Lahore, September 17, 2021 (PPI-OT): Punjab Health Minister Dr. Yasmin Rashid and Provincial Finance Minister Makhdoom Hashim Jawan Bakht reviewed the status of facilities and way forward for improvement at Sheikh Zayed Hospital Rahim Yar Khan in a meeting at Specialized Healthcare and Medical Education Department here on Thursday.
Present in the meeting were Secretary Specialized Healthcare and Medical Education Department Dr. Ahmed Javed Qazi, Special Secretary SH and ME Dept Ajmal Bhatti, Additional Secretary Finance, Additional Secretary South Punjab Secretariat Dr. Hafiz Shahid Latif, Deputy Commissioner Rahim Yar Khan, Principal and Board of Management members Sheikh Zayed Medical College and other officials. Health Minister Dr. Yasmin Rashid and the Finance Minister reviewed measures to improve service delivery at the hospital.
Health Minister Dr. Yasmin Rashid said, “This is the final chance for the administration of Sheikh Zayed Hospital to improve performance. All public complaints must be immediately addressed. The issue of shortage of doctors must be resolved. In case public complaints continue against the hospital administration, strict disciplinary action shall be taken.
Negligence in treatment of patients is unacceptable. In 10 days we will again hold a review meeting to assess the performance of Sheikh Zayed Hospital.” Finance Minister Hashim Jawan Bukht said problems of the public have to be addressed on priority as per directions of Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar. Doctors must perform their duties with honesty and diligence. He said improved healthcare services shall be provided to people of Punjab.
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