Oyo suspends health workers for unprofessional conduct
OYO State Government, through the chairman of the Oyo State Hospital Management Board, Dr. Gbola Adetunji, has suspended a medical officer and nursing officer discovered to have been involved in unprofessional conduct.
The two officials were suspended after a meeting of the management at the weekend in Ibadan, following their diversion of a patient to a private facility for emergency surgery.
In a statement, Dr. Adetunji, informed that the suspended duo were petitioned by a relation of the said p atient and that the management investigated and found them culpable.
The statement read: “The Oyo State Hospital Management Board has suspended two medical officers for diverting a patient to a private facility for surgery.
“This decision followed an investigation of a petition received from an affected relation of the said patient. “Further investigation is continuing by the Disciplinary Committee of the board.
The board warned health workers in the state to continue to be professional and law-abiding, saying it would not condone any untoward act that can bring the state health sector into disrepute.