LAHORE - Punjab Health Department has forwarded a case to the finance department for recruitment against 1373 new posts of nurses in BPS-16 for Lahore General Hospital.

Rs491.236 million has been allocated in the head of salaries during current financial year.

Principal Post Graduate Medical Institute Prof Khalid Mahmood had requested for new posts to cope with ever-increasing patient load at LGH. The increase in posts of charge nurses was necessary to facilitate patients, according to the principal.