Printed on Mon Jul 04 2022 2:22:48 AM

DGHS orders unregistered hospital to be shut down within 72 hours

National Desk

All unregistered private hospitals, clinics and diagnostic centres will be shut down within 72 hours, says the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

The local administration and law enforcement agencies will carry out drives to close down these unregistered healthcare organizations, reads a notice from the DGHS following a virtual conference regarding supervision and monitoring of private hospitals and clinics.

Also, organizations that have been registered but the registration has not been renewed will be given a fixed time for renewal, exceeding which will lead to shut down of that organization as well.

If anyone except registered doctors is present during administering anesthesia and assisting in the operation theatre, the license of that organization as well as those involved will be revoked, adds the statement.


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