This was stated by spokesperson for the hospital Dr Abdul Jabbar Bhutto while talking to Dawn, after an event held in connection with World Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
“Patients came with different illnesses, injuries and trauma. They were treated in the emergency department and then referred for surgeries or sent to the wards,” he said.
He said that 63 new house officers were inducted through written test held under the supervision of head invigilator along with team of 26 invigilators including consultants, specialists and senior registrars.
“Overall 302 candidate appeared in the test and next day result compiled and displayed on the board for public. Successful candidates got offer letters and if a candidate drops out, next in queue or in waiting list will be called for joining,” he said.
He said that hospital was having severe shortage of employees, so process of recruitment was completed in supervision of executive director Polyclinic Prof Dr Shahzad Munir.
“On Thursday breast cancer awareness event was organised by surgery department of Polyclinic, female were encouraged to take preventive measures including getting regular examination of their chest if they feel any abnormal swelling or pain in breast region.
Polyclinic offers free of cost mammography if advised for,” Dr Bhutto said.
Source : Dawn