ISLAMABAD, Nov 9 (Pakistan Point News - APP - 09th Nov, 2016 ) : The government was working on extension of Federal Government Polyclinic (FGPC) hospital to ensure availability of all diagnostic facilities under one roof. According to an official of FGPC, for the said purpose 2.54 acre piece of land adjacent to the hospital has been allocated. He added possession of the land has been taken from Capital Development Authority (CDA) and now feasibility study will be started soon and construction of new building will be started accordingly.
The official said that after the said construction, the bed capacity will be increased from 545 existing to 1100 and Rs 100 million as token allocation has been made in the PSDP of current financial year (2016-17). Sharing the details of patients load, he said that during last two years the number of patients provided treatment at FGPC hospital was 2.9 million in 2014-15 and 3.03 million in 2015-16. The number of out-patients in morning was 0.
96 million, out-patients in evening 0.125 million, emergency services 0.233 million, dispensaries and centres OPDs 0.472 million while vaccination and immunization services 33,917 patients, he added. He said blood bank services have served 89,132 patients, radiology services 0.109 million, pathology services 0.84 million, indoor services (admission) 32,282 patients and 8262 surgeries were also performed during the period. Similarly, the patients provided treatment during the year 2015-16 included out-patients in morning at the hospital was 1.
012 million, out-patients in evening 0.128 million, emergency services 0.257 million, dispensaries and centres OPDs 0.432 million and vaccination and immunization services 25,735 patients, he added. He said radiology services have supported 0.139 million, Pathology services 0.88 million, indoor services (admission) 26,503 patients and 5,343 surgeries were also performed during the period.