Chandigarh: Punjab Health and Family Welfare department on Friday handed over the appointment letters to 215 specialists doctors at a function organised at State Institute of Health and Family Welfare in Mohali.
Health Services Director Jaspal Kaur gave away the appointment letters to the newly recruited specialists’ doctors on behalf of Health Minister Brahm Mohindra, an official spokesperson of the health department said here.
He said that among the specialists doctors who were given the appointment letters included 40 doctors specialists of anaesthesia, 23 of paediatricians, 12 of dermatology, 20 of orthopaedics, 14 of pathology, 14 of ENT, 20 of psychologists, 23 of surgery,21 of medicine, 10 of gynaecologists, 2 of TB and Chests,2 radiologists, 8 eye specialists. Similarly, preferences were taken from the 229 MBBS doctors newly recruited doctors for the allotment of stations. These Medical Officers have already were given the appointed letters.
Speaking of the occasion Ms Jaspal Kaur said that strength of the health department has enhanced manifold with the recruitment of the biggest lot of specialist and general practitioners. She said that the government has recruited a record number of staff nurses, multipurpose health workers male and class four employees for the health department.
“We would now be avail to deliver quality health services to the citizen especially to the ruralites,” she said and thanked Mr Mohindra for upgrading the infrastructure and strength of manpower of health department. She said all the doctors have been allotted the stations as per their choice.
Meanwhile, the Minister congratulated the newly recruited specialist’s doctors and exhorted them to work with missionary zeal to wipe off the agonies and pains from the faces of the needy persons.