Strict action to be taken against absentee medical staff: Minister
KARACHI—Sindh Minister for Health Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar Wednesday said that he would take strict action against medical staff, especially doctors, if they were found absent from duty.
This he said while paying a surprise visit to Sindh Government Hospital Liaquatabad, said a statement. He expressed his displeasure over non avail- ability of medicines and absence of staff.
He visited several wards and directed Medical Superintendent Dr. Asad Ullah to make them functional properly and he would not listen any lame excuse next time.
He further directed to make Gynae and nursery for Neonatal Intensive care unit up to mark and they must work round the clock. The Health Minister observed that many wards such as dialysis ward were closed.
He also observed that more doctors were assigned for night duties as compared to general duties. Director Health Dr. Shakoor Abbasi was also present during the visit.—APP