Two doctors charge-sheeted, 7 suspended

March 15: Two doctors were charge-sheeted and seven Medical employees were placed under suspension for being absent from duty in Surankote tehsil of district Poonch today.
Official sources said that on the directions of CMO Poonch, Block Medical Officer Surankote, Dr Parvaiz Ahmed Khan today conducted surprise visit to Primary Health Centre Hari Marhote  and New Type PHC Lantogh falling in Surankote during fore-noon.
The BMO found two doctors and seven other staff members absent from duty. While the two Medical Officers,  Dr Mohd Yousuf  and Dr Mohd Farooq (ISM/NHM) were charge-sheeted and an action was recommended against them to the higher authorities in the Health Department, seven other para-medical staff members were placed under suspension. Their salary for the month of March was also stopped.
Those suspended have been identified as Fazal Hussain- Senior Assistant, Yassar Ahmed  and Masrat Hussain -both Lab Tech, Naseem Akhtar and Kaneez Akhtar -FMPHW, Mohd Aslam -Nursing Orderly and Shahin Kouser -Junior Staff Nurse.

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