Provide free medicine, transport to patients: Chib
Srinagar, Aug 20: Minister for Medical Education, R S Chib today said the management of all the associated hospitals of Srinagar city hade been directed to provide free food, conveyance and above all free medicines and other pathological facilities to the poor patients.
Interacting with media persons after conducting inspection of B&J and SMHS Hospital to enquire about the welfare of indoor patients and also to take stock of the availability of medicines, he said the Principal Government Medical College, Srinagar and Medical Superintendents of these hospitals had been authorized to make purchase of essential medicines from the market for the patients of emergency in case the medicine are not available with the hospital.
He said there were sufficient stocks of medicines and allied equipment with the associated hospitals and the Government was making all out efforts to equip the hospitals with all necessary items including manpower and machinery.
Earlier, Chib accompanied by Principal GMC and additional Deputy Commissioner inspected B&J Hospital and SMHS on the directions of Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah.
The Minister also met the doctors on duty and checked their attendance. Chib expressed satisfaction over the working of doctors and paramedics. He however cautioned that the dereliction of duties shall not be tolerated by the Government as the medical profession is closely related to the sufferings and woes of ailing masses.
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