In the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, in a major initiative for improving patient care, the Government Medical College Administration has started OPD services in Nuclear Medicine.
OPD will operate in the Department of Regional Cancer Centre initially twice a week i.e. on every Monday and Wednesday. The consultation will be provided by Dr. Sudhir Sharma PG in Nuclear Medicine from Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai. It will provide relief to the poor patients coming to Regional Cancer Centre at Government Medical College in Jammu. It provides for the advanced investigations like PET Scan, Thyroid Scan, Bone Scan, Kidney Scan without which no Tertiary Care Centre is complete.
As per the GMC Administration, State Cancer Institute equipped with the state of the art diagnostic equipment, including PET scan machine costing 15 crore rupees is coming up at the Super Speciality Hospital. More trained people with expertise in Nuclear Medicine would be recruited to further improve the patient care.
Recently, the Administration started Dialysis Services for COVID-19 patients, Counseling and Follow up Clinics for the post-COVID persons, Upgradation of wards, Installation of Liquid Oxygen Plant and successful launch of COVID Vaccine Programme.
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