Sunday, August 24, 2014

Government Hospital PSM'S To Launch Island Wide Continuous Strike From Tuesday(26)

The Professions Supplementary To Medicine(PSM's) attach to Government Hospitals throughout Island wide have decided to launch an island wide continuous strike from 8 a.m this Tuesday by demanding six of their service demands.

According to the Joint Council of Professions Supplementary to Medicine(JCPSMS) around 5000 PSM'S consisting of  Government Pharmacists,Medical Laboratory Technologists(MLT's) ,Radiographers,Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists will participate this continuous strike .As a result issuing of drugs through OPD(Out Door Patients Department) Pharmacies,Performing Blood and Urine Tests,Radiography Tests including C.T Scan,MRI and X Ray Tests, Physiotherapy and occupational Treatment will be badly affected.

However the PSM's attach to Lady Ridgway Children's ,Castle Street Women's ,
De Soyza Women's  and Cancer Hospital in Colombo and Sirimawo Bandaranaike Memorial Children's Hospital in Peradeniya will not participate this strike due to humanitarian reasons the secretary of the JCPSM Mr.Saman Jayasekera has said.

This strike will be launched by demanding solutions for  six service demands of PSM'S including implementing  delayed service promotions of PSM'S and recruiting PSM Graduates who have completed their internships to government hospitals JCPSM Secretary has stressed."We gave health authorities two weeks time  to provide solutions for the demands .but they have failed to respond up to now " he has further said.

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