BARAMULLA — Syed Abid Rasheed Shah (IAS), Administrative Secretary of the Health and Medical Education Department, issued a stern warning on Saturday, stating that any doctor found practicing at a private clinic between 10 am and 4 pm will face disciplinary action.
Dr Syed Abid Rasheed Shah conveyed this message while speaking to a local news agency about reports of doctors engaging in private practice during their scheduled duty hours.
He underscored the importance of doctors prioritizing their responsibilities within government hospitals to ensure optimal patient care.
Emphasizing the department’s commitment to monitoring doctor activities during working hours, Dr Shah asserted that stringent measures would be implemented to enforce compliance.
Doctors discovered practicing at private clinics during designated government service hours will be subjected to severe consequences, he affirmed.