Flies force staff of Nair Hospital evacuate casualty ward every night
The staff of BMC-run Nair Hospital abandon the casualty ward and literally sit swatting flies after dusk.
Following the fly menace, doctors are forced to treat patients out in the corridor.
When the reporter of a city daily visited the hospital, he found that the windows of the ward were left open with no protection net. The casualty medical officer on duty called the pestilence a “natural calamity”.
According to the staff, the dean has been apprised of the situation, and he is the only one authorised to take action and convey information on the issue.
Dr Ramesh Bharmal, dean, while speaking to the reporter, said the problem is not alarming. He added that it’s not a major problem, and that he has informed the pest control officer and he will look into the matter soon.