Mumbai: Maharashtra state Medical Education Minister Amit Deshmukh has directed to try to accommodate retired doctors and nurses in the service to utilise their services in view of Covid pandemic situation in the state.
Mr Deshmukh speaking in a interaction meeting by the Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray with the directors and experts of all the reputed private hospitals in the state through a online system on Friday evening.
For the next three or six months, these retired doctors as well as nurses will be available for services, so experienced manpower will be available, Deshmukh said.
The Medical Education Minister directed the private hospitals to expand the intensive care unit, oxygen facilities and hospital wards during this period.
He also directed to immediately undertake ventilators and oxygen beds in the hospitals of medical colleges in the state.
Chief Minister Thackeray appealed to all to fight against Corona with unity.