Srinagar: The Chief Secretary, Dr. Arun Kumar Mehta on Monday directed the SMHS administration to optimally utilize the available human and material resources for treating Covid and non-Covid patients and ensure that high-quality medical care is provided to patients round-the-clock.
Mehta along with the Financial Commissioner, Health and Medical Education Department today visited SMHS hospital on Monday and took stock of medical facilities being provided, especially to COVID patients, an official spokesperson said. During the visit, he said, the Chief Secretary inspected various medical wards and checked availability of necessary equipment and other facilities at the tertiary hospital.
“The Chief Secretary also reviewed the status of bed occupancy and availability for isolation and treatment of COVID patients; oxygen demand and supply, and duty roster of medical professionals to cater to COVID/non-COVID patients,” the official spokesperson said.
“The hospital administration was directed to optimally utilize the available human and material resources for treating COVID and non-COVID patients and ensure that high-quality medical care is provided to patients round-the-clock,” he added.
The official spokesperson further said that the Chief Secretary further directed doctors and paramedical staff to make frequent check-up rounds to monitor patients’ health conditions and take timely measures to prevent health deterioration of critical patients as a part of a robust healthcare system.
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