Meerut: The Lala Lajpat Rai Memorial (LLRM) Medical College is being visited by a team of King George’s Medical University for an inspection based on 18 pointers, including man power, availability of medicines, operation theatre and others. The team completed its inspection on Tuesday.
The initial investigations of the facility have revealed that the operation Theatres are not up to the mark, due to inadequate air conditioning and the hospital also lacks manpower.
“During the inspection of the operation theatres, it was found that there was inadequate air-conditioning. Moreover, there is a shortage of manpower. The hospital has hardly any budget to improve the health facilities. I will make a report on these lines and submit it to the state government health authorities,” said Dr GK Singh, head of the department, orthopedics, KGMU.
TOI reports that the 18 pointers that are to be focused on during the two day inspection include oxygen supply, condition of operation theatres, availability of medicines, blood banks, power supply, teaching, safety, and manpower LLRM Medical College includes oxygen supply, condition of operation theatres, availability of medicines, blood banks, power supply, teaching, safety and manpower among others.
Talking about the teaching being done here, Dr. Singh said, “The students should not only focus on teaching being done in the college but also make use of technology and listen to lectures that are readily available on You Tube. In fact, the teachers here should also make videos of their lectures and share their knowledge with the students by means of internet.”
Dr Kirti Dubey, Principal, LLRM Medical College, told TOI, “A detailed report on the inspection is being prepared and will be ready after the second day of inspection is completed. The report will be further sent to the state government authorities so that steps can be taken in the positive direction.”