INSPECTION NOTE RECORDLED BY HON’BLE MEMBER SHRI AVINASH RAI KHANNA ON THE VISIT TO Civil HOSPITAL , SANGRUR on 22-08-2009.
1. Emergency Ward.
In Emergency Ward there is a medical O.T. and Recovery Room which were neat and clean at the time of my visit.
2. Dialysis Room
Three machines are fitted for the dialysis of the patients and it is reported that for the last four months 103 patients have derived the benefit of dialysis machines.
3. Capacity of the Hospital.
It is a 100 bed Hospital. At the time of my visit 114 patients were admitted. It has 21 Doctors, 3 ambulances and in Emergency Ward, 14 beds were lying. The Hospital is connected with Hot line and having three generator sets. It has been reported that there is no shortage of electricity in the Hospital.
4. Outdoor Patients
It has been reported that about 500/550 patients come daily as outdoor patients for getting treatment in the Hospital.
5. Toilets and Bath Rooms
These were very dirty. The water was flowing and these were not upto the standard of the Hospital.
Mortuary was also not neat and clean. Although there were two de-freezers, but the same were not in working condition.
6. P.P. Unit
It is 14 bed unit and was neat and clean and it was locked when I visited the Hospital.
7. Labour Room.
There is no provision in the labour room for sitting of the attendants. Although it was full of patients, yet it was still equipped with the instruments. The patients present there reported that they are satisfied with the services/treatment of the hospital.
8. Tele-medicine facility
This Hospital is provided with tele-medicine facility. About 7/8 patients used to come to take the benefit if this facility, but the Hospital does not make advertisement to avail this facility.
9. X-ray Machines and other equipments
There are three units of X-ray, out of which one is portable and two are fixed. Two ultrasound machines are also available in the Hospital, out of which one is portable and another is fixed. The Hospital is also having automatic Film Processor, but there is no C.T. Scan.
There is no Radiologist in the Hospital.
10. Blood Bank
Blood Bank is fully A.C. and 153 units of blood was available at the time of my visit. It has been reported that 60/65% blood is voluntary donated in the Blood Bank. It has also been brought to my notice that Rs.300/- are charged per unit. It has also been reported that if any donor requires blood for his patient, the same is given free of cost by the Blood Bank.
There is a laundry unit in the Hospital.
12. Medical Ward
This ward was not neat and clean as it should be. There was no proper sitting arrangement for the attendants of the patients. There is no drinking water facility for the patients. They have to go to the down-stairs in order to bring the water.
13. Surgical Ward
This ward was also not neat and clean. The toilets and urinals were very dirty. There was no proper sitting arrangement for the attendants of the patients and no drinking water facility was available for the patients and their attendants in the ward.
There was also de-addiction centre in the Hospital.
There are 5 EMOs working in the Hospital.
There are 3 Os in the Hospital, one for eyes, one joint OT and one O.T. for Ortho.
(i) The requirement of the Hospital was that the Hospital can only be kept neat and clean if, for this purpose, a contract is given to some contractor. However, it cannot be kept neat and clean with the staff at present available in the Hospital.
(ii) A Radiologist be appointed in the Hospital.
(iii) Seeing the number of patients, C.T. Scan facility should be provided in the Hospital.
(iv) Proper arrangements for the sitting of the attendants accompanied the patients be also made in the Hospital.
(vi) The drinking water facility be also provided on all the respective floors for indoor patients.
(vii) A blood donor chair is also required to be provided in the Hospital.
(viii) Proper security should be provided in the Hospital for the patients as well as their attendants.
(ix) Proper advertisement should be made to popularize the facility of tele-medicine so that maximum persons could avail the same.
(AVINASH RAI KHANNA)