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GMC Jammu de-notifies Psychiatric Disease and Super Specialty Hospital for Covid

Last Updated on June 3, 2021 at 10:15 pm

Authorities of Government Medical College Jammu and Associated Hospital have decided to de- notify Psychiatric Disease Hospital and Super Speciality Hospital Jammu for COVID-19.

As per the GMC authorities, earlier, these hospitals were being used for management of Covid patients. “This arrangement shall be subject to review and all the Sops/guidelines regarding COVID-19 management shall get re-operationalized in case of an increase in COVID-19 patients” the authorities said.

It was informed that earlier, the Principal GMC & AH Dr. Shashi Sudhan Sharma reviewed the Covid-19 situation with Medical Superintendents and HoDs. “After threadbare discussion it was decided that in view of reduction in the number of COVID-19 positive cases to de-reserve these hospitals”. It is expected that the decision shall go a long way in improving non covid patient care.

It is pertinent to mention here that Psychiatric Disease Hospital is already COVID-19 de-notified and would be shifting back to the indoor services and OPD from 4.06.2021, while Super Speciality Hospital would be COVID-19 de-notified from today i.e. 4.06.2021.

Also the COVID wards No 7 and 8 of SMGS hospital and Ward No 15 of GMCH will be denotified to switch over to the Non COVID care also in a guarded and phased manner.