LAHORE: All doctors, nurses and paramedical staff of the Lahore General Hospital has been put on high alert on Ashura and leaves have been cancelled for emergency staff.
This was stated by Principal of Post Graduate Medical Institute (PGMI) Professor Ghiasun Nabi Tayyab. He was addressing a meeting held to review arrangements made for Ashura on Friday. Special beds have been arranged for injured of ‘zanjeerzani’ where they will be treated on priority basis with special arrangements.
The PGMI principal directed doctors, nurses and other staff to remain fully aware and leave no stone unturned for discharging their duties. Extra medicines and blood had been arranged to deal with any kind of situation. Moreover, a control room with phone number 042 99264117 has been set up where in three shifts, administrative doctors would be available for help.
In the hospital, extra staff has also been provided, which would be available till Muharram 11. Medical Superintendent of the hospital Dr Ghulam Sabir asked doctors and other staff to work with national and religious zeal and ensure prompt response on the 9th and 10th of Muharram.
Published in The Express Tribune, September 30th, 2017.