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Surgeries carried without break at SSH, Div Com told during surprise visit

Div Com Kashmir, P K Pole paid a surprise visit to Govt Super Specialty Hospital in Srinagar on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 (Photo: DIPR)

Srinagar: Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Pandurang K Pole Monday paid a surprise visit to Government Super Specialty Hospital (SSH) Srinagar, with the view to take stock of the facilities made available their by the authorities of GMC Srinagar to deal with the COVID- 19 patients.

Principal and Dean, GMC Srinagar, Professor (Dr) Samia Rashid apprised the  Divisional Commissioner about the  functioning of the hospital with respect to patient care and administration of Chemotherapy, Cardiac and Gastroenterological procedures carried out in the hospital along with the Dialysis facility available for chronic Kidney patients.

She also invited the attention of the visitor towards the Ontological Surgeries which are being carried out in the hospital without any break even during the turbulent times of COVID-19.

The Div Com was informed about the measures undertaken for sanitation standards of the wards and practice of environmental sampling upon the report of Covid-19 positive cases in the hospital.

The Divisional Commissioner also visited the out patients’ department of hospital and interacted with the medical and Paramedical staff. 

He impressed upon the hospital authorities to follow the guidelines issued by the union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, in letter and spirit especially during these emergent conditions of COVID-19. 

He emphasis upon maintenance of physical distance in laboratories and wards of the hospital and implementation of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

While lauding the role of Medical and Paramedical staff in fighting Covid-19, the Div Com urged them to work with more zeal, compassion and dedication while treating the patients.