Chief Secretary Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Nadeem Aslam Chaudhry visits Hayatabad Medical Complex Peshawar

Chief Secretary Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Nadeem Aslam Chaudhry visited Medical Teaching Institution Hayatabad Medical Complex (MTI-HMC) Peshawar here on Friday where he reviewed services at the OPD, Accident, and Emergency, Radiology Department, Patient Facilitation Center, and various other wards. He met the patients and attendants and inquired about the facilities and challenges. On the occasion of the visit, the Chief Secretary met the hospital administration and medical staff where he was given a detailed briefing on the facilities provided in the hospital, development issues, and financial resources and constraints. Commissioner Peshawar Division Muhammad Zubair Khan, Hospital Director Dr. Shahzad Faisal, Medical Director MTI-HMC Prof. Dr. Shahzad Akbar, Nursing Director Awal Khan, Director Finance HMC, and other officials were also present on this occasion. The Chief Secretary expressed his satisfaction with the facilities and quality care provided to the patients in the hospital and said that both the hospital and the patients are benefiting due to Institution Based Practice (IBP). He said that there is a need to work on other models to better facilitate the increasing number of patients in the OPDs of the hospitals so that the hospital can focus more on the in-patients. Chief Secretary Nadeem Aslam Chaudhry said that measures will be taken to remove the challenges faced by the hospital due to financial difficulties, and the non-opening of LCs, and the matter will be taken up with federal institutions. Chief Secretary Khyber Pakhtunkhwa also discussed matters related to the demands of doctors and said that efforts should be made to solve the problems of both doctors and patients on a priority basis.