Minister urges doctors to treat patients with patience

Laxma Reddy who attended a program on bio-medical waste management at OGH, said that observing safe bio-medical practices was important to prevent infections among patients and even health care workers.

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Health Minister Dr. C Laxma Reddy interacting with the govt Doctors at Gandhi Hospital on Friday.

Hyderabad: Health Minister, Dr C Laxma Reddy on Friday urged government doctors at Osmania General Hospital (OGH) and Gandhi Hospital to keep working towards improving medical services at the top-two tertiary teaching hospitals.

Laxma Reddy who attended a program on bio-medical waste management at OGH, said that observing safe bio-medical practices was important to prevent infections among patients and even health care workers.

The Minister pointed out that implementing the norms of bio-medical waste management was made mandatory by Pollution Control Board (PCB) and there was a need for doctors, nurses, paramedics and other health care workers in the hospital to get properly trained for it, he said.

Dr Laxma Reddy also visited Gandhi Hospital and interacted with senior doctors for over an hour on ways and means to improve health care services. He expressed his willingness to provide all the resources necessary to improve medical services at the top-two teaching hospitals. Doctors, nurses, paramedics and other hospital staff of OGH and Gandhi Hospital should make sure that the patients are treated humanely, the Health Minister said.