BAHAWALPUR - The Young Doctors Association observed a complete strike in OPDs of Bahawal Victoria hospital and Zanana Hospital against the non-implementation of their demand for service structure here on Tuesday.

Punjab YDA Bahawalpur Chapter President Dr Amir Majeed told that presently the association had limited its strike to OPDs only to press the government accept their demands. He warned the Punjab government that if their demands were not fulfil as soon as possible they also boycott the Emergency and indoor wards as well. The doctors demand only their service structure which is their legitimate right,” pointed out General Sectary Dr Nasir. On the other hand, the patients and their attendant who came to the hospitals from far off area, lamented that they could not get check-ups due to the doctors strike, adding that they were returning empty handed despite the fact that they had reached the city from distant areas. The doctors strike always suffer the poor patients the most,” they described.

They demanded the Punjab government to solve the matter as soon as possible as only the poor were the ultimate sufferers of the doctors’ government tussle.