Doctors continue boycott of OPDs despite KP govt warning

PESHAWAR: Turning a blind eye to the federal government’s warning of taking stern motion in opposition to them, the docs amid a crippling strike in all well being amenities throughout Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) continued the boycott of their duties in outpatient departments (OPDs) for the fourth consecutive day on Saturday.

The state of affairs worsened in spite of everything OPD companies in all main hospitals everywhere in the province have been closed because of the docs’ protest following a brawl between a senior physician and the provincial minister well being and his guards within the Khyber Educating Hospital (KTH) on Tuesday.

Yesterday, KP authorities spokesman Shaukat Yousafzai, addressed a presser and stated the federal government had determined to renew the OPD service from Saturday.

Yousafzai said that OPDs will open at any value and anybody creating hurdles could be handled an iron hand.

“A handful of docs need to sabotage well being reforms launched within the province by the PTI authorities,” he added.

In accordance with particulars, Dr Hisham Inamullah Khan and Dr Nausherwan Khan Burki had additionally visited the hospital whereas docs chanted full-throat slogans in favour of their calls for.

Scores of members of the Younger Docs Affiliation (YDA) gathered within the largest well being facility of the province, the Woman Studying Hospital and chanted slogans in opposition to the Well being Minister Hisham and demanded his resignation. In addition they demanded the resignation of Dr Burki.

The affiliation additionally denounced the departmental inquiry launched in opposition to senior docs and demanded that the primary data report (FIR) registered in opposition to docs have to be withdrawn. Additional, they demanded that an FIR have to be lodged in opposition to the well being minister for brutally assaulting a senior physician within the halls of KTH.

KP Chief Minister Mahmood Khan took discover of the incident and summoned a report and ordered an instantaneous inquiry. The CM additional directed to take strict motion in opposition to the culprits.

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