Thoubal: Thoubal District Hospital OPD which was temporarily closed down due to lockdown imposed across the country and state as preventive measures to contain from Novel Coronaviurs has reopened and resumed functioning on Monday.
With the relaxation of government lockdown guidelines, the OPD began functioning.
However, the OPD has resumed functioning with the District Hospital Thoubal taking up precautionary measures to decrease large number of public congregation in the hospital.
Medical Superintendent of District Hospital Thoubal Dr. Ch. Memcha told this reporter of The Morning Bell that in view of the pandemic Covid-19, the OPD will function twice a day, morning from 9 am to 12 am and afternoon 1 pm to 4 pm.
In the morning shift, 3 doctors of different OPD will be available, likewise in the afternoon shift where only 30 patients will be attaining at each OPD and not more than 5 patients will be allowed per ward of the OPD, she told.
Dr. Memcha further told that under the altered OPD, on Monday and Friday, orthopaedic, dental and psychiatry patients will be attended to in the morning shift while in the afternoon shift, surgery, NCD, Paediatric, Eye patient will be attended to on Tuesday, Obs and Gynae, Paediatrics and immunization patients in the morning shift while PMR, NCD (to be covered by MO on duty) and ENT patients will be attend in the afternoon shift; on Wednesday, Obs and Gynae, Dermatology patients in the morning shift while Radiotherapy and Paediatric patients will be attend in the afternoon shift; on Thursday, Obs and Gynae, Paediatrics and immunization patients in the morning shift while PMR , NCD( to be covered by MO on duty)and Eye patients will be attend in the afternoon shift; on Friday afternoon shift Surgery, NCD and ENT patients will be attend and on Saturday morning shift Dermatology patients while in the afternoon shift Radiotherapy and Paediatrics related patients will be attend.
Dr. Memcha urged the patients and patient’s party coming for treatment at the hospital to follow Covid-19 norms and protocol like use of face mask and social distancing, etc.
Dr. Memcha also appealed the general public to support the initiatives and preventive measures taken up by State Government to contain from Covid-19 pandemic.