Upgraded Recovery unit at LD Hosp opened

Srinagar: Minister for Medical Education, Youth Services & Sports, Mr. Taj Mohi ud Din today inaugurated the upgraded Recovery unit at Lalla Ded Hospital with an added bed capacity of 60. Also the bed capacity of Labour Room has been increased from 40 to 110.

With this the bed congestion at Lalla Ded Hospital has been greatly minimised.

The Minister also inaugurated a gynaecology museum at the hospital. The museum puts on display rare and unusual surgical objects used previously at hospitals. The museum also has on display the instruments and microscopes previously used in surgeries.

Earlier, the Minister also inaugurated a two day Eurogynae Endoscopic Workshop. He appreciated the staff and faculty of the Department for inducting latest technologies and innovations in patient care.

The Minister expressed his desire to make LD Hospital a world class hospital while appreciating the good efforts being put in by the doctors here.  He said he will try to facilitate the availability of all equipment needed for making patient care smooth and successful.

This was the second workshop in six months at the hospital in which latest techniques in Laparoscopy and Histoctomy were discussed.

Later, the Minister convened a meeting of all executing agencies to review the ongoing development works at the hospital. He impressed upon the executing agencies to speed up their works so that patients are benefitted at the earliest.

Commissioner, SMC, Dr. G. N. Qasba, Principal, GMC, Dr. Rafiq Pampori, Medical Superintendent, Lalla Ded Hospital, Dr. Mushtaq and representatives of R&B, JKPCC and other agencies attended the meeting.

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