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  • Folk song competition held in Peshawar

    PESHAWAR: The first singing competition to revive Tapay (Pashto folk song) — titled “Ya Qurban” — has been held in which contestants from across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have taken part...

    Ali Jan (Janan), a youth from Peshawar, won the first prize of Rs300,000, Nabila Wadood of Malakand division got the second prize of Rs200,000 and Zarnosh from Mardan the third prize of Rs100,000...

  • Artists launch Dil Sey Pakistan song

    ISLAMABAD: Various artists launched a new song, complete with a video, titled Dil Sey Pakistan on Wednesday at the National Press Club to celebrate 70 years of independence...

    The video starts with a scene from a mela where artists are singing the song and features a student of Army Public School Peshawar, Aakif Azeem...

  • Overseas Pakistani doctors willing to join LRH

    PESHAWAR: Scores of highly qualified specialists from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, working abroad, are likely to join Lady Reading Hospital Peshawar within a month, according to officials...

    “More than 50 doctors currently based in Europe and the United States have shown interest to work in the province’s biggest hospital,” Prof Nausherwan Barki, chairman Board of Governors, LRH told Dawn...

  • LRH to be made model health institution: Imran

    PESHAWAR: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chairman Imran Khan has said that a US-based Pakistani doctor has been working on a plan to improve performance of the Lady Reading Hospital, Peshawar, within three months...

    Mr Khan, who reached LRH along with his wife Reham Khan without protocol on Tuesday, told reporters that he stayed away from coming to see the victims of the rainstorm on Monday on the advice of the doctors as the VIP visits...

  • Minister orders repair of faulty ACs at LRH

    PESHAWAR: Minister of State for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali on Wednesday directed immediate repair of the faulty air-conditioners at the surgical ward of the Lady Reading Hospital...

    The minister issued the directives to the Pesco chief executive during his visit to the hospital to enquire after the injured of the mini-cyclone which hit Peshawar and adjoining central districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Sunday...

  • LRH using new technology for attendance, care management

    PESHAWAR: The Lady Reading Hospital, a public sector medical teaching institution of the provincial capital, is taking measures to fully apply the Radio Frequency Identification technology introduced three months ago to ensure the attendance of staff members and effective patient care...

    “Though already there in developed countries for years, the integrated technology is a new thing to Pakistan...

  • Two briefly held as LRH doctors continue hunger strike

    PESHAWAR: The police briefly detained two protesters on Wednesday as the young doctors of the Lady Reading Hospital continued with their hunger strike against what they called the ‘government’s apathy towards their demands for financial incentives and protection for them, reversal of the devolution of the Postgraduate Medical Institute, and payment of stipend to trainee medical officers...

    Dr Gulab claimed that Dr Waqas was taken to...

  • LRH top officials held responsible for mistreating transgender person

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa health department has asked the Board of Governors of Lady Reading Hospital to take action on the findings of an inquiry conducted into the alleged mistreatment of a transgender person, Alisha, who died of gunshots on May 26 at the hospital...

    They said that government wanted the BoG of LRH to implement the recommendations of the inquiry...

  • LRH staff boycott duty over their manhandling

    PESHAWAR: Doctors and paramedics on Friday announced boycott of duties at the Lady Reading Hospital here until the government provided proper security to them...

    Speaking at a news conference at the press club here on Friday district nursing association’s representative Bakht Bibi, Young Doctors Association’s Dr Amjad, Provincial Doctors Association’s Dr Javed Iqbal and others rejected the allegation that an injured bus driver had...

  • Committee report fails to pin responsibility in Alisha's death at LRH

    PESHAWAR: The provincial health department committee constituted to probe the death of Alisha failed to pin responsibility for her death in its report released Thursday...

    The five-member committee constituted by the provincial health department at Lady Reading Hospital (LRH) to investigate allegations of negligence by doctors and paramedics as the cause of Alisha's death remained split over assigning responsibility...

  • Patients suffer as LRH doctors go on strike

    PESHAWAR: The patients went back untreated from Lady Reading Hospital on Tuesday as doctors at the biggest health facility of the province went on strike to protest the alleged violence of paramedics against their colleagues...

    No patient was operated upon or examined by the doctors at LRH owing to the internal row of doctors and paramedics over the possession of a newly-built hostel...

  • Patients need to show identity cards for treatment at LRH OPD

    PESHAWAR: The administration of Lady Reading Hospital has made it compulsory for patients to show their Computerised National Identity Cards while visiting the outpatient departments of the medical teaching institution, according to sources...

    “We have made it compulsory for patients to display CNICs at OPD because we want to collect a data regarding the patients, who are coming to LRH directly from their districts...

  • LRH professor granted service extension in violation of rules

    PESHAWAR: The administration of public sector Lady Reading Hospital has granted extension in service to head of gastroenterology department a day after his retirement in violation of the prescribed law...

    “Whereas on attaining the age of superannuation on April 17, 2020, Dr Aamir Ghafoor, professor of gastroenterology, will continue to work as professor of gastroenterology at LRH with effect from April 18, 2020,” a notification issued...

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