Nurses associated with healthcare services are equal to mothers. It is essential for nurses to have patience and kind behavior just like mothers. Only then, a cordial relationship between the patient and health workers including nurses will be established, enunciated Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb after inaugurating Mega Blood Donation Camp and National Nursing Week organized on the occasion of International Nurses Day at the Auditorium Hall of IGM Hospital today. In the beginning of the programme, the Chief Minister and other guests paid floral tribute to the portraits of Florence Nightingale and Swami Vivekananda.
The Chief Minister said, nurses must always treat every patient with smile and. kindness while providing healthcare services to the patients in the hospital. When nurses in hospitals outside the state can treat patients with smile and kindness, then why cannot it be done in state as well?”, asked Chief Minister to the nursing staffs. He said, nurses must take up every challenge to provide treatment to patients. When nurses will be able to solve minor issues while providing healthcare services, only then a new Tripura will be built, The Chief Minister said, the healthcare system of the state is now on a new direction.
Refer cases of taking advanced treatment outside the state has lessened drastically due to infrastructural change brought in the healthcare system of the state. Earlier, thousands of patients had to go outside the state for treatment. Nowadays, advertisement of hospitals outside the state cannot be seen much in the city or other populated places. He said, due to improvement in health infrastructure of the state, complicated surgeries are now possible and are being performed in GBP Hospital such as Bypass surgery, Angioplasty, Neuro surgery etc..
Oxygen plants have been set up in hospitals of every district and have been equipped with oxygen attached bed, ICU attached bed, ventilators etc.. These improved facilities have played significant role in fighting Covid-19.