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HCJP takes notice of out of order ventilators at services hospital Lahore and calls report from chief secretary, Punjab within 10 days

Islamabad, January 19, 2017 (PPI-OT): The Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr. Justice Mian Saqib Nisar has taken notice out-of-order ventilators at Services Hospital, Lahore that reportedly 07 out of 17 ventilators were out of order. The action was taken on reports that hundreds of patients requiring intensive care were suffering due to shortage of ventilators and were using the urgent alternate of Ambo-bag. It was also reported that only three ventilators of ICU children ward were functional.

Taking notice of the issue, the Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan has directed Chief Secretary, Punjab to probe into the matter and submit report within 10 days to verify the position, if all the ventilators are in order or otherwise.

For more information, contact:
Public Relations Officer
Supreme Court of Pakistan
Tel: +92 51 9204184, 9220581
Fax: +92 51 9213452
Email: mail@supremecourt.gov.pk

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