GMC overburdened by 30-35 %: HM Rane

Action against concerned MS if patients continue to be referred to GMC despite facilities in Asilo & Hospicio: Rane

Goemkarponn desk
PORVORIM: Health Minister Vishwajit Rane informed the house that about 30-35 per cent more patients are admitted to Goa Medical College (GMC) than the capacity of beds available.
“There are about 30-35 per cent more patients admitted in Goa Medical College (GMC) than the capacity of beds available. Patients from Azilo and Hospicio continue to be referred to GMC for treatment,” said Rane.
He further said that action will be taken against the concerned Medical Superintendent if patients continue to be referred to GMC inspite of receiving proper treatment in Azilo and Hospicio.
Speaking on GMC, Rane said that the unhygienic condition prevailing on the outskirts of Goa Medical College is under the jurisdiction of Village Panchayat of Bambolim. However, Goa Medical College biomedical Medical Waste is sent to the common waste treatment facility at Kundaim.
“Maintenance work is done by GSIDC. However, the repair work is done constantly by GSIDC,” he said.
On parking at GMC, the Health Minister informed that 108 Ambulance services are available to bring the patient to the Hospital.
“At present Zone wise parking has started since last one year to ease the parking problem for Goa Medical College Staff and Public Visitor,” he added.

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