Gandhi Hospital Is Not Fire-Safe
The Special Newborn Care Unit at Gandhi Hospital, which the Countess of Wessex Sophie Helen Rhys-Jones visited on Monday, does not have the required putting out fires gear.
The individuals who visit the tertiary social insurance office would be in danger if there is a flame mishap as the whole clinic, including the crisis square, comes up short on the vital gear for the past numerous years.
While those containers are unblemished, the flame hoses have been stolen and have not been supplanted. Hose reels are broken and the medical clinic does not have the required number of flame douser barrels.
On some random day, there would be around 15,000 individuals in the medical clinic, including more than 2,000 patients, their specialists, specialists, attendants, staff and others.
Other than the absence of putting out fires’ hardware, there are just two passage and leave focuses on the five-story crisis square. Patients with cracks and significant wounds experience medical procedures in activity theaters there. An ICU with 65 beds, detachment ward, also is situated in a similar structure.
If there should be an occurrence of a flame mishap at the State-run emergency clinic, a huge number of lives would be in danger. As later as on Saturday, the hallway on the primary floor of the crisis square was loaded up with smoke as there was a minor flame in a circuit board. Regardless of Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan, previous Health Minister C. Laxma Reddy and others visiting the clinic, the issue remains uncorrected.
Authorities mourn that since the emergency clinic does not have putting out fires hardware, fire security mock drills can't be directed. Truth be told, when the faculty from Telangana State Disaster Response and Fire Services Department had visited the emergency clinic with VIPs, to save them if there should be an occurrence of flame mishaps, they were powerless without putting out fires’ hardware.
Director P. Shravan Kumar said they had mentioned the Director of Medical Education (DME) in 2017 to give them putting out fires gear, however the no profit. The DME, K. Ramesh Reddy, had prior said that he also was seeking after the issue with the authorities of Telangana State Medical Services and Infrastructure Development Corporation (TSMIDC).
Whenever reached, the authorities of TSMIDC and the medical clinic said the issue was conveyed to notice of Health Minister Eatala Rajender, who had offered directions to the concerned authorities to make essential courses of action. "The issue is being taken up on a need premise. Since the model set of principles is in power, tenders in such manner can't be skimmed," said a TSMIDC official.