Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar today visited the Super Specialty Hospital (SSH) Jammu to review the health facilities available in the health institution for the people visiting the hospital for the medical treatment.
Principal GMC Jammu Dr Sunanda Raina, Administrator Associated Hospitals Jammu SmitaSethi, Director (Coordination) New Medical Colleges Dr Yashpal Sharma, Cardiologist Dr Dharminder Kumar, Deputy Medical Superintendent SSH Dr Deepak Kumar and other concerned officers were present on the occasion.
During the visit, the Advisor went around various wards and sections of the hospital including Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Dialysis Centre, Cardiology and Neurology OPD and others.
At Cardiology and Neurology OPD, the Advisor interacted with the doctors attending the patients and enquired from them about the patient’s inflow on OPD days. Later, he visited the Dialysis Centre where he was briefed by the concerned doctor about the functioning of the centre, type of machines being used and average of patients getting dialysis done at the centre.
He also had brief discussion with the concerned doctors to upgrade the centre by putting in additional machines, other facilities at the centre. He asked for taking up the matter with National Health Mission (NHM) so that up-gradation can be done under any of its programmes.
Advisor Kumar during the visit also interacted with the attendants of the patients and enquired about the status of the healthcare facilities being provided to the patients undergoing treatment at SSH. He asked the doctors on duty to ensure that best possible medical attention is provided to the patients.
He also discussed various other important issues related to the development of the hospital and up-gradation of the existing health facilities with the hospital management.
Later, the Advisor visited the administrative block, conference room and other offices. He enquired form the concerned about the process of digitization of records and other activities aimed at creating patient friendly atmosphere in the hospital.