District Health Officer Dr Naseer Ahmad Kahlon during a surprise visit to Basic Health Unit Chak 6 suspended LHV Farzana Saleem for remaining absent from duty.

The DO Health visited government hospitals, basic health units and dispensaries on the direction of Nankana Sahib DCO Ghulam Farid here the other day.

The DO Health also visited THQ Hospital, where patients complained about the poor condition of operation theatre and the labour room. The DO inspected the sites and expressed his dissatisfaction over the lack of cleanliness at the hospital and dilapidated machines. He also inspected arrangements for treatment of measles patients.

The Hospital MS briefed the DO Health on the arrangements. He said the vaccine had been provided at the hospital and administrations had been informed about the proper way to store it.

A isolation ward has also been set up at the hospital for measles patients, he informed.