Jammu and Kashmir News
SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 18: Minister for Health and Medical Education, ARI and Trainings, Ch. Lal Singh Friday issued a directive over use of ambulances by officials of Health and Medical Education department.
The Minister said critical patients including expectant mothers may face inconvenience due to unavailability of ambulance services in time of need. He added instead officers’ concerned and medical staff across all health institutions should put in an extra effort to ensure hassle free and quality healthcare to patients.
Meanwhile, the Minister issued an order directing officials not to misuse ambulances available in hospitals for patient use. “I have taken serious note of the matter and anybody found violating norms or misusing ambulances shall be dealt with strictly,” he said. He also sought a compliance report from all the concerned heads of health institutions across the state.