The Nursing Officers of Jaffna Teaching Hospital struck work yesterday in protest of a slander campaign against them carried out in the websites.
The strike was undertaken under the aegis of State Nursing Officers Union. Although essential services were provided, it was to be seen that the other patients being subjected to discomfort.
However the Director of JTH, Dr. Sathiyamoorthy said that the websites had distorted a news that a patient was not properly treated. But the incident is being under inquiry and that the slander campaign had caused much inquietude to Nursing Officers, specially the female Nursing Officers. He also denied such