CHK staff demands JPMC like high-risk allowance | Pakistan News Digest

CHK staff demands JPMC like high-risk allowance

Karachi: The Paramedical Staff of Emergency Ward, Civil Hospital Karachi CHK, have been deprived of high-risk allowance despite assurance by the provincial authorities two months ago.

The provincial government authorities had assured the representatives of CHK paramedical staff that the high-risk allowance would be given to them like Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center JPMC, it has still been not provided to the staff.

A senior member of paramedical staff told PPI that around 120 staff working in CHK emergency ward in three shifts had been deprived of high-risk allowance despite the provincial government assurance. He said high-risk allowance was given to those paramedical staff who attended the patients with dangerous disease round the clock in hospitals.

He said JPMC administration was already giving the high-risk allowance to paramedical staff of emergency ward, but employees of CHK were awaiting it. He demanded of the provincial health minister and other highups to provide high-risk allowance as soon as possible so that staff could take a sigh of relief.

Another member of paramedical staff deployed in emergency ward said high-risk allowance had already been approved for staff nurses of CHK emergency ward, but unfortunately, but were awaiting provincial government response in this regard.

Medical Superintendent MS CHK Prof Muhammad Saeed Qureshi said the JPMC administration were giving the high-risk allowance to paramedical staff since many years, but the Account General AG had still not called lists from CHK administration in this regard.

   

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