"The mandate to re-engineer the appointment system and redesign of the physical environment and internal space available at the OPD
helped minimize the patient wait time and congestion.
There are around eight cabins in the OPD
section, where over 12 doctors consult patients in shifts.
'Currently, the system is in place in 70 per cent of the OPD
at the 1800-bed hospital but we are in the process to cover all the outdoor patients and streamline the investigation and treatment services,' he said.
"Emergency facility is available for anyone and OPD
is free for all.
At PIMS OPD
is conducted six days a week in Plastic Surgery, Urology, Neuro Surgery, General Surgery, Cardiac Surgery and Burn Surgery.
has a seven-storey building, out of which 3 floors are made functional while remaining building would be handed over to the hospital administration within next few months.
'Government has decided to resume OPD
service from Saturday and anyone who created hurdles would be dealt with iron hand,' warned Shaukat Yousafzai, Provincial Minister for Information KP.
The sources said the YDA leaders on Friday night disseminated a message for the teaching faculty at Services and their colleagues that if any of them dared to run OPD
or attend patients, he/she would be responsible for 'dire consequences.'
All support services, including pharmacy, radiology, and laboratory (phlebotomy), will be available during OPD
SIALKOT -- OPD
patients suffered heavily as they were denied treatment by protesting doctors and paramedics at the Government Allama Iqbal Memorial Teaching Hospital for the fifth consecutive day on Monday.
HYDERABAD: The Liaquat University Hospital (LUH) has launched the evening Outdoor Patient Department (OPD
) service in order to facilitate the patients especially those visiting from other cities of Sindh.