Kanpur Commissioner Inspects GSVM Medical College, Find Serious Discrepancies
Kanpur, June 17 (TNA) The district administration of Kanpur has begun some serious work to improve the facilities and public services at the GSVM Medical College in the city, an official said on Thursday. Following directives of chief minister Yogi Adityanath, a team of 7 ACMs & an ADM were randomly visiting the medical facility for the past two weeks. They have now given detailed report of the facts.
As a follow up measure, Divisional Commissioner Raj Shekhar conducted a surprise check of the emergency department, General Medicine on Wednesday. It was observed that in emergency the department doctors (Senior Residents & Junior Residents of Surgery, Orthopaedic, General medicine , Public Relation & Emergency Medical officers (EMO) are to be present round the clock on 8 hourly roaster.
It was found that the senior residents of Surgery were not attending to emergency since last many days. Even the list of junior doctors on duty on that particular time are not available in the emergency department. No signatures were found on the daily attendant register nor on the inspection register.
The Commissioner interacted with the attendants and family members of many patients and took feedback of the functioning of the admission and treatment. The bureaucrat also visited the general medicine department wards and interacted with doctors, nurses, patients and their attendants.
It was found that few medicines and consumables are being prescribed by the Junior or senior residents to the attendants of the patients to get it from market when they are available in the Medical store of GSVM.
The prescription is not written on the proper Letter pad or format . It’s just written on a piece of paper & that too without signature, Name , designation of Doctors & date of the prescription.
The Commissioner thereafter directed the principal of the medical college to suspend the concerned pharmacist immediately and to set up enquiry against the Chief Pharmacist for negligence and poor supervision. A show cause notice to the Incharge officer of the drug store and supplies was also called for for poor monitoring and supervision.
He also called explanation of the HoD of Medicine Department for the prescription of medicines from outside and also for not following protocol for prescription of medicines from outside by the senior and junior residents.