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Punjab CM orders hospitals to provide CT scans, MRI reports to patients within 24 hours

Punjab CM orders hospitals to provide CT scans, MRI reports to patients within 24 hours
December 22, 2023 Web Desk

LAHORE (92 News) - Punjab Chief Minister Mohsin Naqvi made a surprise visit to Children's Hospital on Friday where parents of children undergoing treatment had raised concerns regarding the delayed issuance of CT scans and MRI reports, which were provided three days later.

Following immediate verification of the complaints, the CM telephonically directed the health secretary that all hospitals must adhere to a 24-hour timeline for providing CT scans and MRI reports to patients. Hospitals found to be causing delays in delivering CT scans and MRI reports will face administrative actions, he warned and emphasized that any delay in providing CT scans and MRI reports will not be tolerated, and the timely delivery of reports to patients will be monitored at all levels.

During his visit, the CM inspected various wards, interacted with the parents of children and monitored the medical facilities. The CM also inspected the upgradation work, engaged with the labourers and assessed the progress.

Meanwhile, Punjab CM Mohsin Naqvi inaugurated the Captain Colonel Sher Khan Shaheed Flyover, a significant infrastructure project spanning 742 meters with three lanes. The inauguration ceremony, attended by cabinet members and Corps Commander Lahore Lt Gen Syed Aamer Raza, marked the opening of the flyover to the public, accomplished in an impressive 90 days instead of the initially estimated 150 days. During the event, CM drove a vehicle, accompanied by Corps Commander Lt. Gen. Syed Aamer Raza, taking a tour of the flyover.