speciality hospitals, Guru Teg Bahadur hospital, has a shortage of nurses. Nurses association communicated issues of nurses shortage and its impact on quality patient care. They report that there are 171 post vacant posts against the sanctions once; additionally, 91 nurses were deputed/redirected/shifted to other non-clinical work.
Here are a few protest images and letters submitted to concerned authorities:
Courtesy: Shri. Kamalakant Sharma, GTB Hospital, Delhi.