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Wednesday, 22 July 2020

KCGMC to restart gynae ward for non-Covid patients

Parveen Arora

Tribune News Service

Karnal, July 21

A day after The Tribune highlighted sharing of beds by two or three women at the gynaecology ward of the Civil Hospital, the authorities today decided to reopen the gynaecology ward of Kalpana Chawla Government Medical College (KCGMC) for better health facilities.

The Director General and Secretary, Medical Education and Research, issued directions to all government, government-aided and private medical colleges which had been made Covid hospitals to start OPD facility with immediate effect.

"I have asked the KCGMC Director to start all super-specialty services, including gynaecology ward, so that maximum patients can avail benefits," said Nishant Kumar Yadav, Deputy Commissioner.

The KCGMC had closed its gynaecology ward after the Covid-induced lockdown, leading to a huge rush of patients at the Civil Hospital. As per sources, the burden on the Civil Hospital would be reduced after reopening of the gynaecology ward at the KCGMC.

from The Tribune

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