Press Reporter News Service
Chandigarh, Might 2
The Authorities Multi-Specialty Hospital (GMSH), Sector 16, authorities at this time introduced in strict laws in its Covid ward following a report printed in Chandigarh Press Reporter highlighting the difficulty.
The hospital employees and attendants of Covid sufferers have been directed that no attendant will transfer out of the Covid ward. Additionally they instructed that the household attendant is not going to change in the course of the time his/her affected person is admitted.
Earlier, within the day the attendants have been requested to remain exterior the Covid ward. Nonetheless, some attendants requested they wished to stay with their kin following which they have been allowed. They have been directed to strictly adhere to the Covid-appropriate behaviour like sporting a masks and gloves.
The GMSH authorities reasoned since they have been short-staffed, they may not have sufficient hospital attendants and kin must keep alongside, at the least for previous sufferers.
A authorities financial institution official, whose father is admitted on the hospital, stated, “Within the morning, we have been requested to remain out of the Covid ward. However we requested them to allow us to keep contained in the ward with our kin. At the least one attendant per affected person have to be allowed.
Solely issues like no one goes out ought to be monitored. In any other case remedy is superb right here.”
One other attendant stated, “So many non-Covid individuals staying, consuming and sleeping with the sufferers may have an enormous danger of virus transmission. The hospital ought to have extra attendants to handle issues as they put on PPE kits and take higher medical care. Until yesterday, many contained in the ward have been with out masks and going exterior too.”
Dr Amandeep Kang, Director, Well being Companies, UT, had already stated they have been in need of employees and within the strategy of hiring extra medical doctors and nurses.
The hospital has about 225 sufferers, together with 75 vital.