Workers crunch, emergency companies hit at Gidderbaha Civil Hospital
Gidderbaha/Muktsar, Feb 9
The civil hospital in Gidderbaha, adjudged first within the sub-district hospital class within the state within the ‘Kayakalp’ programme of the Well being Division and bagged Rs 15 lakh money award in 2019, is now struggling to run its emergency medical companies.
The companies are depending on a employees nurse from 3 pm to eight pm every day. The hospital is dealing with acute scarcity of medical doctors, each specialists and emergency medical officers.
Presently, this hospital has simply two emergency medical officers and considered one of them is on go away. Within the current circumstances, one physician is named on deputation from the civil hospital at Badal village. They’re doing emergency obligation for 13 hours at night time from 8 pm to 9 am every day on alternate days.
The emergency companies are being run by the specialists in from 9 am to three pm every day. Additional, this sub-divisional hospital presently has simply two specialist medical doctors — one is an otolaryngologist and one other an orthopaedist. The hospital doesn’t have any gynaecologist, paediatrician, dermatologist, ophthalmologist, psychiatrist, surgeon and normal doctor.
On this, Dr Rashmi Chawla, Senior Medical Officer (SMO), stated, “There may be acute scarcity of medical doctors – each specialists and emergency medical officers – at this hospital. We’re in some way working the hospital. The emergency companies are affected within the night as we don’t have any physician out there.
“Now we have posted a employees nurse to care for the emergency companies within the night. She will’t carry out the duties of a health care provider, however offers first support to the sufferers or refers them to the civil hospital in Muktsar or Malout.
“Towards the sanctioned posts of seven emergency medical officers, we simply have two emergency medical officers posted right here. Additional, we’ve got simply two specialist medical doctors. Moreover, we’ve got one anaesthetist, who comes thrice per week right here. Additional, we’ve got one pathologist,” stated Chawla.
No physician in night
There may be an acute scarcity of medical doctors – each specialists and emergency medical officers. We’re in some way working the hospital. The emergency companies are affected within the night as no physician is accessible. — Dr Rashmi Chawla, SMO