HPVT dedicates 24*7 wheelchairs,patient trolleys at SKIMS
Srinagar, July 11: In a significant development aimed at providing assistance to patients at SK Institute of Medical Sciences, Soura, the Help Poor Voluntary Trust (HPVT) on Monday dedicated 20 patient trolleys and 10 wheelchairs at the Accident & Emergency Unit of the hospital.
Director SKIMS, Dr (Prof) Showkat Ali Zargar inaugurated the “round-the-clock free service” in the presence of eminent doctors, paramedical staff and others.
“A five member HPVT staff unit will run this 24*7 service of providing the wheelchairs and trolleys to the patients,” said HPVT President Farooq Ahmed Bhat.
Speaking on the occasion Director SKIMS hailed the HPVT for providing the free service to the people as it would “help the tertiary care hospital in providing much needed succor to the ailing people particularly those affected due to accidents and other traumatic conditions.”
Dr Zargar urged the people to ensure discipline while availing facility and cooperate with HPVT staff for smooth and speedy service.
Pertinently the HPVT is already running similar 24*7 services at SMHS, Hospital since April this year.
Later talking to greater Kashmir the HPVT President appealed the people to assist ferrying of patients at the hospitals.
“Though five of our staff members will be available for the job, still anyone who finds that some patient needs assistance in movement should voluntarily help them,” he said.
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