- Health Minister Dr. Balbir Singh held a meeting to strengthen the infrastructure of health services in government hospitals – the plan for the renovation of Mata Kaushalya Government Hospital is ready, the new state-of-the-art emergency will be dedicated to the people from September 1
- Mata Kaushalya Government Hospital renovation plan ready, new state-of-the-art emergency will be dedicated to people from September 1
Patiala, August 18:
Health and Family Welfare Minister Dr. Balbir Singh held an important meeting at Mata Kaushalya Government Hospital here to strengthen the infrastructure of health services in government hospitals. On this occasion, he said that the Punjab government under the leadership of Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann will give a new look to Mata Kaushalya Hospital under the priority given to education and health. He said that from September 1, a new and state-of-the-art emergency facility will be dedicated to the people.
The Health Minister said that Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann’s dream is to provide people with better health services and immediate medical assistance in times of emergency near their homes, so apart from big hospitals like Rajindra Hospital, community health centers including district hospitals. Emergency services are also being strengthened. He said that while strengthening the emergency health services, the new ICU, trauma theater at Mata Kaushalya Hospital along with Nikku and Picku centers for new born children will also serve the patients.
The Health Minister also discussed about making the new building for Badshahpur Hospital and the old building of Nabha Hospital ultramodern and new by renovating the old building of Nabha Hospital with consistent branding, painting, signage, Ott Center and Lab. He reviewed the progress of work on parking and new office for Civil Surgeon Patiala including Mata Kaushalya Hospital.
Dr. Balbir Singh ordered the officials of concerned SMOs, Chief Architect, Public Works Department, Punjab Health System Corporation, Punjab Mandi Board and Public Health etc. departments to speed up the work and said that under the leadership of Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann There is no dearth of funds to strengthen the state’s health services.
On this occasion, Principal Secretary of Health and Family Welfare Department Vivek Pratap Singh, MD of Punjab Health System Corporation. Pardeep Agarwal, Deputy Commissioner Sakshi Sahni, Director Health Department Dr. Adarshpal Kaur, Dr. Dr. Sudhir Verma, Civil Surgeon. Dr. Raminder Kaur, Medical Superintendent. Jagpal Inder Singh and other officials were also present.
During the meeting, Dr. Balbir Singh emphasized the need for concerted efforts to revamp the health care infrastructure in the region and directed the officials to speed up the process of modernization of the hospital’s patient care facilities. He said that along with OPD and emergency sections, beautification of the hospital, waiting area, help desk, parking facilities and solar panels should be expedited.
The Health Minister also emphasized on upgrading patient-friendly healthcare facilities such as modular operation theatres, sewage systems and sanitation in hospitals to provide better healthcare experience to patients. He said that under the leadership of Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann, there is no dearth of funds to upgrade the health care system of patients in government hospitals.
Dr. Balbir Singh said that under the initial phase, a comprehensive approach including aesthetic improvements and branding has been prepared to create a patient-friendly environment at four government hospitals: Patiala, Faridkot, Sangrur and Dhuri hospitals.
On this occasion, Colonel JV Singh, Balwinder Saini, ADC. Anupreeta Johal, SDM Dr. Ismat Vijay Singh, Civil Surgeon Dr. Raminder Kaur, Dr. Jitendra Kansal, D.M.C. Dr. Jaswinder Singh, Dr. Sumit Singh along with other officials were present.
Photo Caption- Health Minister Dr. Balbir Singh holding a meeting at Mata Kaushalya Government Hospital.