Chief Minister Punjab Hamza Shahbaz Sharif has approved a plan to improve 85 THQ hospitals and OPDs of all the hospitals in the province.
While chairing a meeting to provide quality healthcare facilities to the people, the CM directed to complete ongoing healthcare schemes without delay as the best facilities are a right of the common man which must be provided to them.
The standard of healthcare facilities in OPDs of all the hospitals would be improved in 6 to 8 months; he said and announced to supervise it personally.
He also took notice of the shortage of doctors and paramedics and accorded approval to a programme to improve 85 THQ hospitals in the province. Alongside, the CM directed the health department to devise a roadmap to overcome the shortage of doctors and paramedics.
The OPDs should be improved in the minimum possible time to provide every possible facility to the patients; he commented and regretted that the cleanliness arrangements were unsatisfactory during his visits to hospitals.
Therefore, a comprehensive plan should be implemented for the cleanliness of the hospitals, he further said.
The health secretary briefed about departmental performance and improvement of healthcare facilities.