Pvt. Hospitals Should Follow Norms To Check Covid: Rajender
Hyderabad, April 10 (Maxim News): Health Minister Etela Rajender today exhorted the private and corporate hospitals to follow government instructions to check Corona virus spread in the State.
At Koti Health Director Office of command control center here, the health minister discussed with private hospitals on following government instructions by giving more beds, collecting less fees or as decided. The minister instructed them to strictly follow norms to bring down cases and fatalities.
Rajender stated that together with the private hospitals the government can take preventive measures. He asked them to offer up to 50 percent of beds and hassle free services as being offered in the Government hospitals.
The Minister held the meeting as there are reports that the private hospitals are looting the people in the name of vaccination drive. Rajender directed the private and corporate hospitals should not collect more charges or face action. There are more number of Corona cases in Maharashtra and some other districts and we have to provide necessary arrangements to check and test he said.
He reiterated that the people should not complain of hefty fees and negligence in these hospitals.
We hope to see that the patients get timely and proper treatment in these hospitals without collecting more charges. We have instructed the health and other officials at borders of Maharashtra, Karnataka and others to remain extra alert as there is continuous flow of people. As per instructions of Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao we have taken all measures to increase the beds, jabs, equipment and others.
The Minister asked the private and corporate hospitals to see that the patients get timely and proper treatment without collecting more charges. In the wake of corona cases rising in the state, Rajender asked the people to be extra cautious and follow protocols. (Maxim News)