Private practice by DME doctors illegal: Kerala Health Minister

Veena George said the issue has come to the government's attention and it was carrying out the necessary intervention to address the problem.

BySouth First Desk

Published Jun 09, 2024 | 7:00 AMUpdatedJun 09, 2024 | 7:00 AM

Minister Veena George during the press meet

Doctors under the Directorate of Medical Education in Kerala are not permitted to do private practice and action is being taken against those found doing so, state Health Minister Veena George said in Alappuzha. These doctors are anyway given a non-practice allowance, she said, adding, “Therefore, anyone conducting private practice is committing an illegality.”

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