Health Secretary pays surprise visit to IMHANS, inspects functioning

Srinagar: Secretary, Health and Medical Education, Dr Syed Abid Rashid Shah, today paid a surprise visit to the Government Psychiatric Diseases Hospital (IMHANS-K), Srinagar.

He took a round of the hospital along with the HoD Psychiatry, Professor Mohammed Maqbool Dar, Professor Arshad Hussien and Medical Superintendent, Dr Ajaz Ahmed Baba and visited various sections like the Crisis Management Area (Casualty), Wards, OPD, ECT, Chronic Wards, MRI and other units and reviewed the functioning.

The Secretary interacted with the faculty, resident doctors and the staff besides the patients and attendants  and asked them regarding the status of patient care facilities available in the hospital. He also sought feedback from the patients and attendants regarding shortcomings, if any, in working of the hospital.

Dr Abid Rashid also reviewed the functioning of 24×7 Telemanas Counselling Center and was briefed about its functioning by Nodal Officer Telemanas, Professor Arshad Hussein.


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