KP Doctors end strike for two days at Lady Reading Hospital
PESHAWAR: The Doctors Council of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa announced a two-day end to their strike at the Lady Reading Hospital.
Doctors Council Convener Dr. Sirajul Islam said that Out Patient Departments (OPDs) at Lady Reading Hospital would remain open on Monday and Tuesday, whereas strike will continue in other hospitals across the province.
However, OPDs at Khyber Teaching Hospital, Hayatabad Medical Complex, and other hospitals would remain closed as part of the strike.
“If there is any action taken against doctors, talks would be boycotted. Talks will be overruled if the provincial health minister will participate,” said Dr. Islam.
Dr. Islam added that the next course of action would be announced after the council met with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mehmood Khan on May 21.