Balangir, Feb 14: Nurses of Bhima Bhoi Medical College and Hospital here called for a cease-work stir today protesting against the attack on a colleague by the relatives of a patient on Thursday night.
Medical services have been affected following the protest.
According to sources, a staff nurse Pratima Pradhan was on duty at the female medicine ward on Thursday night when two men along with a patient reached the ward.
The patient’s kin asked for a bed and Pratima asked them to wait for a doctor to come. Irked over that they started shrieking and began recording a video to which Pratima opposed.
They allegedly manhandled and thrashed her. She sustained injuries on her face and eye.
Later, she lodged an FIR at the police outpost inside the hospital premises.