Shortage of beds at hospitals affecting treatment of sick children

PESHAWAR: Shortage of children beds at government hospitals has been affecting the health of patients requiring specialised care as they are being referred from district hospitals to medical teaching institutions unnecessarily, according to paediatricians. They said that referral of children from different districts caused shortage of space in tertiary care hospitals in Peshawar. Pakistan Paediatrics Association (PPA) wants the district level hospitals not to refer … Continue reading Shortage of beds at hospitals affecting treatment of sick children