HC appointed Committee visits SCB Medical College Hospital

Cuttack: Members of the Orissa High Court appointed Advocates' Committee monitoring healthcare facilities in the state on Monday visited the SCB Medical College Hospital here including the Dengue ward.

"The bed strength of the Dengue ward has been enhanced to 60 from the existing 40. While the facilities and treatment aspect in the ward is satisfactory, the ward is handicapped due to insufficient nurses and class IV staff," felt the members of the Committee.

There are at least 55 dengue patients now in the dengue ward and five other serious dengue patient in the ICU of the ward of the S C B Medical College and hospital, the hospital sources.