Chib reviews functioning of G B Pant hospital
12 beds added
Srinagar, May 22: Minister for Medical Education R S Chib Tuesday chaired a high level meeting of officers of Medical Education, Army, members of Joint Management of G B Pant Hospital and Civil Society to review the functioning of the hospital.
During the meeting, threadbare discussion regarding improvement of the hospital was held. "It was decided that engagement of nurses, sanitation staff, separate accommodation for attendants, gadgets, running of medical shop within hospital premises, deployment of adequate security personnel, introduction of slip system to restrict the free movement of unwanted persons, making functional the Sewerage Treatment Plant, lift, toilets and installation of additional Diesel Generator set would be taken up on priority basis," an official spokesman said.
The Minister was informed that 12 Beds for Pediatrics have been made available at SKIMS- Soura which will be used for critically ill children. "It was also decided that Medical Superintendent, G.B. Pant Hospital, in consultation with Joint Management Committee (JMC) will formulate a proposal for establishment of separate units of Medicine and Surgery in the G.B. Pant Hospital to cater the medical needs of civilian patients residing within the cantonment area," the spokesman said.
This was proposed in the meeting by the elected members of the Cantonment Board.
Chib said that he has discussed the matter of establishment of 200-bedded Maternity Hospital at Jammu and Srinagar with the concerned authorities.
The members of the Joint Management Committee assured the full cooperation in bringing improvement in the functioning of the hospital.
The Minister directed the Principal GMC, Srinagar and Medical superintendent G B Pant hospital for providing quality medicines to children.
Chib said the government is making all efforts for providing improved healthcare facilities to the children admitted in the G B Pant hospital.
Lastupdate on : Tue, 22 May 2012 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Tue, 22 May 2012 18:30:00 GMT
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