KPHRA Seals OTs Of Private Hospitals Due To Unavailability Of Blood Bank, ICU Facilities

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KPHRA seals OTs of private hospitals due to unavailability of Blood Bank, ICU facilities

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Health Regulatory Authority (KPHRA) Wednesday sealed six operation theaters (OT) of private hospitals owing to unavailability of required facilities of Blood Bank and Intensive Care Unit (ICU).

ABBOTTABAD,(UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 12th Sep, 2018 ) :Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Health Regulatory Authority (KPHRA) Wednesday sealed six operation theaters (OT) of private hospitals owing to unavailability of required facilities of Blood Bank and Intensive Care Unit (ICU).

Under the directives of Supreme Court of Pakistan and provincial government, KPHRA raided several private hospitals of Abbottabad to check availability of Blood Banks and Intensive Care Units (ICU) and found six OTs where doctors were performing minor and major surgeries without these facilities.

KPHRA ordered all private hospitals to immediately establish blood banks and ICUs and said private hospital would not be allowed to work without establishing ICU and blood bank facility.

OTs of six hospitals of Abbottabad including Musharaf Hospital, Shifa Hospital, Al Syed Hospital, City Hospital, Orush Hospital were sealed by KPHRA.

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