Minister Health approves promotion of 305 nurses

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PESHAWAR
Minister Health Syed Qasim Ali Shah on Tuesday approved promotion and placement of 305 nursing staff promoted through departmental promotion committee in the Health Department.
Minister Syed Qasim Ali Shah stated that The Director General of Health Services will issue announcements regarding the placement of these nurses in various hospitals of the province. Following the approval of the Minister of Health, the services of these nurses will be assigned to different hospitals across the province.
Out of these nurses, 156 have been promoted based on education, and 136 on seniority. The Minister of Health emphasized that promotion in service is a fundamental right of employees, and placements will address the shortage of nurses in various hospitals of the province.
On the other hand, Minister of Health, Syed Qasim Ali Shah, chaired a meeting with a delegation representing Young Doctors Association, Provincial Doctors Association, and other forums led by Doctor Nabi Jan Afridi focal person to health minister for health community.
During the meeting, discussions were held regarding the installation of prepaid electric meters at Lady Reading Hospital doctor’s hostel and concerns of medical officers regarding this matter.
The Minister of Health instructed the relevant authorities to take immediate action on this issue. It is worth noting that doctors involved in this matter protested vehemently yesterday.