CM vows to provide free healthcare facilities to every citizen of Punjab

Lahore, May 15, 2022 (PPI-OT):Chief Minister Punjab Hamza Shahbaz visited Aziz Bhatti Teaching Hospital soon after reaching Gujrat. CM visited various wards, inquired after the patients and asked about their wellbeing. Hamza Shahbaz asked from the patients about the availability of medical facilities and provision of medicines. He asked about the disease of an elderly woman from her daughter during his visit to the surgical ward.

He sat on the bench in the ward and issued directions to the administration about the treatment of the female patient. Hamza Shahbaz gave assurance to the daughter of an elderly woman and said that no stone should be unturned with regard to the treatment of her mother.

CM also visited Neuro Surgery Ward and Rasheeda Shafi Trauma Centre. He acquired the information relating to the treatment of a young patient Rabia Abbas from the doctor and directed to arrange telephonic talk with Rabia Abbas after her operation. CM also went individually to every patient and inquired after them.

He also checked the injections available in the emergency pharmacy and directed to make functional MRI and other essential machinery in the Aziz Bhatti Shaheed Hospital. CM also directed to fully functionalize Wazirabad Institute of Cardiology. He also directed to ensure provision of medicines to the patients and after witnessing a crack in the walls of a ward directed Secretary Health to immediately get it repaired from C and W Department.

CM directed to provide quality medicines to every patient coming for treatment in the hospital. CM emphasised that he is making all out endeavours that the common man be provided best treatment facilities in the hospitals.

He disclosed that provision of free medicines has been started in the hospitals adding that provision of free and best treatment facility is the due right of every citizen of Punjab. CM vowed that we would provide quality treatment facilities to the common man in the hospitals. Qamar Zaman Kaira, Abid Raza, Secretary Health, Imran Goraya, Commissioner Gujranwala and concerned officers were also present on this occasion.

For more information, contact:
Office of the Chief Minister of Punjab
Government of the Punjab
8-Club Road, GOR-I, Lahore, Pakistan
Tel: +92-42-99205562-3
Fax: +92-42-99205561

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