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Govt hospital staff suspended for 'rude' behaviour with

Press Trust of India  |  Thiruvananthapuram 

A woman employee of a hospital in district has been suspended, after she was caught on camera behaving 'rudely' with patients and bystanders.

Health Minister, K K Shylaja, suspended the woman yesterday after a video purportedly showing her behaving rudely with patients and bystanders, went viral.

The suspension is on the basis of a preliminary enquiry. After a detailed probe, further action will be taken, the minister said in a Post.

The District Medical Officer (DMO) has been asked to file his report on the incident.

"hospitals have to be totally patient-friendly.. Those creating hurdles in government's efforts to achieve this goal, will not be spared," she said.

"Hospitals are not power centres, but service centres and each employee has to be conscious of it," she added.

The video has garnered 1,948,0833 views.

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First Published: Sun, November 12 2017. 13:42 IST