We have a dedicated team of health professionals : Dr Tariq Jan MS Gousia
Gousia Hospital Khanyar is an emerging public healthcare hospital in the historic city of Srinagar and has over the years excelled greatly. In an exclusive interview with the News Kashmir, Dr.Tariq Medical Superintendent Gousia Hospital talks to Rameez Makhdoomi and Farzana Mumtaz.
What is the average daily flow of patients in the Gousia Hospital Khanyar?
We see around 1000 patients in our OPD on daily basis. Including Surgery, Medicine, Gynaecology, Opthalmology, Orthopedic, Dermatology, Dentistry, ENT, Physiotherapy, Lab investigations, Routine immunization, USG, X ray.Besides this, we are also looking for Zone Khanyar that has a population of about 1,60,000. We have PHC at Braine, Rainwari, Miskeen bagh, Nehru Park and Gagribal. We also have 9 sub-centers at different places in this zone that is providing basis health facilities to the local people in the community. What about the Covid efforts of Gousia Hospital Khanyar?Yes we have been working on this front too.In all these centres including Gousia Hospital we are providing Covid related facilities like covid Sampling, contact tracing and covid vaccination to all people. We are also providing covid kits free of cost to all positive people at door steps. Besides monitoring of covid patients is done round the clock. For reluctant patients we provide online consultation by our expert team of specialists.
What about the vaccination process at Gousia Hospital Khanyar?We have been quite active on the vaccination front .We have given around 30,000 doses of covid vaccines till date.
How about catering the demand of lift system ?
We are in need of lift system in our hospital and with the help and support of higher authorities and administration will make it possible .Has routine healthcare facilities returned after recent Covid wave ?
As per recent order of Director Health services Kashmir we have started all routine surgeries from this week. During covid we were doing emergency surgeries and LSCS. We are doing surgeries like Laparoscopic cholecystectomy, Lap appendectomy, all hernias inguinal and ventral. Also Fistulas, hemorrhoids, pilonidal sinuses and varicose veins surgeries. Gousia Hospital Khanyar also did unique surgery recently a bit about that ,and other treatments offered ?
Recently we did a unique dual sac hernia.Besides special surgeries like Laparoscopic ovarian cystectomy, breast cancers, colon cancers, colostomy closures, Laparoscopic splenic cystectomy. Also gynaecological procedures like tubal ligation and diagnostic Laparoscopic procedures are done. Also Opthalmological, Orthopedic and Dermatological procedures are also performed. Right now we have a dedicated team of health professionals that are working round the clock to the best of spirits and abilities.
What are burning requirements of Gousia Hospital Khanyar?
We need more space so that we can meet increasing demand of people coming on daily basis.