LGH dialysis centre to remain open on Eid

By Our Correspondent
June 17, 2024
A representational image of a kidney patient undergoing dialysis at a hospital in Pakistan. — kidneycentre website/File

LAHORE:In the light of the orders of PGMI Principal Prof Al-Fareed Zafar, the management of Lahore General Hospital has finalised the arrangements to provide timely treatment facilities to the patients during the official holidays of Eid-ul-Azha.


MS LGH Dr Faryad Hussain said that the duties of administrative doctors and health professionals have been assigned and they will perform their duties in three shifts as per the schedule. He said that according to the policy of the Punjab government, medicines, diagnostic tests and other facilities would be available free-of-cost to the patients in emergencies. While the dialysis centre will remain open during the holidays for the convenience of kidney patients. Prof Al-Fareed said that special breakfast, lunch and dinner will be given to the patients and their families on the first day of Eid.

LGH MS has asked the heads of all departments to monitor the performance of their subordinate staff during Eid. While instructing the employees of the works department, he said that all the generators should be updated and the attendance of electricians and other staff on duty should be ensured during these days. Dr Faryad also strictly instructed the sanitary inspectors to pay special attention to cleanliness so that the people coming to the hospital can have a pleasant environment. The MS also directed the security guards to remain vigilant during their duty and asked them to treat the patients and their families with courtesy. In case of complaint, action will be taken as per rules and regulations. MS Dr Faryad Hussain also told the AMS admin and nursing administration to strictly follow the duty hours of their subordinate staff.