Mobilize, gear up in advance for better patient care in winter: DHSK to officials

Directorate of Health Services Kashmir on Saturday issued a circular and urged all officials including chief medical officers, medical superintendents and block medical officers to mobilize and gear up all resources in advance in terms of doctors, paramedics, availability of drugs in sufficient quantity and other things so that patients won’t face any problems in winter months.

“In view of early starting of winter (cold weather) in Kashmir division, all the chief medical officers, medical superintendents, block medical officers are hereby impressed upon to mobilize & gear-up all resources in advance in terms of doctors, paramedics, availability of drugs in sufficient quantity, readiness of fleet of ambulances, ensuring power backup and arrangements in all Government Health Care Institutions across the valley, so that the patients coming to the Health Care Institutions are managed, so as to avoid any referrals to Tertiary Care Hospitals, especially when all the roads remain cut off during snow in valley,” reads a circular issued by DHSK.