Dress code implemented for doctors in hospital: Ban on jeans-t-shirts for men and backless-skirts for women
The Tripura government has made the dress code mandatory for doctors, nurses, laboratory technicians, and other healthcare workers in hospitals during duty hours.
Doctors, nurses, laboratory technicians, and other health workers in hospitals will wear formal dress. The dress code has been made mandatory for all of them during duty hours. A dress code has been implemented in government hospitals of Tripura. Disciplinary action may also be taken against those not following the dress code, the culprit will be considered absent on that day. Jeans, skirts, shorts, and palazzos of any kind will not be part of the dress. Employees doing non-medical work in the hospital will wear formal dress. There will be a ban on jeans and T-shirts.
The state government recently said in a circular that being an official and the designated responsible person in the hospital, the hospital staff will have to wear appropriate attire as codified for them across the country. Also, they must bear a name plate and wear an identity card which is mandatory for easy identification.
The order warns that contempt will be dealt with strictly. Except for nurses, doctors, and other staff, even medical superintendents of hospitals avoid using aprons. According to a report, Chief Minister Manik Saha, who also holds the health portfolio, found that a large number of health workers, including doctors, in government hospitals and medical colleges are busy with personal work during their duty hours and sit on their chairs most of the time. Can't meet.
Officials said some staff at Agartala Government Medical College, State Referral Hospital IGM, and district hospitals across the state are also misbehaving with patients and misleading them. Many patients and their relatives wishing to lodge complaints often find it difficult to identify their harassers among doctors, nurses, and other health workers due to their informal attire and absence of nameplates.