Thursday, February 27, 2014

Around 60 Major Heart Surgeries Have Been Cancelled In Government Hospitals Due To Strike Of Perfusionists

During the period last Tuesday to Thursday around 60 major cardiac surgeries including By pass  have been cancelled due to the ongoing continuous strike action by Government Hospital Perfusionists   hospital sources said  today(27). the cardio thoracic unit of the lady ridgway children's hospital are among the worst hit hospital units in the country as a result of the strike sources  have added.


Around 34 perfusionists are  participating the said continuous strike launched in Cardio Thoracic Units of  Colombo National.Kandy Teaching , Karapitiya Teaching and ridgway childrens Hospitals by demanding solutions for three of their service demands .

As the Ministry Of Health still turned  blind eye towards the service demands produced by government perfusionists they have decided to continue their trade union action till their demands are meet the government perfusionists union has said.


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