CONSIDER OUR PLIGHT, PATIENTS BEG DOCTORS By Francis Suberu, Ojo Oyewamide and Franca Osakwe

CONSIDER OUR PLIGHT, PATIENTS BEG DOCTORS By Francis Suberu,  Ojo Oyewamide and Franca Osakwe

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Patients in public hospitals yesterday begged striking doctors in the country to sheathe their swords and return to work.
This is even as Lagos State Governor Babatunde Fashola has appealed to the doctors to desist from using strike as means of making demands from the government. The patients said yesterday that the strike was already taking a serious toll on them.
A patient at the Ondo State Specialist Hospital, Akure, Stella Johnson, told our correspondent that only the quick resolution of the crisis could save her life and that of her two-year-old child. Johnson, who is one of the three patients remaining at the Female Surgical Ward of the hospital, suffered serious burns from kerosene explosion.
The woman said her baby, Feranmi, was also affected by the fire incident and he was being admitted at the Children Surgical Ward. She said: “It’s quite unfortunate that doctors are on strike without considering the plight of the sick. I was admitted here about three weeks ago. “Initially, my situation was terrible, but I am getting better now.
Read more: http://nationalmirroronline.net/new/consider-our-plight-patients-beg-doctors/
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