Minister of State for Medical Education (Independent charge) Sharad Jain undertook surprise inspection of Hamidia Hospital on Wednesday. He inspected OPD, ENT, cancer units, plaster room, ophthalmology chamber, blindness removal centre, dental room, surgical ward, gynaecology centre, cardiac diseases department, ICU, blood bank, swine flu ward, maternity ward and hospital’s kitchen. It was informed that after demolishing old building on the premises of Hamidia Hospital, 3 towers of 11 storey each of new super speciality hospital (2000 beds) will be constructed and completed by year 2020. Jain said that in difference to wish of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, health services have been improved in the state during last 5 years. Efforts are being made to further improve them. He informed that free medicines and paramedical tests are being made available in State’s Government hospitals.
Superintendent D K Pal informed that, about 25-30 persons are donating blood daily in the blood bank and blood is being made available to 100-120 patients daily. Minister Jain met 10 years old boy Krishnapal from Berasia, who is being provided one unit blood per month due to anaemia. He enquired family members of the boy about hospital arrangements and they expressed satisfaction.
It was informed that, at present 150 students are imbibing education in Gandhi Medical College. From next year, 100 additional students will imbibe education. Jain said that, better facilities are being provided to patients in the hospital. The State Government is concerned and ensuring better health facilities for all citizens. DME G S Patel, Dean Gandhi Medical College Dr Ulka Shrivastava, Dr Sanjeev Gaur and Dr Rashmi Dwivedi were present during inspection.
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