Srinagar, April 05: In a statement issued by the Directorate of Health Services Kashmir, Medical Officer namely Dr. Shahid Shafi, block Pampore has been suspended who was found absent from his legitimate duty at Sub-District Hospital Pampore by Director Health Services Kashmir.
The said doctor as per the roster was supposed to be on wait and night duty at the said health facility. Taking cognizance of the irresponsible practice of the doctor, Director Health Services Kashmir issued the orders of suspension pending enquiry.
Further, the spokesperson added that a team of officers who visited District Hospital Budgam while observing poor & dismal sanitary conditions of hospital, poor management of Pharmacy and Operation theatres had recommended suspension of employees responsible for mismanagement and unwarranted attitudes.
As such Shabir Ahmed, Sanitary Inspector, Sheetal Singh, Store Keeper and G.M.Raina, theatre Incharge have also been suspended with immediate effect.
The team had made surprise visit to supervise and monitor the patient care facilities extended to the patients in particular during night. The suspendees were found involved in irresponsible and inefficient deliverance of services.
While commenting on the issue, Dr.Kunzes Dolma, DHSK said that the message for others is clear and louder in the interest of patient care.