It is always dark at the foot of light house, has been proved right at female trauma centre of Government Multi-Specialty Hospital (GMSH-16). Heaps of waste at trauma centre has made it breeding ground of infection. On one hand UT Health Department propagates of clean and hygienic conditions at sensitive areas, an on other hand sewerage waste extracted out of under construction toilet poses threat to patients undergoing treatment.
Heaps of rubble inside Female trauma ward at the GMSH 16 is causing more trauma among the patients admitted in the ward. Waste product is emitting foul smell thus exposing patients to infections.Patients are complaining that sometime they are unable to breathe because of filth caused by ongoing construction work.“I am having breathing problem since the time construction work has started. Many other patients and their attendants are facing these same problem, “said Kashiram one of the attendants whose wife is admitted in ward.“My daughter met with an accident and from past one week she has been admitted here, from the time the construction work has started no-one has really come here to clean up rubble which is now causing foul smell,”said another patient attendant who wished to remain unnamed.
As always hospital staff members denied the charge and said the beds of patients have been shifted.Besides this the patients also complained that only one toilet is left for use as the other is getting renovated and because of which men and women are using the same toilet.Efforts to contact hospital Medical Superintendent, Vandana Gupta could not materialise as neither she picked up the phone nor she reverted to messages.
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