Srinagar: Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Pandurang K Pole Tuesday paid a surprise visit to Government Super Specialty Hospital Srinagar, with the view to take stock of the facilities made available their by the authorities of GMC Srinagar to deal with the COVID- 19 patients.
Principal/ Dean, GMC Srinagar, Professor (Dr) Samia Rashid apprised the Divisional Commissioner about the functioning of the hospital with respect to patient care and administration of Chemotherapy, Cardiac and Gastroenterological procedures carried out in the hospital alongwith the Dialysis facility available for chronic Kidney patients. She also invited the attention of the visitor towards the Ontological Surgeries which are being carried out in the hospital without any break even during the turbulent times of COVID-19.
The Div Com was informed about the measures undertaken for sanitation standards of the wards and practice of environmental sampling upon the report of Covid-19 +ve cases in the hospital.
The Divisional Commissioner also visited the out patients’ department of hospital and interacted with the medical and Paramedical staff.
The Div Com impressed upon the hospital authorities to follow the guidelines issued by the union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, in letter and spirit especially during these emergent conditions of COVID-19. He emphasis upon maintenance of physical distance in laboratories/ wards of the hospital and implementation of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
While lauding the role of Medical and Paramedical staff in fighting Covid-19, the Div Com urged them to work with more zeal, compassion and dedication while treating the patients.