Srinagar, Oct 11: The authorities here on Tuesday ordered shifting of entire CD Hospital to GB Panth Hospital Sonwar Srinagar.
According to an order by Principal Government Medical College here, existing Chest Diseases Hospital shall be utilized as communicable/Infectious Diseases Hospital and in the later stage may be kept for Drug De-Addiction center also, if need arises.
Before shifting the CD hospital to GB Pant, the Principal GMC has ordered assessing of the functionality of all vital aspects by Medical Superintendent Chest Disease Hospital and HOD Pulmonary & Respiratory Medicine Chest Diseases Hospital Srinagar.
“The existing Chest Diseases Hospital shall be utilized as communicable/lnfectious Diseases Hospital and in the later stage may be kept for Drug De-Addiction centre also, if need arises,” the Principal said in the order.
Pertinently on September 16, the Health & Medical Education Department of J&K government ordered shifting of entire pediatric services of GB Pant Hospital Srinagar to newly constructed 500 Bedded Children Hospital Bemina here in the interest of seamless patient care.
The government had also accorded sanction to continuation of Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology and Surgical Services along with dispensaries/commercial services at GB Pant Hospital Srinagar as per the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).
Consequently, the government had also ordered shifting of Chest Diseases Hospital Srinagar to the GB Pant Hospital Srinagar by Principal Government Medical College, Srinagar.