Health Minister Dr. Fahrettin Koca shared on his official twitter account that the hospital worker who attacked a doctor in Istanbul was sentenced to 11 years in prison. Minister Koca said, “The case of the knife attack on the doctor on duty at the Istanbul Training and Research Hospital by a hospital employee on 4 June 2022 was concluded in the Heavy Penal Court. The attacker was sentenced to 11 years in prison for attempted murder. We thank the judiciary,” he said.
The Physician Reminds of His Relatives Breaking His Finger
While the followers wrote their opinions about the incident in the comments section of the Minister Koca’s post, they also reminded the Ear Nose and Throat Assistant Physician Çağla Arıkan, whose finger was broken as a result of an attack by a patient’s relative in Istanbul Gaziosmanpaşa Training and Research Hospital. In the comment made from the Medical Theology Account, which has more than 42 thousand followers, “Well, what punishment will those who make a surgeon’s fingers look like, Mr. Minister?” question was posed. (BSHA – Science and Health News Agency)