AIIMS curtails Operation Theatre providers amid COVID-19 spike in Delhi, to carry out solely pressing surgical procedures | Delhi Information
New Delhi: Amid a spike within the variety of COVID-19 instances in Delhi, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has determined to carry out solely pressing procedures and surgical procedures in its operation theatres from April 10.
In a communique issued to all of the chiefs of centres and HoDs, AIIMS medical superintendent Dr DK Sharma stated a gathering chaired by the AIIMS director was held within the Ramalingaswamy Board Room on Thursday over the necessity to curtail the operation theatre providers for the diversion of infrastructure, manpower and materials assets to curb the unfold of COVID-19.
“It has been determined at a gathering chaired by the AIIMS director within the Ramalingaswamy Board Room that the operation theatre providers should be curtailed in response to the heightened want for diversion of infrastructure, manpower and materials assets for the prevention and management of the COVID-19 outbreak.
“Accordingly, it’s determined that solely pressing procedures or surgical procedures are to be taken up in numerous operation theatres of AIIMS with impact from 10.04.2021 (Saturday),” it added.
The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) right here has additionally quickly closed down the routine walk-in OPD affected person registrations, together with on the speciality clinics and all of the centres of the hospital, with impact from Thursday to minimise the potential for a neighborhood unfold of COVID-19 and optimise the diversion of obtainable manpower and assets for the therapy of the affected sufferers.
It stated the OPDs and speciality clinics will proceed to register and supply OPD requisite providers just for such sufferers (new and follow-up) who’ve prior appointments.
The respective departments could repair the boundaries of the each day new and follow-up sufferers within the OPD for the following 4 weeks, relying on the out there energy of the residents after contributing to the COVID-19 pool.