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SRINAGAR:   Attendants of patient namely from Mansoor Colony, Bemina, Srinagar, who had alleged OT technician of inappropriately touching her barged into operation theatre damaged public property and created panic in the hospital subsequent to the incident on Ist August, 2015.

SKIMS MC Superintendent informed the immediate action was taken against the said employee after the alleged incident who has been put under suspension and inquiry has been initiated by Principal/Director & Ex-officio Secretary to Govt. .The employee has also surrendered before police.

He elaborated the patient who was admitted under MRD. No. 308234 and IPD No. 008647 in the dept. of E.N.T was operated for Tonsillectomy under general anesthesia by the consultant of E.N.T and was under the supervision of Theatre staff up to 3:45 pm. The said patient came out from recovery room and complained against the theatre employee ( O.T Technician) that he has touched the patient in the recovery room inappropriately.

However, despite action by administration and assurance of fair investigation the attendants/ agitated mob doesn’t allow work to continue and continuously harass doctors and  paramedics and other staff at the hospital.

The SKIMS Medical College authorities also brought the matter into the notice of SSP Srinagar & IGP Kashmir.However, delayed action by concerned Divisional Officer, Police Post, Bemina who  was immediately informed about the situation for taking appropriate action  against mob who damaged equipment’s in operation theatre including  USG Machines, monitors  & equipment’s in orthopedic ward and creating unnecessary fear among hospital.  In addition to this, window glasses were broken in O.T and corridor and the mob also abused officials and dragged the officers from their rooms. 

The MS SKIMS MC said the inaction by the concerned divisional officer  further deterioratedthe situation and uncontrolled mob went berserk in the hospital harassed hospital staff and disrupted hospital functioning.As a result the employees went on strike against harassment & demand security. The employees including doctors and paramedics however partially resumed their duties on assurance from police authorities that proper protection will be given to the hospital staff as similar incidents has also been recorded in past and hospital staff feel insecure by uncontrolled mob.

 

 

 

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KUPWARA:  District Legal Services Authority (DLSA) Kupwara in collaboration with Health Department is organizing a Medical Awareness Camp for preventing and treating Cerebral Palsy on August 10, 2015 at Town Hall Kupwara.

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  • ‘Rs 1500 cr each to be provided to each region’

KATHUA: There will be  similar AIIMS for both Jammu as well as in Kashmir  with equal provisions of  infrastructure, funds,  faculty, paramedical staff and facilities , Minister for Health and Medical Education, ARI and Trainings Ch Lal Singh said this while addressing a large number of people at a Public Grievances Redressal Camp held at Kathua, here today.

He said the decision taken by the union government in consultation with State Government is quite clear and was taken keeping in mind the aspirations and necessities of both the regions. He said that process for establishment of AIIMS in Jammu and Srinagar will commence simultaneously with equal provision of funds i.e. to the tune of Rs 1500 crore for each. The process for identifying land for both the premier health institutions will be taken up soon, he said.

During the grievances camp, the people from various tehsils of district Kathua projected their grievances/demands pertaining to drinking water supply, medicare, shortage of rations, road connectivity, electricity   etc. The Minister listened to the grievances of the people patiently and assured that their problems will be mitigated on top priority.

While addressing a large gathering Ch. Lal Singh said provision for better healthcare, education, PHE and road connectivity are the priority sectors of the Government, adding that Government is paying focused attention to upgrade the same. He sought people's cooperation in implementing all Government schemes so that benefits of such schemes reach to the needy.

Health Minister said that state Government is fully aware of the genuine problems of the people and is committed to provide improved basic amenities to them like road connectivity, healthcare, safe drinking water, un-interrupted power supply and better education. Among others Mission Director NRHM Dr. Yash Pal Sharma Ex-MLA Basholi Mrs. Kanta Andotra and large number of people.