*DC Doda paid surprise visit to Associated Hospital of GMC Doda, takes serious note on non availability of doctors in OPD.* _Directs for cleanliness proper hospital waste disposal, establishment of attendants waiting space and public grievance redressal cell_ *Asks engineering Wing to submit proposal for alternate/ emergency road to the Hospital*

Publish Date : 23/08/2021
Doda, August 21:
Deputy Commissioner (DC) Doda, Vikas Sharma today paid surprise visit to Associated Hospital of GMC Doda early in the morning and took appraisal of working of the hospital and availability of doctors including supporting staff.
He visited the OPD block and inspected the registration counters, Covid testing counter, and availablity of Doctors in the OPD, department wise.
He expressed strong dissatisfaction of non availability of some of the doctors in the OPD. He sought explanation for lackadaisical approach and directed for due punctuality. MS was also directed to make sure  the roster of Doctors is circulated in public and also ensure the Doctors attend OPD on time for patient care.
The DC also directed MS to shift the Covid material from registration counter at OPD block and make the second registration counter operational so that patient may not suffer in getting OPD slip.
While checking the indoor patient block (IPD) DC expressed discontentment on the sanitation of washrooms and general cleanliness of the wards. He instructed MS to deal with cleanliness without any compromise and ensure the same round the clock.
He also asked for 24×7 public grievance redressal cell. He appreciated the Covid related management staff and directed MS to attend to their requirements.
While reviewing the mechanism of Golden cards MS was directed to make the system more transparent and ensure that patients are provided the services hassle free. Additional Deputy commissioner was asked to comprehensively review the arrangements in this regard and to ensure streamlining of this important sector.
MS was further directed to place dedicated team for conducting IEC activities, managing queus and observance of Covid appropriate behaviour in the hospital. 
 Principal GMC was requested to look into the system of referral so as to ensure that the referrals are not unreasonable. MS was directed to beautify the premises and install sign boards, Hoarding depicting government schemes and delivery system.
Further MS was also directed to repair immediately the X-ray machine in Emergency/ Casualty section.The DC further directed to make sure  daily reporting on working of all the equipments/ machines  from all the departments and that effective maintenance contract be ensured for equipments/ diagnostic machines.
DC also inspected the working  of Oxygen Generation plant and parking area.The DC directed the concerned to plan for better management of traffic/ parking space so that the movement of patients, doctors and ambulance doesn’t hamper. While interacting with attendants of the patients he also directed to make sitting arrangements for attendants with due care of  Covid-19 safety protocols.
The DC also paid visit to the dumping yard and directed for regular lifting of infectious and non infectious waste as per the set protocol, besides stressed on cleanliness of in and around of the Hospital without any fail on daily basis. MS was further also directed to re-structure the dumping yard and dump the material on scientific manner.
Meanwhile the DC also checked the feasibility of alternate road to hospital and asked the concerned to make DPR, necessary papers and propose alternate access to the Hospital allignment for linking hospital with Parmaz road.
Among others accompanied the DC are MS Associated Hospital, Tehsildar Doda, DIO Doda besides other concerned.
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