The Professions Supplementary To Medicine(PSM'S) attached to government hospitals have decided to launch a two day island wide strike on next Tuesday (18) and Wednesday(19) by demanding solutions for 10 of their service demands. PSM'S compromising Government Pharmacists,Radiographers,Medical Laboratory Technologists(MLT's) ,Physiotherapists and occupational therapists are due to participate this two day strike according to Joint Council Of Professions Supplementary To Medicine.
However PSM'S attached to Castle Street Maternity Hospital,De Soyza Maternity Hospital,Cancer Hospital Maharagama,Lady Ridgway Children's Hospital and Sirimawo Bandaranaike Memorial Children's Hospital will not participate this strike due to humanitarian reasons the joint Council has stated.
The PSM's have demanding solutions for 10 service demands including increase of their allowances,recruiting unemployed graduates of professions supplementary to medicine and implementing delayed promotions of grade 1 PSM'S .
Thursday, December 13, 2012