Permission for post-graduation course at civil, referral hospitals
Nashik: Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS) and public health department have given their permission to start the post-graduate course at the district government hospital and divisional referral hospital. Responsibility of district civil surgeon and dean has also been fixed by the government.
The four-member team of medical education and research department conducted an inspection on Tuesday last to assess whether a post-graduation course can be started at the district civil hospital or not. MUHS has got approval to use beds, patient ward and operation theatre in both hospitals.
The government has ordered to form a committee MUHS Vice-Chancellor or his representatives, representatives of medical education director and deputy director of health services, district civil surgeon and superintendent of the referral hospital.
It will be the responsibility of the district civil surgeon to make available the basic facilities which will require for start of the post-graduation course and administrative control over hospitals, while Dean will be responsible for finance and education department control. Doctors, nurses, technicians and other employees appointed by the public health department will be under its control and medical education and drug department will create all medical and non-medical posts which will require for an educational project. Dean will have administrative control over this.
The medical education department will appoint necessary professors and resident, trainee doctors and employees as per standards of the post-graduate course of Indian Medical Council. The health department will provide the required equipment, drugs and other material as earlier. The public health department will take care of the maintenance of appliances, furniture, building, diet, safety and washing.
If post-graduation syllabus is started at the district hospital and divisional referral hospital, expert doctors and treatment will get available. Besides, admissions of the syllabus will be increased. Students and patients will get a double benefit.
– Dr Suresh Jagdale, district civil surgeon