Punjab Health Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid made a surprise visit to Wah General Hospital Taxila and reviewed arrangements at the hospital. The minister visited Emergency Ward, Operation Theatres, General Ward, checked duty rosters, complaint register and other sections of the Hospital.
She called an emergency meeting of the Hospital staff. She expressed dissatisfaction over inadequate arrangements in the Hospital and directed the staff to improve the facilities. She warned that disciplinary action could be taken against inefficient staff during her next surprise visit.
She met patients in the Hospital, noted complaints on quality of services and directed the staff to address them on-the-spot. The minister also sought response from the staff on patient complaints. She said that the best medical facilities must be provided to patients and no compromise would be made on treatment of patients. “Let me reiterate that any negligence would be dealt with firm disciplinary action,” the minister added.