Nurses' strike has no affect on hospital functions

Snehlata Shrivastav, Times of India, April 27, 2011 Nagpur - The one-day token strike of nurses in government hospitals on Tuesday was almost total but it did not have much effect on the working of the two medical colleges and the Daga Memorial Hospital as the authorities deployed nursing staff from the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) and student nurses to handle emergency services. "Eleven normal deliveries were conducted with the help of NRHM and student nurses. 14 operations were also conducted," Dr Vaishali Khedikar, the medical superintendent of Daga, told TOI. ... Nurses