Doctors boycott OPDs after brawl with health minister in Peshawar | Pakistan Today

Doctors boycott OPDs after brawl with health minister in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: Doctors across Khyber Pakhtunhwa on Wednesday announced to boycott outpatient departments (OPDs) in government hospitals after a brawl between KP Health Minister Dr Hisham Inamullah Khan, Khyber Teaching Hospital (KTH)’s Board of Governors (BoG) Chairman Dr Nausherwan Khan Burki and doctors at the KTH.

According to details, Dr Hisham Inamullah Khan and Dr Nausherwan Khan Burki visited the hospital on Tuesday during which doctors organised a protest to get their demands fulfilled. The situation soon turned ugly after the minister’s guards manhandled the protesting doctors, resulting in a brawl. The doctors accused the health minister of torture as one of their colleagues was allegedly injured.

KP Chief Minister Mahmood Khan took notice of the incident and summoned a report of the incident.



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