Doctors told to serve with dedication
Deputy Chief Minister Dr T Rajaiah exhorted the government doctors to work with dedication for providing quality health care services to the poor.
- Dy CM Rajaiah stays overnight at Godavarikhani govt hospital
- Sanctions Rs 1 crore for maintenance
- Expresses displeasure over implementation of Aarogyasri
- Warns of action against erring health staff
Ramagundam (Karimnagar): Deputy Chief Minister Dr T Rajaiah exhorted the government doctors to work with dedication for providing quality health care services to the poor.
Rajaiah spent a night in government hospital at Godavarikhani. He went to the hospital on Sunday night and stayed there till Monday.
Rajaiah inspected the hospital premises, medical equipment and other facilities at the hospital and interacted with patients.
He gave health advices to the patients, held a review meeting with doctors and sought their opinion for improving facilities at the hospital. Speaking to the reporters on Monday, Rajaiah said that Godavarikhani hospital registered the highest number of maternity cases next to Bhadrachalam government hospital. He expressed displeasure over the implementation of Arogyasri scheme in the hospital. He said that corruption allegations against Anaesthesia doctor in the hospital will be inquired and action would be taken. He announced Rs 1 crore for the maintenance of the hospital.
The Deputy Chief Minister said that a medical college and multispecialty hospital would be set up in the town if Singareni and NTPC extended help.
He reiterated there was no shortage of funds for supply of medicines and other equipment to the hospitals. He warned the doctors that severe action would be initiated against them if they resorted to corruption. On Sunday, Rajaiah laid foundation stone for development works in Ramagundam Assembly constituency. Ramagundam MP Somarapu Satyanarayana, Peddapally MP Balka Suman, Mayor Konkati Lakshminarayana, Ramagundam ZPTC Kandula Sandhya Rani and others were present.