Monday, July 13, 2009

Cancer Hospital Nurses And Health Ministry Is In War

The Nursing Staff attached to the Maharagama Cancer Hospital In Sri Lanka restricted the Giving Chemo Therapy to Cancer Patients citing Lack of Nursing Staff for the Job,Poor Facilities inside the Wards and lack of Protective Equipment.The Chemo Therapy treatment is resricted to 300 Patients a day out of 500 Patients who ware administered this treatment earlier.

Meanwhile The Director General Of Health Services Dr.Ajith Mendis said that the Ministry Of Health decided to recruit 69 new Nursing Officers to the Cancer Hospital in the places of those who are not administering the Chemo Therapy to the Patients.

Government Proffessions Supplementary To Medicine To Launch An Island Wide Strike

Five Categories belongs to the Professions Supplementary To Medicine(PSM) of Government Hospitals decided to launch an Island Wide Token Strike on this Thursday(16) over Six of their Professional Demands according to the Joint Federation of the Professions Supplementary To The Medicine.These demands including the appointing of Grade One and Special Grade officers of the PSM and paying the Over Time Allowances recommended by the Wimal Jayantha Committee.

The Pharmacists,Radiographers,Medical Laboratory Technologists,Physiotherapists and the Occupational Theraphists are the categories that launch an Island Wide Strike.However the PSM officers attached to the Maharagama Cancer Hospital,De Soyza Maternity,Castle Street Maternity and Lady Ridgway Chidren's Hospital in Colombo not particapating the Strike due to Humanatarian Reasons Joint Federation stated.

Public Viewing Gallery Of the Colombo Air Port To Be Re Open

The Public Viewing Gallery of the Katunayaka Bandaranaika International Air Port in Colombo which was closed due to security reasons few years ago to be open from 01st of August according to the Head of the Air Port Management Mr.H.S Hettiarachchi.