Smart phones are strictly prohibited in hospitals in KP

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The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) government has prohibited the use of mobile phone by all the health officials during working hours.

The initiative was taken by the provincial authorities after a couple of filed complaints regarding the patients’ care and the doctors’ divided attention

“All staff (Doctors/Nurses/Technicians and other technical staff in Medical Line) working in hospitals of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are hereby or ordered to avoid using smartphones and Internet during official hours,” the notification issued by the health ministry read.