MGM Hospital to streamline functioning of its wings

Staff Reporter

WARANGAL: The Hospital Development Society (HDS) of Mahatma Gandhi Memorial (MGM) Hospital, which met here on Wednesday, decided to streamline the functioning of several wings in view of increased demand from public.

Chairing the meeting, Zilla Parishad Chairperson L. Dhanvanthi said to begin with, the out patient wing would be entrusted to a doctor of resident medical officer rank and more medicines would be kept at his disposal to meet the growing demand.

In view of the frequent breakdown of machinery at X-ray and scanning wings and other important laboratories at the MGM, it was decided to fix the responsibility on individuals manning them. In view of shortage of doctors, the society decided to take up the issue with the State Government for sanction of additional posts or for the time being, engage specialists on contract basis with the available funds at its disposal.

It was also decided to take up with the State Government issues such as a nursing college and upgradation of cobalt unit.

On the shortage of drinking water at the MGM Hospital, Mayor E. Swarna, who was present at the meeting, agreed to ensure four more drinking pipe line connections for the benefit of patients hailing from all over the Telangana region. The Chairperson said a proposal for Rs. 2.5 crore had been sent to the State Government to conduct open heart surgeries at the hospital.Legislator B. Saraiah, district Collector K. Damayanthi, MGM Superintendent C. Raghuram, Kakatiya Medical College principal Venugopal, society member Sampath Rajaram and others were present.

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