Union Health Minister JP Nadda
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Health Minister JP Nadda on Monday made a surprise visit to the Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital here and instructed its staff to undertake proper sanitation measures and be “pro-active” during service delivery. He also urged officials at the facility to organise motivational sessions for health workers and called upon the doctors there to be properly attired while treating patients. “The minister stressed on (holding of) proper sanitation drives,” official sources said, adding that he had also asked the doctors to act in a pro-active manner while serving patients. “Nadda also suggested to the medical superintendent and other senior doctors that motivational sessions be organised on a regular basis for the health personnel working there,” sources said. Nadda inspected various units of the hospital, including the Emergency ward, ICU, Emergency Operation Theatre, Blood Bank, Blood Grouping Lab, Medical Ward, OPD, General Ward, etc. He also visited the kitchen and food storage area and instructed the superintendent there to ensure safety of food items. The Health Minister also toured the shredder room and the general waste collection room. During his visit, the medical superintendent of the hospital, Savita Babbar, told Nadda that no swine flu cases have thus far been handled there. Babbar also briefed the Health Minister on the future expansion plans of the hospital. Also Read: 88 swine flu cases reported in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana so far; Health Minister JP Nadda says hospitals well-equipped

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Health Minister JP Nadda makes surprise visit to hospital, instructs staff to undertake proper sanitation measures