Islamabad (Staff Report/Agencies): Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar has taken a suo motu notice of the hospitals' conditions in Lahore.
The CJP has ordered the medical superintendents of 19 hospitals including Services, Jinnah, Gangaram and General Hospital to appear before the apex court with a detailed report on facilities at their respective hospitals.
The superintendents were ordered to appear before the SC's Lahore registry on Saturday with reports containing details of emergency equipment, CT Scan, MRI and ambulances etc. The report should also explain the availability of life-saving drugs at the hospitals, and the medicines that are being provided to the patients free of cost and those that have to be purchased from outside, a notice issued by the SC's deputy registrar said.
The CJP further directed that the report should contain details regarding availability of qualified doctors and nursing staff.