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Level III Trauma Care Unit in West Bengal Hospitals

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Government of West Bengal
Department of Health & Family Welfare
Swasthya Bhaban, GN-29, Sector-V
Salt Lake, Kolkata-700091

Memo no. HF/SPSRC/26/2015/73 Dated: 19.03.2015

NOTIFICATION

As per recommendation by Working Group on Emergency Care in India, 2011 constituted by the Ministry of Road Transport & Highways, GOI; Department of Health & FW, Government of West Bengal has been decided to operate Trauma Care facilities equivalent to Level III Trauma Care facilities in the following Medical College Hospitals, District Hospitals & Sub-divisional level Hospitals along the National and State Highways utilising the existing resources present in these hospitals.

List of the Hospitals with level of Trauma Care facilities.

Sl. No. Name of the Hospital Level of the proposed Trauma Care Facility
1. Barasat DH Level – III
2. COM & JNM Hospital, Kalyani Level – III
3. Krishnagar DH (Shaktinagar campus) Level – III
4. Malda MCH Level – III
5. Jalpaiguri DH Level – III
6. Siliguri DH Level – III
7. Haldia SDH Level – III
8. Tamluk DH Level – III
9. Howrah DH Level – III
10. M R Bangur DH Level – III
11. Chinsurah DH, Hugli Level – III
12. Purulia DH Level – III
13. Raiganj DH Level – III
14. Alipurduar DH Level – III

Critical Care Units or High Dependency Units which are already functional or going to be functional shortly in these hospitals and the Emergency Observation Wards formed vide Departmental G.O. No. HF/O/MS/132/W-16/2015 Dated 05.02.2015 will be integral part of these Trauma Care Facilities.

Accordingly, these units will utilise the existing manpower, infrastructure & equipment available in the respective Critical Care Units or High Dependency Units and Emergency Observation Wards, OTs and different Diagnostic facilities already available or going to be available shortly for the purpose of Trauma Care management with immediate effect.

This may be brought to notice of all concerned including local police authorities and civil administration along with contact details. This has approval of Principal Secretary of this Department.

Sd/- Onkar Singh Meena
Secretary, H & FW Department. & Director, SPSRC
Govt. of West Bengal

Memo no. HF/SPSRC/26/2015/73/1(7) Dated: 19.03.2015

Copy forwarded for information to:

1. Director of Medical Education & e.o. Secretary,

2. Director of Health Services & e.o. Secretary – with request to take necessary action to fill the gap regarding manpower & equipment in these Hospitals as per Operational Guidelines for Trauma Care Facilities within a month

3. Vice Chancellor, WBUHS for necessary action regarding COM, JMN Kalyani

4. Special Secretary (TDE) – with request to take necessary action to provide equipped Ambulance to these units as per requirement in terms of guideline of Trauma Care Facilities

5. Joint DHS (Nursing) – with request to take necessary action to provide the necessary support regarding Nursing Personnel to these units as per Operational Guidelines for Trauma Care Facilities within a month

6. Sr. PA to Principal Secretary, Department of Health & FW

7. System co-ordinator, IT with request for web posting

Sd/- Onkar Singh Meena
Secretary, H & FW Department. & Director, SPSRC
Govt. of West Bengal

No. HF-26 dated 19.03.2015, Source