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2 clinical labs in Srinagar sealed for operating in violation of norms

Last Updated on February 3, 2024 at 10:45 pm

District Administration Srinagar today evening undertook a surprise inspection of various Clinical establishments operating in the City in order to ensure proper regulation and operationalization of Clinical Establishments in Srinagar District 

The inspection was carried out on the directions of the District Magistrate (DM) Srinagar, Dr. Bilal Mohi-Ud-Din Bhat to stop mushrooming growth of ill equipped pathological/ microbiological laboratories and other clinical establishments lacking in infrastructure and technical expertise.

The inspection team headed Deputy CMO, District Health Officer, ZMO accompanied by Tehsildar concerned undertook a thorough inspection of various clinics in Hawal and Nowshera areas of the District during which the inspection teams found infirmities and deficiencies in some centres.

During the inspection 02 clinics were sealed who found violating norms and laid guidelines. 

Speaking regarding the drive, the District Magistrate Srinagar, stressed on intensifying such inspections of the clinical establishments in Srinagar to ensure that such establishments are running according to laid down guidelines and regulations to the best satisfaction of the patients. 

The DM urged the medical practitioners in the private sector, chemists, and druggists to strictly follow the guidelines, norms and medical ethics while discharging their professional duties and responsibilities. 

He also asked the Health Department to conduct frequent inspections to ensure that the rules in vogue are followed in letter and spirit by these medical establishments. 

The DM stressed on ensuring upto mark health care facilities to the people and said patient care is the top most priority of the Administration.