A review of cancer hospital at Bargarh was held by Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy here on Friday.Additional Chief Secretary Health and Family Welfare PK Mohapatra outlined issues for discussion. It was decided that the cancer hospital would be established in District Headquarters Hospital at Bargarh. Meanwhile, an expert committee has already selected site and outlined clinical facilities to be available in the hospital.
The major facilities include radiotherapy, CT simulator, HDR Brachytherapy, dosimetry, immobilisation, histopathology laboratory, emergency care and day care chemotherapy. It is proposed to start hospital with 50 beds. It was decided to place human resources like radiation oncologist, medical physicist, radiotherapy technician, emergency doctors, nurses, front office executives, pharmacist, chemo-nurses along with auxiliary personnel.