Welfare trustees visit Wokha district hospital
Dimapur, Nov. 15 (EMN): Members of a welfare committee for patients in Wokha visited the district’s hospital on Nov. 14, and interacted with medical personnel and patients there concerning various issues and problems they face. The Rogi Kalyan Samiti led by member of legislative assembly Dr. Chumben Murry, and Wokha’s Deputy Commissioner Dr. Manazir Jeelani Samoon visited Dr. Motsuo Memorial District Hospital Wokha, updates informed on Nov. 15.
The Rogi Kalyan Samiti, or Hindi for ‘patient welfare committee,’ or similarly a hospital management society, acts as a group of trustees for hospitals to manage the affairs of the hospital.
The purpose of the visit was to interact with the medical officers pertaining to service delivery and to examine the problems they face when performing duties. Some of the issues included shortage of manpower, equipments, and staff quarters etc., the updates stated.
Murry was said to have spoken about the importance of communication between the physicians and the patients which he said plays a vital role in the examination and treatment process. He suggested a meeting to review deaths to analyze cases and take corrective measures. Besides, it can be for record keeping, he was quoted as having said.
The legislator assured support and any assistance that the hospital may need to develop and improve the health facility.
During the visit, Deputy Commissioner Dr. Samoon talked about the Ayushman Bharat-National Health Protection Mission. Every household that has been included in the beneficiary list should benefit from the programme, he said besides mentioning publicity programmes for citizens to obtain the health insurance scheme.
The administrator assured the hospital’s staffs full security and support from the district administration for their safety and for smooth working of the hospital. The medical officers and doctors of the institution also spoke about their grievances, the updates added.