Swine Flu ward established at Chest Diseases Hospital

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SRINAGAR: The Government Chest Diseases Hospital, Dalgate, Srinagar, has been made fully functional for treatment and management of H1N1 (Swine Flu) patients.

This was informed by Principal and Dean, Government Medical College Srinagar, Prof. Rafiq Ahmad Pampori,

Facilities like Isolation Ward and Intensive Care Unit with necessary ventilator support services have been made available in the Hospital. Besides, Chest Diseases Hospital has a full-fledged oxygen bank with all necessary infrastructural facilities for the patients.

The Hospital will provide round the clock specialist services to the patients (24×7) suffering from Swine Flu like symptoms. Besides, the lab for H1N1 detection is being established on war footing basis in the hospital.

The patients with Swine Flu symptoms are advised to approach the Chest Diseases Hospital through main gate while as sick patients will enter the Hospital through other site i.e. U.N.O office gate.