LAHORE - Post Graduate Medical Institute/Amir-ud-Din Medical College Principal Prof. Dr. Sardar Muhammad Al-freed Zafar while instructing the administration, staff and emergency department employees of Lahore General Hospital to remain alert during Muharram ul Haram and said that everyone should be alert till Ashura. He added that emergency service employees will not be able to take leave without the permission of the Medical Superintendent, while additional staff will be deployed in the emergency department on 9th and 10th Muharram (08 and 09 August, 2022). Principal PGMI directed to MS LGH to make special arrangements for immediate medical aid to those affected by chainsaw and to provide separate beds for the mourners so that other patients coming in these days could also be treated and routing work could also be continued. Prof. Dr. Al-freed directed AMS Pharmacy to take all possible steps to provide ample stock of life saving medicines in the emergency department. He directed the in-charge blood bank that he should ensure keep sufficient stock of blood of different groups till Ashura day so that they would not face any problem if blood required. He also directed to the AMS works department that generator should be remained functional and up-to-the-date and staff will be available in every shift. Prof. Al-freed Zafar further said that outdoor activities will be closed on Ashura Day and that staff will be deployed in the emergency department. He emphasized that Ashura Day teaches us patience and sacrifice and we should also realize our responsibilities on the occasion of this day.

 

He assured that LGH like every other year, would make complete arrangements for any situation on the occasion of 10th Muharram ul Haram this year and would ensure the provision of best medical facilities especially for the mourners.

Principal LGH also directed the security staff to remain vigilant and perform their duties efficiently so that patient and mourners coming to the hospital should not face any difficulty.