The Five professions belongs to Professions Supplementary To Medicine (PSM) to day said that they will with draw from night duty of all the Government Hospitals from 15th of this month if the authorities did not take any action to grant them On Call and Telephone allowances with immediate effect.
If the Health Secretary is not respond positively to their demand during the discussion to be held with him on 11th of this month the professions will stopped performing night duty in Government Hospitals from 15th according to the President of the Joint Council Of Professions Supplementary To Medicine (JCPSM) Mr.Harendra Kuruppu.
Addressing a Press Briefing held in Colombo today Mr.Kuruppu has said that the five Professions Supplementary To Medicine "The Pharmacists",Medical Laboratory Technologists.(MLT),Radiographers,Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapist should have given 100% salary increase through this year's budget proposals.
This years Budget Proposals are due to presented to the Parliament on 21st of November.