Health Dept team pays surprise visit to CHH

September 22, 2015 Off By Web Desk

KARACHI: On the directives of Health Minister Sindh Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar, a special team of health department paid surprise visit to Civil Hospital Hyderabad and Bhittai Hospital Latifabad.

During the visit, Medical Superintendent Civil Hospital Hyderabad Wajid Memon said that an ICU with the cost of Rs 130 million was being constructed to facilitate the patients. Team visited emergency, cardiac, orthopaedic, medical, and some other wards at the hospital and observed that over all condition was good, but there was shortage of medical staff and due to unchecked visitors and surrounding encroachments, there is a threat to the safety of the patients and staff as well.

While Medical Superintendent Bhittai Hospital Dr Mohammad Aslam Shaikh told the team that the upgradation of casualty block was completed and late comers and absent staff was being checked.