Nurses on strike after colleague's death

Nurses at Civil Hospital Sukkur allege doctors negligence resulted in the death of Zahida.

Express July 18, 2011

SUKKUR: Nurses at Civil Hospital Sukkur have gone on strike to protest the death of their colleague due to alleged negligence of doctors, Express News reported Monday.

The deceased nurse Zahida, 28, a resident of Mirpur Mathelo, was running a fever and was admitted at the hospital for treatment.

She died late Sunday night, as a result of which, her fellow nurses stopped working in dissent.

According to the nurses, Dr Javed and Dr Anisa dealt with Zahida’s case irresponsibly which caused her death and are now allegedly transferring her body to Mirpur Mathelo.

Patients at the hospital remain unattended and are facing a hard time due to the strike.


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