De-notifying of COVID19 dedicated hospitals in J&K | SKIMS Bemina, JLNM, SS Hospital among others to be declared non-COVID19 centres

Financial Commissioner, Health and Medical Education, Atal Dulloo, today chaired an officers meeting to review de-notifying of COVID19 dedicated hospitals in Jammu and Kashmir.

The meeting was attended by Director General Planning, Satvir Kour Sudan; Director Health Services Jammu, Dr Renu Sharma; Principal, Government Medical College Jammu, Shashi Sudan Sharma; while Director SKIMS Srinagar Dr. A. G. Ahangar; Mission Director, National Health Mission, Bhupinder Kumar; Director Health Services Kashmir Dr Samir Mattoo; Principal Government Medical Colleges Srinagar, Anantnag, Baramulla, Kathua, Doda, Rajouri, Bemina and other concerned officers participated through video conferencing.

Threadbare discussion was held on details of logistics present in COVID19 care institutions in J&K, district wise isolation beds in Jammu /Kashmir divisions, dedicated COVID19 hospitals (Category-I, II, III) and related issues.

During the meeting, Financial Commissioner took stock of facilities being provided to COVID19 patients and their subsequent recovery from the disease. He also asked for detailed report on COVID19 patients from district hospitals regarding the number of cases reported on daily basis and the trend with respect to the disease.

It was informed that SMGS hospital Jammu, DH of Udhampur, Reasi and Ramban, CHCs Surankote and Chenani, SDH Katra and Associated Hospital Ghagwal Samba would be declared as non-COVID19 centres as these hospitals and health centres are receiving less number of COVID19 patients.

Similarly, in Kashmir division, it was given out that SKIMS Medical College & Hospital Bemina, Super Speciality Hospital Srinagar, JLNM Hospital, Kashmir Nursing Home, District Hospitals of Pulwama, Ganderbal, Kulgam, Budgam and Shopian, CHC Kupwara and Tibiya College Shivanth Bandipora would be declared as non-COVID19 centres.