Islamabad - To deal with any sudden health emergency in the wake of announced protest by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on November 30, once again all public sector hospitals in Islamabad have been put on high alert.

Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences, Federal Government Polyclinic and Capital Hospital will remain on high alert from November 29 to December 1, the spokespersons for the hospitals informed.

The leaves of all staff members of Polyclinic Hospital stand cancelled, said Tanvir Malik, Polyclinic Hospital Emergency In-charge.  Pims University Vice Chancellor also issued circular directing all the heads of department to remain in hospital along with their mobile and line numbers in the VC office on the day.

All doctors, nurses, paramedics and all the staff will be on duty and will be on high alert on November 30. Chief pharmacist will look after and ensure the availability of drugs in emergency and in wards if there is any emergency like situation at the protest. Emergency director will ensure presence of specialists and all doctors in emergency department.

Blood bank will arrange all kinds of blood groups in emergency, security staff will prevent entry of any suspicious vehicle and persons in PIMS and fully coordination with police and intelligence agencies.  

Transport department will ensure the presence of all drivers and ambulances will be standby for any emergency. Sixty beds have been reserved for any mishap and 20 ambulances will be ready to meet any emergency.

The offices of administration including VC will be opened round the clock during the red alert.