‘Unregistered clinical establishments must register within 10 days’

A Correspondent
Hailakandi, May 9: To prevent quacks from practising, Deputy Commissioner Adil Khan instructed the Subdivisional Medical and Health Officers of Block PHCs to ensure registration of all unregistered clinical establishments, including doctors’chambers.
 Chairing a sensitization workshop on the Clinical Establishment Act, 2010 at the conference hall on Wednesday, Deputy Commissioner Khan, who is the District Registering Authority, said owners of unregistered clinical establishments like clinical laboratories, X-ray clinics, sonography clinics and doctors’ chambers had to register within 10 days. The Deputy Commissioner asked the owners of temporarily registered clinical establishments to apply for permanent registration on or before October this year.
 Khan instructed the secretary, Southern Assam Drug Dealers’ Association, Hailakandi branch, to keep the pharmacies in and around the SK Roy Civil Hospital open the whole night on rotation basis for the convenience of the patients and their attendants.
 The Deputy Commissioner directed the association to submit detail list of doctors, both local and outside, practising in Hailakandi district with their registration numbers, whether in government service or not and time of visiting clinics.