Ensure medicare facilities to patients: Chib
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, July 11: The Minister for Medical Education, R S Chib accompanied by the Principal, Government Medical College, Srinagar, Dr. Shahida Mir visited the city hospitals including Bones and Joint, Barzulla, Lal Ded and G B Pant to take stock of the medicare facilities being provided to the patients there.
During his visit to Bones and Joint Hospital, the Minister went round various male and female wards and interacted with the patients and attendants. Chib directed the hospital administration to provide necessary medicines, blood, and other vital necessities to the patients suffering from acute ailments. He also asked the Medical Superintendent of the Hospital, Dr. Masoodi to provide meals both to patients and attendants, keeping in view of the prevailing situation in the Valley.
Responding to demands put forth by the people during his visit to various Hospitals, Chib assured that the deficiency of doctors and paramedical staff shall be met with by the recruitment on contractual basis shortly.
The Minister directed for maintaining hygienic environment in and around the hospitals at all costs. He also asked the doctors and other staff members to work with more zeal and dedication during the current circumstances so that the people suffering from various ailments are provided better medicare facilities.
Earlier, the Minister was informed that around 20 surgeries of most urgent nature are being conducted in Bones and Joint Hospital daily, while as 40 major surgeries are performed in LD Hospital.
The Minister also went round Special Care Zone of LD Hospital and inspected the intensive care ward for infants. He asked the Medical Superintendent, Dr. Mohammad Shafi Shah to ensure all possible facilities to this special ward so that the precious lives of infants are given extremely special care.
Later, interacting with media persons Chib said the Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah was keen to provide best possible medicare facilities to the patients in Government hospitals. He appealed to the people to cooperate with the Hospital Administration enabling the staff posted in various hospitals to discharge their duties properly and the patient care is assured in spite of present disturbances. He said the major hospitals of the state were being strengthened with hi-tech equipment, specialized services and sufficient infrastructure.
Lastupdate on : Sun, 11 Jul 2010 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Sun, 11 Jul 2010 18:30:00 GMT
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