PESHAWAR: Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa fitness branch has suspended health facility director and scientific director of Khyber teaching sanatorium following inquiry into alleged malpractice that led to amputation of the hand of a diabetic patient.

in keeping with the inquiry ordered by means of fitness Minister Dr Hashim Inamullah Khan, KTH health center Director Dr Nek Dad Khan and clinical Director Dr Roohul Muqeem failed in appearing their responsibilities professionally.

As consistent with file Hangu’s Ahmed Faraz, a diabetes affected person, became admitted to clinic’s medical Unit A.


The affected person’s own family blamed that the cannula for the intravenous drip were wrongly placed in patient’s hand due to which contamination spread and it needed to be amputed.

fitness Minister taking observe of the incident formed an inquiry committee on November 16, 2018. The committee concluding its document said that educational and expert protocols and SOPs weren’t taken into consideration while rendering medical remedy to the affected person. Loss of trendy healthcare, health facility, professional skills of paramedics, well timed choice-making and technical and management faults have also been recognized due to which Faraz lost his hand.

As in keeping with some other notification the director of unbiased monitoring unit Dr Shehzad Faisal has been appointed as sanatorium director of Khyber teaching clinic and associate Professor Dr Muhammad Shoaib has been surpassed over the additional duty of clinical director. 

published inside the specific Tribune, January 27th, 2019.