Will not spare anyone involved in creating indiscipline in hospitals: Lal Singh


SRINAGAR: Minister for Health and Medical Education, ARI and Trainings, Choudhary Lal Singh on Thursday said government wouldn’t compromise on discipline and sanitation in state-run hospitals.

“I will not spare anyone who is involved in creating indiscipline in government hospitals,” Singh told doctors and paramedics during an early morning visit at paediatric tertiary care facility – GB Pant Hospital here.

“How would a patient or an attendant know who is he getting treated with. There has to be name plates, proper dress code and proper sanitation in the hospitals,” he said.

The minister inaugurated the 30-bed causality ward at the hospital and hoped that it would mitigate the sufferings of the patients coming to healthcare institute.  

Singh said the quality healthcare would be the “topmost priority” for his department. “If people come to you, they need to be treated well. They should feel the difference,” he said.

 “Patients shouldn’t feel dejected after coming to this hospital. They should come happily and leave happily,”Singh told the officials.

The Minister also directed Medical Superintended, GB Pant Hospital, Dr Shafqat Khan to make necessary arrangements for providing quality healthcare to patients coming to the hospital.

“Make sure patients coming to this hospital gets quality healthcare,” he told the officials.

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