IGP: Police hospital, dispensary to be equipped with modern technology

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Staff Reporter

Inspector General of Police (IGP) Islamabad, Qazi Jamil ur Rehman has said that police hospital and dispensary in Islamabad would be equipped with modern treatment facilities and latest equipment to be provided there.

He stated this during his visit to hospital and dispensary at police line headquarters. On the occasion, he along with senior police officials, visited the various sections of hospital where medical and paramedical staff briefed him about the existing treatment facilities for policemen.

IGP Qazi Jamil ur Rehman earmarked an amount of Rs. 100,000 for improving X-ray machine, Rs. 80,000 for ECG machine and Rs. 20,000 for laboratory. He also announced to allocate Rs. 50,000 per month for provision of free medicines to police officials and jawans.
He asked to invite Specialist Doctor weekly at the police hospital to whom cops and families can visit for treatment.

The Islamabad police chief also directed to coordinate with well-establish laboratories of Capital and negotiate with them for various medical tests of policemen at concessional rates.

The IGP directed to hold training sessions for staff deputed at police hospital and dispensary. He also asked to ensure presence of a doctor at the dispensary round the clock who can provide treatment to policemen and their families in case of any emergency.
He asked police officials to visit policemen admitted in various hospitals of the city to inquire about their health and resolve issues with them.

Qazi Jamil ur Rehman said that provision of best health facilities to policemen and their families would help in boosting the overall morale of the force.