Srinagar: Continuing its efforts to streamline the functioning of diagnostic centres & clinic establishments and to curb menace of quackery Directorate of Health Services, Kashmir (DHSK) in pursuance to the instructions of Divisional Commissioner Kashmir conducted surprise visits at various diagnostic centres and clinical establishments in District Srinagar.
The visit was conducted by a team of officers headed by CMO Srinagar and Executive Magistrate deputed by District Development Commissioner, Srinagar. The three diagnostic centres sealed are:
1. Life Line Clinical Lab,Madina Complex near OPD Gate, SMHS Hospital.
2. Iqbal Clinical Lab, Kak sarai, Near SMHS Hospital.
3. Bismillah Clinic Lab, Kak Sarai.
“The three said centres were sealed as they were not registered with this department which is a pre-requisite under Clinical Establishment Act,” a statement of the DHSK read.
The team also visited other Diagnostic Centres and Clinical establishments in Srinagar and directed the proprietors to fulfill deficiencies identified within a weeks time otherwise action under law will be initiated.