Bhubaneswar: Odisha Authorities at this time wrote a letter to authorities of all state-run hospitals directing them to make sure that sufferers visiting the services are handled solely by designated healthcare personnel.
Within the letter Extra Chief Secretary PK Mohapatra requested Administrators of Capital Hospital and Rourkela Authorities Hospital (RGH), all CDMOs and PHOs and Superintendents all Authorities Medical School and Hospitals to be sure that care is taken to not interact any non-healthcare personnel in aiding the treating docs or paramedics within the technique of therapy.
The path got here following media experiences of a safety guard allegedly being engaged to measure blood stress of a affected person resulting from non-availability of docs at a Authorities hospital in Hinjili of Ganjam district.
Mohapatra clarified that the matter has been enquired into and it’s revealed that the on-duty physician measured the BP of the affected person and the safety guard was solely serving to in binding the cuff of the BP instrument. Although that was not a part of his task, it sends a flawed and deceptive message concerning healthcare companies being supplied within the state.
The Authorities has taken critical be aware of the incident and due care ought to be taken to make sure that such incident just isn’t repeated in any state run healthcare facility, the senior official stated within the letter.