Secretary Health conducts late-night visit to LD Hospital
SRINAGAR: Secretary of Health and Medical Education, Dr Syed Abid Rasheed Shah, today paid a surprise late-night visit to Government Lalla Ded Hospital, Srinagar and assessed the healthcare services besides inspecting different units of the institute.
The secretary visited the casualty Ward and took an appraisal regarding the patient care and inflow of patients, management, various health interventions being given to the patients, security arrangements and other related aspects. He also inspected the Hospital Canteen and interacted with the attendants of patients and sought their feedback on facilities available in the hospital.
Dr. Abid Rasheed also inspected doctors’ rooms, and sanitary section and directed for upkeep and maintenance of hygiene in the establishment. He interacted with the doctors on duty and enquired about the health status of various patients admitted to wards.
He called upon the medicos and paramedics to work with utmost dedication and devotion towards ensuring the best patient care. He exhorted upon them to provide enhanced healthcare facilities to the people visiting the hospital with kindness and compassion.
Dr Abid Rasheed emphasized that the health sector is one of the topmost priorities of the government and numerous innovative measures are being taken up to provide the best of the services to the people.
The secretary also discussed several issues being faced by the hospital.
He directed the R&B officers to complete ongoing works in the Hospital within a fixed timeframe.
Principal GMC, Dr. Tanveer Masood, Medical Superintendent LD Hospital, Dr. Muzaffar Jan, DMS, Dr. Maimoona Gul, HoU Syed Masooma Rizwi and concerned faculty members were also present.