LGH bans leaves of senior doctors

June 25, 2024
The Lahore General Hospital building can be seen. — Facebook/Lahore General Hospital/File

LAHORE: Amiruddin Medical College Principal Prof Dr Muhammad Al-Fareed Zafar has put a ban on the leave of senior doctors until further orders to ensure timely provision of medical facilities to patients coming in Lahore General Hospital while orders have also been issued to cancel the summer vacation of professors.


A meeting of the Academic Council was held in the committee room under the chairmanship of Principal PGMI Prof Dr Al-Fareed Zafar, in which senior professors and doctors participated.Talking at the meeting, Prof Al-Fareed said the best treatment should be ensured for every patient so that people coming to LGH from far away do not face any kind of problem.

Principal PGMI and MS Dr Faryad Hussain also reviewed the medical facilities provided to patients in outdoor and emergency departments.According to hospital administration, more than 3,500 patients came to the emergency and OPD on Monday, and underwent medical examination and diagnostic tests. Prof Zafar expressed his determination that according to the patient-friendly vision of the Punjab government, all resources were being used to run all the departments of the hospital as usual and all possible treatment facilities were being provided free-of-cost to patients.