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Doctors with Short Attendance in Punjab Hospitals to Face the Wrath of Health Minister

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LAHORE– Provincial Minister Health Dr Yasmeen Rashid has warned that no compromise will be made on the attendance of doctors in all public hospitals and the shortage of doctors will be overcome.

She further stressed upon doctors to ensure quality treatment to the patients in public hospitals. No negligence will be tolerated in this regard, she added. 

This was stated by her while presiding over a meeting in Specialized Healthcare and Medical Education Department here today. The minister said that MS will be held responsible for poor hygienic conditions in public hospitals adding that there is no shortage of medicines in government hospital.

The surprise visits will be carried out in future as well for the betterment of public sector hospitals. She directed that all VCs and principals should personally monitor the attendance of doctors in their respective teaching hospitals.

The meeting was attended by Secretary Specialized Healthcare and Medical Education Department Barrister Nabeel Awan, Additional Secretary Dr. Asif Tufail, Vice Chancellor King Edward Medical University Professor Khalid Masood Gondal, Vice Chancellor Fatima Jinnah Medical University Professor Amir Zaman Khan, Principal Allama Iqbal Medical College Professor Dr. Arif Tajammul, Principal Ameeruddin Medical College Professor Dr. Sardar Alfareed,, Executive Director Punjab Institute of Neurosciences,  Professor Dr. Khalid Mehmood, Medical Superintendant Jinnah Hospital Dr. Yahya Sultan, Dr. Ali Razzaq, MS Yakki Gate Hospital Dr. Gulzar Ahmed, Mian Zahidur Rehman Bata and senior officials of the department.— HANDOUT