BAHAWALPUR - Kidney patients have been facing great hardships in availing dialysis facility at Bahawal Victoria Hospital here due to severe shortage of solution, the main exponent for conducting dialysis.

As this is the only facility in the area, the patients who require regular dialysis, have to face tremendous hardship. The authorities concerned have been apprised of the shortage but no action has been taken to address the problem. According to some patients, the solution is also short in the open market.