Heart patients being fleeced in Punjab’s govt hospitals

13 Jan, 2017 11:53 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Heart patients are being fleeced in public hospitals in the province, said sources.

Ajmal, a resident of Kasur, visited Ghulab Devi where doctors asked him to get a stent placed due to blockage in his arteries.

Later, doctors placed a stent, gave him a report of two stents and charged Rs 139,000 from him.

When Ajmal was examined at Punjab Institute of Cardiology, he was given a report of a stent.

Ajmal has appealed to the Health Department high-ups to hold an inquiry into the matter.

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