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| 20 February, 2018

New directive in Kuwait for sick leaves endorsed by public clinics and hospitals

Leaves not to be approved when endorsed by public clinics and hospitals

Image used for illustrative purpose.
Doctors and nurses wait outside the Salmaniya Hospital for any injured people to be brought in from riots in Sitra, east of Manama, March 15, 2011.

Image used for illustrative purpose. Doctors and nurses wait outside the Salmaniya Hospital for any injured people to be brought in from riots in Sitra, east of Manama, March 15, 2011.

REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed

KUWAIT CITY: Education Ministry Undersecretary Dr Haitham Al-Athari issued a directive to all workers in public schools and educational districts regarding sick leaves endorsed by public clinics and hospitals, reports Al-Anba daily.

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According to the directive, the public schools and educational districts should not approve sick leave applications endorsed by public clinics and hospitals without going through the Public Medical Council.

 

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