Srinagar : Minister for Medical Education, Youth Services & Sports, Mr. Taj Mohi ud Din today inaugurated the Neuro surgery ward at SMHS Hospital today.
With this an important super specialty has been added to SMHS for which the patients earlier had to go to either SKIMS or outside the State. The neuro surgery ward is also equipped with fully equipped operation theater.
The services of renowned neurologist of the Valley, Dr. Afzal Wani have been requisitioned for supervision of the ward.
During his visit to the hospital today, the Minister also inaugurated an ultra modern physiology lab for post graduate students. The lab is having integrated computerized diagnostic system whereby all the physiological parameters of a patient would be examined at a time.
The Minister asked the hospital administration to immediately fill all the vacant positions of junior nurses and Female Multipurpose Health Workers immediately on the analogy adopted by the GMC, Jammu.
Mr. Taj also visited the under construction Biochemistry lab and directed making it like the Physiology lab.
The Minister also visited the triage unit of the casualty and took stock of the medicines and facilities available there. He appreciated the arrangements put in place to save precious human lives.
Principal, GMC, Srinagar, Dr. Rafiq Pampori, Medical Superintendent, SMHS Hospital, Dr. Nazir, Medical Superintendent, Lal Ded Hospital, Dr. Mushtaq, senior faculty and other officers accompanied the Minister.