J&K: Financial Commissioner inspects healthcare facilities in Baramulla
In a recent visit to healthcare facilities of Baramulla district in the Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir, Financial Commissioner, Health and Medical Department, Atal Dulloo took stock of the medical facilities being provided to the patients.
He was accompanied by Dr Samir Mattoo, Director Health Services, Kashmir and other senior officers.
The visit started from Primary Health Centre, Tarzoo Sopore, where 20-bedded hospital is functioning. Facilities of X-Ray, ECG and Laboratory are being provided to the patients; besides, Oxygen and drugs are available in sufficient quantities. The hospital was seen observing good hygiene with regular functioning of OPD. The Financial Commissioner also interacted with healthcare workers and appreciated their work.
The Financial Commissioner also visited upcoming Nursing College at Old campus SDH Sopore and directed the executing agency to finish pending works of the building within fixed timeline, so that classes start functioning from next academic year.
Atal Dulloo also took a detailed round of sub-district hospital Sopore and visited ICU, OT block and other sections of the hospital. Director Health Services, Kashmir apprised him about the recently upgraded facilities provided to the patients, which include ICU ventilators, Colour Doppler USG, Computerized Radiography System, high-end laboratory with fully equipped automatic analyzers, physiotherapy and a registered Blood Bank. He also apprised the Financial Commissioner that 128 Slice CT Scan shall be shortly installed.
During an interaction with a delegation, the Financial Commissioner assured that DNB courses will be started in SDH Sopore, which will not only improve patient care, but will go a long way in upgrading the infrastructure and availability of skilled manpower.