返回列表 回復 發帖

NFL Jerseys Supply Regional Health Services

The severe shortage of technical health practitioners or specialized doctors in regional health facilities is burdening the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC), with referred medical cases that could be treated at the regional level,jerseys from china, says Narine Singh, Director, Regional Health Services, Ministry of Health.According to Dr. Singh, the Ministry has observed that some of the cases that are being referred from regional health facilities to GPHC could have been treated in the Region.  As a result, the Ministry has implemented a system where regional health facilities have to report on all the referrals made on a monthly basis, and why the cases were not dealt with at the regional level,Cheap Jerseys Online, Dr. Singh stated.He said that GPHC is a tertiary level medical institution and should focus its resources on serious medical conditions. However, in some instances a number of referral cases are out-patient matters.Dr. Singh emphasized that when inquiries are made to ascertain why certain referrals were made to GPHC, the responses from health practitioners are oftentimes that they could not have dealt with that specific medical case.He emphasized that many of the doctors who are placed in the regional health facilities are primary practitioners and not specialists. Dr. Singh explained that if a health practitioner feels that he or she cannot perform a certain medical procedure or that the case needs a specialist’s attention then the referral is justifiable.Dr. Singh noted that while there is a shortage of healthcare providers, the health system needs other specialized skills such as radiologist.Referring to the West Demerara Regional Hospital, Region Three,Cheap NFL Jerseys, Dr. Singh pointed out that there are only two radiologists to operate the X-ray machine. They work 40 hours per week,China NFL Jerseys, Monday to Friday,China Jerseys, and half day on Saturday and Sunday. Therefore,Cheap NFL Jerseys China, if there is a case that requires urgent x-ray the patient is referred to the GPHC.He added that the limited human resources capacity is also as a result of technical staff leaving the public health system after being trained and serving contract time. They opt either for the private health system or leave the country.Dr. Singh revealed that to ease the burden on GPHC and to reinforce the purpose of regional health facilities the Ministry commenced withdrawing some medical cases and sending them to the Regions.He noted that within the past two months 60 cases including surgery for hernia were taken from GPHC and sent to the Regions for medical attention. The aim is to familiarize patients and potential patients with the services offered at regional health facilities.However, Chief Executive Officer of GPHC, Michael Khan, does not believe that the hospital is being pressured. He stated that the facility does not turn anyone away. Every case is treated.
返回列表