LAHORE - Nurses and paramedical staff of Sheikh Zayed Hospital continued protest on Saturday, causing huge inconvenience to visiting patients and their families.

The protesting nurses and paramedics suspended services at all the departments except Emergency to press for acceptance of their demands. They were carrying banners and placards inscribed with their demands and also chanted slogans against the administration.

The nurses lamented that recognition of their qualifications had not been ensured, while the paramedics complained about non-implementation of their service structure despite announcement by the government.

The nurses have demanded that registration process with nursing college should be completed and their degrees be recognised at the earliest, while the paramedics demanded of the government to implement service structure at the earliest.