The Newsfeed

SKIMS opens Drug Counter in COVID Block, extends MRD Counter services at Maternity Hospital

FILE PICTURE

SRINAGAR: The Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) Soura has operationalized a specific drug counter in COVID block for the convenience of patients.

Medical Superintendent SKIMS informed that drug counter has been opened and is functional from today.

He said it was a public demand that the IDB/ COVID block should have separate drug counter.  The drug counter will have all required drugs available and it will be convenient for the patients admitted in COVID block who otherwise had to purchase drugs from main pharmacy SKIMS. The services are hoped to bring relief to the COVID patients for drug procurement.

Further, the SKIMS extended its MRD Counter services at Maternity Hospital. The MRD Counter will now remain functional 24×7 for the convenience of patients.

“The MRD Counter will now remain functional round the clock. Initially it was serviceable only upto 4.00 PM and patients were facing lot of difficulties in getting Registration Cards beyond the hours. In response to public demand the administration addressed the issue on priority, it is hoped to bring relief to the patients”, Medical Superintendent SKIMS informed.

 

Support Ethical Journalism. Support The Dispatch

The Dispatch is a sincere effort in ethical journalism. Truth, Accuracy, Independence, Fairness, Impartiality, Humanity and Accountability are key elements of our editorial policy. But we are still not able to generate great stories, because we don’t have adequate resources. As more and more media falls into corporate and political control, informed citizens across the world are funding independent journalism initiatives. Here is your chance to support your local media startup and help independent journalism survive. Click the link below to make a payment of your choice and be a stakeholder in public spirited journalism


 

The Dispatch is present across a number of social media platforms. Subscribe to our YouTube channel for exciting videos; join us on Facebook, Intagram and Twitter for quick updates and discussions. We are also available on the Telegram. Follow us on Pinterest for thousands of pictures and graphics. We care to respond to text messages on WhatsApp at 8082480136 [No calls accepted]. To contribute an article or pitch a story idea, write to us at [email protected] |Click to know more about The Dispatch, our standards and policies