Jammu and Kashmir health minister Chowdhary Lal Singh has imposed a fine of Rs 6000 on the doctors who were found without uniform and nameplates, an official spokesperson said.
"During the visit to a hospital in Samba on Saturday, the minister for health and medical education imposed a fine of Rs 6000 on the medicos and paramedics who were found without uniform and nameplates," the spokesperson said.
The minister also asked the medical staff to maintain proper dress code during the duty hours. The minister also instructed the hospitals in Jammu to open separate registration window for emergency patients so that they do not have to wait in queues to collect registration slips.
The minister directed the head of department of different sections to submit evening round of roasters as well as on call duty roasters of the consultants of their respective departments to the office of the Principal Government Medical College.
He asked the post-graduates deployed in the causality wards of the hospital to work in coordination and under assistance of the Registrars on duty.
He said the visiting consultants will mark their attendance during their evening round in the Register lying with the chief medical officers (CMO) of the concerned hospital.