The Nagpur Bench of Bombay High Court has formed a coordination committee led by Mayor Sandip Joshi to solve problems faced by private hospitals while implementing orders issued by state government and administration in regard of treatment of coronavirus patients, treatment cost, reservation of beds and others. As per information, this committee should take efforts to solve difficulties of private hospitals. After unanimous decision is taken on any issue, all parties will be allowed to take further action.Viveka Super Speciality Hospital and Research Centre has filed a petition in this regard. The civic administration issued an order on August 20 and asked to discharge non covid patients from private covid hospitals. Similarly it prevented admission of new non-covid patients. The petitioners had challenged this order in the beginning and when the petition was pending the NMC issued second order and asked to keep 80 percent beds for corona patients. The petitioners had also challenged this order. Many private hospitals are not able to implement these orders from technical point of view.
The joint commissioner of food and drug administration department Mahesh Gadekar informed court that medicines required for corona virus patients are available in ample quantity. If anyone faces difficulty in getting medicines, they should contact 7709788828.The civic chief told the High Court that coordination committees have been formed at state and district levels for oxygen supply. The Court noted this fact and ordered to solve problem facing regarding oxygen to private and semi-government hospitals. The municipal commissioner also informed the High Court that audit of private hospitals is being considered to ensure that whether proper treatment cost is being charged from coronavirus patients or not. He also conveyed the Court that ample ambulances are available in city.