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Emergency Medicine Department will Open in All Medical Institutions of Uttar Pradesh

  • 26 May 2023
  • 2 min read

Why in News?

On 24 May 2023, Uttar Pradesh Deputy CM Brajesh Pathak informed that the National Medical Commission (NMC) has made Emergency Medicine department mandatory in all medical universities, colleges and educational institutions in the state. In this regard, he has approved the establishment of the department.

Key Points:

  • Medical colleges are being opened in all the districts of Uttar Pradesh. Emergency services are running in medical universities and institutes. In order to provide better treatment to the patients, NMC gave instructions to set up an Emergency Medicine Department.
  • Steps are being taken to further improve emergency services. Emergency medicine departments are running in other educational institutions including KGMU, Lohia Institute. In case of emergency, patients will first come to this department. Here the specialist doctors will identify the disease on the basis of the symptoms of the patients and then decide the course of treatment.
  • The Deputy CM said that with the formation of Emergency Medicine Department in all medical institutions, serious patients will not have to run to big hospitals. This will reduce the pressure of patients in big hospitals. Serious patients will be able to get treatment easily and medical students will also be able to gain clinical knowledge.

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