Uttarakhand : The women’s wing of Base Hospital, Haldwani, is all set to be upgraded so that more facilities can be provided to the patients.At a meeting of the management committee of the hospital held recently under the chairmanship of District Magistrate Shailesh Bagauli, it was decided that a new ultrasound machine will be installed at the hospital. A spacious waiting room will also be built for the attendants of patients.
Taking up the matter pertaining to sanitation problem at the hospital about which repeated complaints are being received by the management, Bagauli has asked the authorities to issue a final warning to the contractor to mend his ways failing which steps would be taken to replace him.Besides, officials of the Jal Sansthan have been told to repair the sewer line within a week. During the course of the meeting, it was decided that the data pertaining to the patients, their diseases, treatment and billing be stored in computers.
An amount of Rs 15.37 lakh for Women’s Hospital and Rs 20 lakh for Base Hospital have been sanctioned for various works over the next three months.
With Haldwani and its periphery being the most thickly populated areas, the resources at Base Hospital are always under constraint. Besides, there is a constant flow of patients from other hill districts. People from the rural areas, where health facilities are in a bad shape, prefer travelling all the way to Haldwani for their