Pakistan: Nurses accuse hostel director of harassment

The nursing staff of Qazi Medical Complex, Nowshera, on Saturday accused the director of women hostel of harassing them.

Addressing a press conference here, president nurse association Fazal Mulla and others alleged that director women hostel of Qazi Medical complex Dr Hamzullah had got removed the head nurse of the hostel and replaced her with the most junior nurse. They alleged that the director had also appointed an under-matriculation person as the oxygen supervisor.

On the occasion, a nurse named Parveen alleged that the director had received Rs4 million of two years salary without performing his duty in the hospital.

She said they would start agitation if Dr Hamzullah did not change his attitude with nurses. She called for launching a departmental inquiry into matter.

However, director Dr Hamzullah denied all allegations and said he never sacked any nurse from any post. He said removal of the head nurse was a decision taken by a committee.

Published in Dawn, August 19th, 2018

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