As many as 52 doctors serving at the PGIMS have tested positive for the virus up to few days back. The doctors at departments of Anaesthesia and gynaecology at the premier institute are among the worst affected.
Dr.R.S Dahiya, Professor, PGIMS Rohtak (Retired) email@example.com
The five-star services of private hospitals hit the national headlines when VVIPs are admitted for treatment but for a layman government institutions like PGIMS Rohtak come to help when he needs treatment.
The role of Public sector health services in facing the covid 19 pandemic is prime as compared to Private sector.
The Doctors, Nurses and other staff are facing the challenge in a big way and may be facing struggles with the problems of supply of equipment and availability of staff as per needs.
They never stepped back in performing their duties professionally for the common man.
As many as 52 doctors serving at the PGIMS have tested positive for the virus up to few days back.
The doctors at departments of Anaesthesia and gynaecology at the premier institute are among the worst affected.
Besides doctors, as many as 17 health workers of PGIMS, including staff nurses, operation-theatre technicians, bearers and sweepers have also tested positive for COVID-19, as per media reports.
Besides all this, the doctors and other staff are doing a great job on telephone to reach out maximum benefit to laymen for addressing their grievances.
Treatment @ Rs. 5 Only
The treatment of a covid -19 patients is free at PGIMS Rohtak. One needs to spend only Rs 5 on his OPD card. Most of those who come to avail the facilities of PGIMS Rohtak are from rural areas.
This is in contrast to the expenses borne by VVIPs in the private sector whose costs run in lakhs.
A big salute to all Corona Warriors serving for the public cause.
The state government needs to look into the issue of providing extra budgets for covid 19 management so that the public sector may be strengthened. PGIMS Rohtak is a Tertiary-Level Health Services structure.
Many clinics on different branches of each department are being run such as-Endocrinology clinic, pain clinic, arthroplasty, arthroscopic,spine clinic,Orthodox oncology, haemato clinic, thalassemia clinic, copd clinic,epilepsy clinic,glaucoma clinic etc.
The medicines and several tests are done for free for the patients who come from modest family backgrounds.
The people of rural areas hold the doctors of PGIMS Rohtak in high-esteem and praise them for operating selflessly and professionally with perfection. However, the premier institute got bad press in recent years due to stray incidents wherein the credibility of the doctors were challenged but given the high amount of pressure and environment of a government setup such things bound to occur sometime.