Lahore: The Punjab government has decided to recruit new doctors keeping in view stubbornness of young doctors who left the patients and people of Punjab to suffer for the sake of their vested interests, The News Tribe has learnt.
Sources said that the Shahbaz Sharif government had decided to sack the protesting doctors and ordered Punjab Public Service Commission to recruit new doctors and compile lists of applications those were pending.
The sources said that the government is bracing itself for the potential resistance from the doctors and might call in Army Medical Corps in the local hospitals.
Young doctors in Punjab often remain on strikes like laborers to get their demands met without realizing how much the patients suffered.
Several patients died during the last strike of the Young Doctors’ Association and the government’s latest move is likely to be supported by the people of the province.