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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