Islamabad: According to a recent news report, the Capital Development Authority (CDA) Chairman Amer Ali Ahmed visited the under constructed blocks of the Capital Hospital and ordered for it to be completed as soon as possible.
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Officials told the Chairman that the construction of new buildings, removal of old blocks, and relocation of facilities had all been postponed due to the corona pandemic lockdown. However, the chairman was told that work on new blocks is now in full swing. According to the press release, construction on these blocks began in September 2019 and will take another three months to complete.
Officials told the chairman that the 5-story building would have a capacity of 100 beds, according to the report. ICU and CCU departments will be set up in the said block. All OPDs and diagnostic centres will be set up in the 5-storey building with a basement, while rooms for six consultants, eight rooms for medical officers and four rooms for diagnostic procedures will be provided. Diagnostic services will include ECG, ETT, Echo-cardiography and Gastro Endoscopy.
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Moreover, a 33-bed complete (Male) Medical Ward will be set up on the ground floor, while a Women’s Ward with 33 beds will be set up on the first floor. On the second floor, 16 beds, CCU, an angiography suite, VIP cardiac room, nurses, station, duty rooms and medical equipment store will be constructed. On the third floor, an officers’ medical ward with 18 beds will be constructed, they added.
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