Health and Family Welfare Minister Sudip Roy Barman today informed the media that the GBP hospital would soon going to expand its medicine ward with more 80 beds.
Speaking to the media persons in the sidelines of his inspection visit at GBP hospital, he said, the condition of GBP medical ward is not so impressive. Almost every day, patients the number of patients is being increasing and the lack of proper infrastructure is purring an extra load on the doctors and health staffs, he added.
Once, he added, the psychiatric ward and other wards which are now installed in the same building of medicine department get shifted to the new building, the expansion will take place.
The Health Minister, who paid visit to the central lab and the adjacent wards of the GBP hospital along with director of Health Services JK Debbarma also said, today’s visit, is just for inspection purpose. I have visited almost all the wards, blood bank and central laboratory. There is nothing regarding complaints or response it is my duty to monitor the functioning of the hospital, Barman Said.
He also expressed his anguish over the lack of cleanliness and directed the officials to ensure cleanliness. “It is true due to heavy rush of patients, it becomes quite difficult to maintain the hygienic condition of the hospital but being a health institution it is necessary to maintain so. I have discussed the matter with concerned officials and I hope it will be sorted out”, he said.
Later on, he had also interacted with the patients admitted in various blocs of the hospital for feedbacks. He also inquired after the health conditions of political workers who sustained injuries during the re-polls yesterday.