Govt bans practice of HoDs

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, Jan 17: The Government today banned the private practice of all Heads of Departments (HoDs) in the Government run Medical and Dental Colleges of the State and their Associated Hospitals. An order to this effect was issued by Commissioner-Secretary, Health & Medical Education, M. K. Dwivedi today.
The decision has been taken to further improve patient care at these hospitals and make senior doctors available for their respective Departments all around, official sources said.
The decision followed the first review meeting Minister for Medical Education, Youth Services & Sports, Taj Mohi-ud-Din took after assuming the charge of the said Departments.
Earlier, Mr. Dwivedi apprised the Minister about working of the Department. He also brought to the notice of the Minister various issues concerning the Department. It was in this meeting the decision to ban private practice of HoDs of all Government run Medical and Dental Colleges was taken to improve efficiency and supervision at the level of HoDs in the GMCs and associated hospitals.


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