Thursday, December 12, 2013

Health Authorities To Reduce The Nursing Staff In Government Hospitals

The Ministry Of Health has planning to restrict the Nursing Staff attach to Government Hospitals to 20,105 from 26,000 through the new service minute of Government Nurses introduced recently according to All Ceylon Nurses Union .As there is a severe shortage of nurses in government hospitals at present ,numbering around 30,000 health authorities should have increase the number of nurses instead of reducing them in view of improving the patient care in hospitals union has said.

All Radiography Tests Performs In Government Hospitals Were Canceled Today(12) Due To A Tarde Union Action

More Then 500  Radiography Tests including C T Scan ,X Ray ,MRI  and Angigramme Tests due to perform in Government Hospitals today(12) have been canceled due to the one day sick note campaign launched by Radiographers according to hospital sources.thousands of patients due to undergo these tests have faced severe difficulties due to this situation sources revealed.

As Radiographers attach to Maharagama Cancer Hospital too involved in this  sick note campaign for the first time in history all radiography tests due to perform  for Cancer Patients too have been canceled .

Around 550 Radiographers attach to Government Hospitals have participated this sick note campaign which due to be concluded tomorrow(13) morning by demanding to stop recruiting Advanced Level Passers to the training of Radiographers and filling the shortage of Radiographers in Government Hospitals through the Radiography Graduates passing out from government universities.

As a protest to the decision taken by Health Ministry to recruit Advanced Level Passers for the training of Radiographers the Government Radiographers Union has unanimously decided not to train them at Government Radiography Training School.

Ministry Of Co Operatives And Internal Trade To Register All Milk Powder Company Stores

The Minister of Co operatives and Internal Trade Johnston Fernando has instructed his Ministry Secretary today(12)to issue a special gazette notification stating the registering of  all stores belongs to the  Milk Powder Companies  at  Consumer Affairs Authority with immediate effect.the minister has also instructed the secretary to include  a special provision in the said gazette to   enable the  authorities to inspect stores of Milk Powder Companies during  24 hours a day .

It has been learn t that the Minister Johnston Fernando has taken this decision to register all milk powder company stores to avoid of
creating an artificial shortage of Milk Powder in the market by Milk Powder Companies .

However the Government Medical Officers Association(GMOA) has stated that a shortage of Milk Powder Products in the market is a great help to  improve  the health of child and adults.

FRANCE CRIPPLED BY BIGGEST STRIKE IN YEARS

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