Mamata asks state-run hospitals not to refuse patients
Kolkata: Aiming to change the state of affairs
in five state-run hospitals in the metropolis, West Bengal
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday directed them to give a
fillip to services and to ensure no patient was turned back.
Banerjee, who holds the health portfolio, at a meeting with
the superintendents of the five medical colleges and hospitals
and principal secretary (health) M N Roy, directed that
premises should be spick and span.
"The chief minister called for stepping up efforts to
improve hospital services, increase the number of beds,
complete pending work and that no patient was refused
admission," superintendent of state-run NRS medical college
and hospital L K Ghosh told reporters after the meeting.
Ghosh said the chief minister expressed dismay at the
condition of state-run hospitals and asked the superintendents
to ensure that the premises were as clean as temples and
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