Jammu: ‘Doctor Saab Kahan Hain?’ The Apathy of Govt. Hospitals

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SAMBA: Doctors do not reaches on time at Primary Health Centre Sumb in district samba but the patients faces a many difficulties.

According to the report, people of village Sumb said that the people of village Sumb and it adjoin areas faces many difficulties when they arrived in this health centre. Dozens of village of blcok sumb depend on this PHC. The Health department made a Primary Health Centre in Sumb so the people this area not faces any problem. But that doctors who appointed in said Health centre they do not reaches on time and the patients suffer and wait the doctors in outside the doctor room.

Today morning some patients waiting the doctors in Primary Health centre sumb at 10am but the doctors do not reaches on 10:30am. They also said sometimes Patients have to go to the private clinic for treatment. The village sumb is 14 kilometer from District Headquarter Samba.

Several times when the doctor not reached in the primary health centre sumb Patients force to cover 14 kilometer distance and go to District Hospital Samba for treatment. They demanded to the Deputy Commissioner samba and Chief Medical Officer Samba to surprise visit in Primary Health Centre Sumb so the people did not faces any problem and strict action against that doctor who do not reaches on the time.

One patient namely santosh kumari said that her son girl grip in high fever during the night she was come in hospital for her check up but the doctor not available in the PHC and said she was waiting the doctor for one hour.

One Pankaj Sharma a resident of Sumb Samba said that we have reach in health centre at around 10:30 am today morning but the doctors not present in the health centre. But only two nursing orderly employees present in the premises of Primary Health centre sumb, when we asked to them when will the doctor come they said this is his daily time. He appealed to the officer of the Health department to take a strict action on it so the patient not suffers.

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