LAHORE - Adviser to Chief Minister on Health Kh Salman Rafiq has said work has been started on the service structure of nurses.

Talking to a delegation of Young Nurses Association headed by Tauseef Khanum at Civil Secretariat on Wednesday, Salman said the departmental promotion committee meeting would be held in August for promotion of nurses in next grades. Health Secretary Jawad Rafiq Malik, Health DG Dr Zahid Pervez, Additional Health Secretary Adnan Zafar, Deputy Health Secretary Raja Mansoor and other officers attended the meeting.

The delegation apprised the adviser of the issues regarding service matters, delay in promotions and dilapidated condition of hostel of Sir Ganga Ram Hospital.

Kh Salman Rafiq said the revised seniority list of nurses has been uploaded on the website and stakeholders could submit objections within 15 days.

Adnan Zafar said maximum cases of nurses would be considered in the next DPC, which would be held in August. Previously, the department had sent requisition for 1200 nurses to PPSC, he added.