SIALKOT-: The shortage of staff especially at the dispensary of Daska Civil Hospital adds to the patients’ miseries as they have to queue up for a long time to get medicines.

There is no solution yet to the prolonged miseries of the patients despite the high claims of hospital’s management in bringing betterment in the provision of health services.

There is only one employee in this dispensary to deal and provide medicines for hundreds of indoor and outdoor patients at Daska Civil Hospital. Thus, the patients and their attendants have to wait for hours for medicines while standing in long queues.

There is an urgent need of the appointment of more staff at this dispensary to jazz up the pace of providing medicines.

Certain patients said that only one person deputed at Daska Civil Hospital’s dispensary was unable to handle the situation following the rush of patients. Females said that the process of getting medicines was very slow. The patients demanded appointment of staff for providing relief to the perturbed people.