Health Dept To Keep Check On Attendants

4 Views

Srinagar: In a bid to contain the spread of deadly coronavirus infection in the healthcare institutions, the department of health on Thursday directed the Chief Medical Officers (CMO) and Medical Superintendents of all District Hospitals to monitor influx of attendants in dedicated Covid hospitals and health centers.

In an order issued by Director Health Kashmir Dr. Mushtaq Ahmad Rather on Wednesday, reads that “Kindly refer to the subject cited above. In this context, as has been directed by the Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir during the course of the meeting held on 17th May 2021, you are directed to monitor the influx of attendants in Dedicated Covid Hospitals (DCHs) and Dedicated Covid Health Centres (DCHCs) under your administrative control by ensuring strict adherence to SOPs / guidelines already circulated in this regard so as to prevent them from getting infected & contain transmission of infection to others.”

“In addition, you are also directed to make sure that the attendants do not manipulate oxygen devices in the health institutions falling under your administrative control and also put in place signages/ posters advocating the hazards of manipulating oxygen devices & increasing flow of oxygen which is deleterious to the health of patients,” The order adds.

Be Part of Quality Journalism

Quality journalism takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce and despite all the hardships we still do it. Our reporters and editors are working overtime in Kashmir and beyond to cover what you care about, break big stories, and expose injustices that can change lives. Today more people are reading Kashmir Observer than ever, but only a handful are paying while advertising revenues are falling fast.

ACT NOW
MONTHLYRs 100
YEARLYRs 1000
LIFETIMERs 10000

CLICK FOR DETAILS


Observer News Service

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

KO SUPPLEMENTS