Friday, March 16, 2012

Government Hospital PSM'S Re Launched Their Strike

The government professionals  of supplementary to medicine (PSM) have  relaunched their suspended island wide strike this morning after the talks held yesterday (15th) between  their trade union officials  and Health and Treasury authorities over the PSM'S 10 service demands ended up without a proper solution.The PSM compromising government pharmacists,Medical Laboratory Technicians (MLT's),Radiographers,Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists relaunched their strike action  around 8 a.m today by withdrawing even emergency services at  government hospitals according to sources.

Due to this strike issuing of drugs to opd and indoor patients ,performing blood and urine tests and taking x rays and CT Scans in government hospitals are halted and tens of thousands of patients are under went severe hardships according to hospital sources.

Earlier The Joint Council Of Professions Supplementary To Medicine who  launched an  island wide continuous strike action on Tuesday(13) had temporarily suspended their strike action  yesterday morning to facilitate the talks held with authorities . 

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