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Patients will no longer have to deal with the problem of beds in SGPGI, Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh. A new building is being completed in the campus of SGPGI. It will have an expansion of 550 beds. Principal Secretary Medical Education visited the institute on Friday and took stock of the arrangements.
Took stock of the Department of Medicine and Renal Transplant
Alok Kumar, Principal Secretary, Medical Education Department, visited the institute on Friday. He inspected the ongoing construction works in the institute. During this, took stock of the Department of Emergency Medicine and Renal Transplant. Also took stock of the preparations of PMSSY Block, Liver Transplant Unit, Hepatology Department. On the spot, the in-charges of the concerned departments presented the progress report of the works.
Post Kovid clinic inspected
During this, the Principal Secretary inspected the Post Kovid Clinic, Black Fungus Ward, Operation Theatre, ICU, Post Operative Unit, Dialysis, and Medical Intensive Unit. During the inspection, the Director of the Institute, Professor RK Dhiman, Faculty Chairman Professor SK Mishra, Joint Director (Administration) Professor Rajnish Kumar Singh, Chief Medical Superintendent Professor Gaurav Agarwal and Professor Sushil Gupta were present.
According to the information, 550 beds will soon increase in PGI. In this, 220 beds will be of emergency medicine department. Apart from this, 165 beds will be of Nephrology department, out of which 115 beds will be for dialysis. Rest of the beds will be for Urology department. At present, there are 1610 beds in PGI. Patients will get a lot of relief by increasing the beds. Patients will be able to get quality treatment at affordable rates.