SRINAGAR, JULY 04- Minister for Health and Medical Education, ARI and Trainings, Ch Lal Singh today visited G B Pant Hospital and took stock of healthcare facilities being provided to patients there.
The Minister was accompanied by Principal, Government Medical College, Srinagar, Dr. R. A. Pampori, Medical Superintendents of G B Pant and Lal Ded Hospitals, Dr Kaiser Ahmed and Dr Mushtaq Ahmed Rather and other officers and hospital staff.
During the visit, the Minister went around various wards and sections of the hospital including intensive care unit. He also interacted with the patients and their attendants and enquired about the status of the ealthcare facilities being provided to the new born babies and other children undergoing treatment. He asked the doctors on duty to ensure that best possible medical attention is provided to patients.
The Minister also asked the hospital management to help facilitate free medical care and tests for all such patients who are poor and not in a position to bear the expenses.
The Minister directed the medical superintendent to conduct frequent rounds to check cleanliness in the wards and other sections of the hospital. He also warned the staff against unauthorized absence from duties.
The Minister also took stock of the repair work going on in the hospital for damage caused by floods. He asked the concerned to expedite the said work so that it is completed at the earliest. He also asked the hospital authorities to submit the DPRs for various works that are required to be carried out in the hospital.
Stressing on maintaining dress code, he asked the senior doctors to set an example for the junior staff in this regard.
2015 Kashmir Despatch