Yasmin directs officials to start surprise visits of hospitals

Punjab Health Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid has said that attendance of doctors, availability of medicines and provision of necessary facilities would be strictly monitored in all hospitals.

She was chairing a meeting to review arrangements of cleanliness, medicine availability, doctors attendance and other administrative issues of the Govt Teaching Hospital Shahdra.

She said the government spent billions of rupees to facilitate people in public sector hospitals. She directed to ensure the provision of all facilities including the repair of lifts at the Govt Teaching Hospital Shahdra, and said its Dialysis Units must be made fully functional.

The Minister directed the Specialized Healthcare and Medical Education department to fulfil the human resource requirements of the hospital. She directed the department to ensure surprise visits of all hospitals and said that zero tolerance policy would be adopted on cleanliness, availability of medicines and treatment of patients.


Source: Radio Pakistan