The Fact News Service
Nawanshahr, October 12
Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar once again topped the list of 23 districts of the state under the Government of India’s “Swachh Bharat Rejuvenation Program”. District Hospital Nawanshahr has once again bagged the first position in the state for the year 2019-20 under the Government of India’s Transformation Program for providing safe, quality and best health services.
Deputy Chief Minister and Health Minister Punjab O P Soni has appointed Dr. Civil Surgeon on behalf of the Government of India. Gurinderbir Kaur and Deputy Medical Commissioner Dr. Harpreet Singh was awarded the first prize of Rs. 15 lakh for District Hospital and Rs. 1 lakh for Sub Division Hospital Balachaur. About 75 per cent of the prize money would be spent on the infrastructural development of the respective health institutions, while 25 per cent would be distributed to the hospital staff as a reward to encourage them to provide more quality facilities.
Earlier, District Hospital Nawanshahr has won the first prize of Rs. 50 lakh under the rejuvenation program and Rs. 30 lakh under the National Quality Assurance Standards program in the year 2017-18.
Under the rejuvenation program, the hospital has to go through internal assessment, peer assessment and other rating procedures, including hospital cleanliness, interior and exterior appearance, proper care, OPD, ward, labor room, laboratory, laundry. , Mortuary, maintenance as per operating theater parameters, proper management of bio-medical waste and setting up of herbal gardens etc.
On this achievement, Civil Surgeon Dr. Gurinderbir Kaur said that the main objective of the rejuvenation program was to promote hygiene and hygiene in government health institutions as well as to make the institution infection free. The rejuvenation program is proving to be a boon for providing quality health services in government health institutions. Fulfilling the parameters of the rejuvenation program, the District Hospital Nawanshahr focuses on hygiene as well as safe and quality care of patients.
Dr. Kaur said that the district hospital Nawanshahr was providing better services to the people of the district and its selection for this award was a testament to its services to humanity.