Minister of State for Health Aseia Naqash today pledged to shift patients with serious injuries outside the state.
This assurance was given by her during her visit to the SMHS Hospital here to review the condition of patients who have suffered injuries during the ongoing situation in Kashmir.
An official statement said that accompanied by Medical Superintendent of SHMS Hospital, Dr Nazir Ahmad Chaudhary and other senior doctors, Naqash interacted with a number of patients hailing from different parts of the Valley who have been admitted at the Hospital with different injuries.
The Minister particularly inquired about the condition of patients at the hospital who have suffered injuries in their eyes.
The hospital administration informed that there has been a huge influx of patients with injuries over the last 13 days, who are being treated free of cost.
During her interaction, the Minister assured the patients that the State Government, under the Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, will provide them best quality treatment so that they can recuperate quickly and return to normal lives.
"Government will leave no stone unturned in providing you best quality treatment," she told the patients, "We will shift those of you requiring specialized treatment outside the state, if required."
The Minister also praised the staff, who have been serving free meals, clothing and drinking water to the patients as well as their attendants at the hospital.