Minister for Health and Medical Education, Bali Bhagat today paid surprise visit to Rajeev Gandhi Hospital Gangyal and Government Hospital Gandhi Nagar.
The Minister, during his visit to Government hospital Gandhinagar, inspected various units like emergency ward, surgery, ortho, X-Ray, drug store and enquired about the facilities being provided to the patients. He asked the authorities to ensure proper maintenance of all crucial equipments in these vital units for larger interest of the ailing. He also impressed upon them to ensure a complete hygienic environment in the hospital which is pre-requisite for health of the patients. In this regard, he also appealed the attendants to cooperate with the hospital administration as their role matters a lot.
The Minister also interacted with the patients and their attendants and enquired them about the status of services being extended to them in the hospital.
Bali stressed upon the need of ensuring complete transparency and accountability at all levels to upgrade the existing services in the hospital. He directed the medicos and para-medicos to make patient care as their prime concern for upholding the sanctity of this noble profession.
At Rajeev Gandhi Hospital Gangyal, the Minister visited the drugs store and found that all the 68 medicines, which have been brought under the ambit of recently launched coding system, are available in the hospital. He informed that under this new coding system a specific color strip has been embossed on all the medicines available in the Hospital to combat any possibility of black-marketing of these medicines. He said that the Gandhi Nagar Hospital is being equipped with all advanced diagnostic and treatment facilities to cater to the increasing rush of patients and reduce pressure on GMC and other associated hospitals.