Trauma Center, A&E Unit Inaugurated In District Teaching Hospital
DI KHAN, 09 January: A state-of-the-art Trauma center and new Accident and Emergency Unit were inaugurated in the district teaching hospital. Dean, faculty of Surgery, Gomal Medical College, Dr. Akhtar Munir inaugurated the new facilities during a ceremony held here on Monday.
According to the hospital administration, the newly built Trauma center is fully equipped and is capable to accommodate from 30 to 40 patients at one time.
Speaking on the occasion Dr. Akhtar Munir said the establishment of a state-of-the-art Trauma center in Dera Ismail Khan was due since long ago as the district was prone to natural calamities and acts of terrorism.
He added that the hospital was earlier not equipped enough to provide services in case of any mass emergency and most of the times, patients were being shifted to other hospitals.
He informed that the Accident and Emergency unit is having an equipped operation theater, X-ray machine, blood bank, clinical laboratory and other required facilities.