Jinnah Hospital security guards thrash attendants of patient

03 Jan, 2017 3:04 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – A scuffle was suddenly erupted between security guards and heirs of a patient at Jinnah Hospital in Lahore today (Tuesday).

The security guards of Jinnah Hospital exchanged hot words with the attendants of a patient namely Huma and severely thrashed them.

Earlier, a 60-year-old woman died on the floor of Lahore’s Jinnah Hospital due to the non-availability of bed. According to sources, Zohran Bibi belonged to Kasur and had come to Lahore for her cardiac treatment.

Zohran Bibi was first brought to Punjab Institute of Cardiology where she was referred to Services Hospital. The Services Hospital administration instead of treating the patient further referred her to Jinnah Hospital.

On arrival to Jinnah Hospital, she was admitted in Medical Unit 1 but was not provided with a bed. The patient was treated on the floor instead where she breathed her last.

After the incident was highlighted on media, Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif visited the hospital and took a notice. Punjab Health Minister Khawaja Salman Rafique also visited the hospital along with Health Special Secretary Sajid Chauhan.

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