Sharda Hospital, NCR readies 200 bedded isolation ward to treat COVID-19
The hospital is procuring N-95, PPE kits along with other consumables under CSR activity to provide and treat COVID-19 patients free of cost
Sharda Hospital, NCR has readied 200 bedded isolation ward which includes 20 bedded ICU with ventilators and dialysis support to treat COVID (Corona Virus Disease) patients and put in place SOPs and measures to join the fight against Corona.
A separate ward has been converted into an isolation ward with the requisite specialists, doctors, nurses and trained support staff. Sharda Hospital has ensured adequate supply of personal protective gear, ventilators, dialysis support etc. The hospital is procuring N-95 and PPE kits along with other consumables under CSR activity to provide and treat COVID-19 patients free of cost. The UP-State Government is also supporting by providing PPE kits due to shortage of these materials. On assurance of Yogi Adityanath, Chief Minister of UP, quarantine room for healthcare workers (doctors / nurses & support team) will be provided by the Govt of UP / CMO Gautam Budh Nagar District. Sharda Hospital will be sending all the collected samples to Government Institute of Medical Sciences (GIMS), Greater Noida for testing.
The action plan has been personally supervised by Dr Ashutosh Niranjan, Medical Superintendent, Sharda Hospital. Dr Niranjan said, “We are committed to tackle COVID-19. Not only have we prepared an isolation ward, but we have conducted mock drills to ensure speedy and adequate response, timely treatments and increased safety for patients and healthcare personnel during this challenging time. We are also getting ready to manage a large volume of patients if the need arises.”
“All department heads including nursing staff and faculty of allied health department have been instructed to create a work roaster for the staff to ensure equal distribution of work and adequate intervals of quarantine. All necessary personal safety arrangements for staff treating the coronavirus patients, including N95 masks and Personal Protective Gear are being sourced to ensure seamless continuity in providing the necessary services and care,” Dr Niranjan further added.