No dereliction of duties to be tolerated in hospitals: DC Budgam

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Takes stock of facilities at dist hospital

BUDGAM: No dereliction of duties by anyone would be tolerated in hospitals, said District Development Commissioner (DDC), Budgam Syed Sehrish Asgar on Tuesday on her maiden visit to the district hospital here.
Sehrish visited Aga Syed Yousuf Memorial Hospital Budgam to take stock of the health facilities there being provided to the patients.
She directed the rank and file of the hospital to ensure patient friendly attitude. She directed the concerned to ensure doctors and other staff is punctual and follows the duty roster properly.
She visited different blocks of the hospital including OPD, tuberculosis centre, physiotherapy, operation theater, gynae wards and interacted with number of patients to have firsthand feedback from them about the quality of services being provided.
Laying stress on cleanliness and hygiene, Sehrish urged the medical superintendent to ensure prompt lifting of the wastage from the hospital. She also directed the concerned to ensure proper segregation of hazardous wastes.
While visiting the dispensary block of the hospital, she directed maintenance of registry of medicines available and for uploading of the same on notice board for public awareness.
She further said that efforts are being made to upgrade the hospital as a state of the art institute so that all facilities are provided to the patients under one roof. She said that she would take up the issue of ventilators and opening of generic medicines store with the higher authorities to ensure that all the patient care facilities are available at Budgam hospital.
Sehrish directed the concerned officers to augment facilities and human resources at the sub-district hospitals to minimize referrals from there.
CMO Budgam, Dr G M Dar and medical superintendent, Dr. Deeba briefed the DDC about the functioning of various newly installed machines at Hospital and apprised her of space and staff issues.