Sumbal, Jan 2: The residents of Naidkhai and adjoining villages in northern district of Bandipora Monday complained about inadequate healthcare and lack of basic diagnostic facilities at the new type Primary Health Centre (NTPHC) in their respective area.
Complaining about the issue the local residents said that the health centre was inadequately staffed due to which patient care had been badly hit.
The locals blamed the health officials for their “insensitive attitude” towards the centre and alleged that the health centre lacks basic infrastructure required for its smooth functioning
“Due to shortage of doctors, people in this area are suffering as just a few staff members were posted here to take care of all the requirements,” the locals added.
“Despite the severe cold, there is no provision of water facility in the hospitals and nor there is electricity,” the locals said, adding that the government should pay attention to these deficiencies so that the local people can breathe.
The residents said that they have requested the concerned authorities and Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha to personally look into the matter and redress their grievances so that people may heave a sigh of relief. (KNO)
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