Newly constructed Psychiatric Hospital starts functioning

Minister for Health and Medical Education, ARI and Trainings, Ch Lal Singh today dedicated the newly constructed Psychiatric Hospital building to the people.
Newly constructed Psychiatric Hospital starts functioning
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Minister for Health and Medical Education, ARI and Trainings, Ch Lal Singh today dedicated the newly constructed Psychiatric Hospital building to the people.

The 102-bedded hospital completed at a cost of Rs 17.59 crore has Out Door Patient (OPD) facility, laboratory, dispensary, occupational Therapy unit, Health and Education, ECT, ICU, and other allied facilities such as meeting hall, social workers/counseling hall, store, drug store, isolation room, special room and toilet blocks.

Member Legislative Assembly,  Sat Pal Sharma, Principal, Government Medical College and Hospital (GMC&H), Jammu, Dr. Ghanshyam Gupta, Director Health Services, Jammu, Dr. Baljeet Singh Pathania, Project Director, Aids Control Society, Dr. Mohan Singh, Medical Superintendent, Psychiatry Disease Hospital, Dr. Osmani,  besides Head of Departments, Medical Superintendents, medical and paramedical staff members were present on the occasion.      

While Speaking on the occasion, the minister exhorted upon the Medicos and paramedicos to work with dedication to provide quality medicare to the patients. 

He said that the professional ethics should be strictly adhered to and asked doctors to render the public service with highest degree of responsibility and commitment towards the society.

Singh   stressed upon punctuality in the hospitals and warned that any connivance with private hospitals will be dealt with sternly.

Ch Lal Singh said that health has been flagged as priority sector  and concerted efforts are under way to open new health centers in far-off and remote areas of the state to improve healthcare system.

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