Govt health facilities/units will provide full course of medicine to the patients as per prescription provided by the attending physician in the OPD at the time of/during the first visit at Govt hospital & also at emergency department.
Department of Health & Family Welfare, W.B.
This department has been vested with the responsibility of maintaining and developing the health care system in W.B. Public health, sanitation and hospitals are the exclusive responsibilities of the State.
Rogi Sahayata Kendras are of absolute necessity for effective and successful implementation of RSBY in the Govt. Hospitals considering the workload and non-availability of dedicated manpower for RSBY.
National Florence Nightingale Nurses Award, 2014 as a mark of highest recognition for meritorious services of the nurses and nursing profession in the country.
All Pregnant women and Sick infants up to 1 year of age attending OPD or IPD of a Govt. Institution, are provided with free services, free drugs and consumables, free diagnostic services, free blood transfusion, free diet and free transport without their having to incur any out of pocket expenditure.
Government employee who – a) dies while in service; or b) is being declared permanently incapacitated by a medical board formed by the Government.