Amid a spike within the variety of COVID-19 circumstances in Delhi, the AIIMS right here selected Thursday that solely pressing procedures and surgical procedures will probably be carried out in its operation theatres from April 10.
In a communique issued to all of the chiefs of centres and HoDs, AIIMS medical superintendent Dr D Okay 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 companies for the diversion of infrastructure, manpower and materials sources 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 companies should be curtailed in response to the heightened want for diversion of infrastructure, manpower and materials sources for the prevention and management of the COVID-19 outbreak.
“Accordingly, it is decided that only urgent procedures or surgeries are to be taken up in various operation theatres of AIIMS with effect from 10.04.2021 (Saturday),” it added.
The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) right here has additionally briefly 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 opportunity of a neighborhood unfold of COVID-19 and optimise the diversion of obtainable manpower and sources for the remedy of the affected sufferers.
It stated the OPDs and speciality clinics will proceed to register and supply OPD requisite companies just for such sufferers (new and follow-up) who’ve prior appointments.
The respective departments might repair the bounds of the day by day new and follow-up sufferers within the OPD for the subsequent 4 weeks, relying on the obtainable energy of the residents after contributing to the COVID-19 pool.