In so far as the three Central Government Hospitals in Delhi viz. Safdarjung Hospital (SJH), Dr. Ram ManoharLohia Hospital (Dr. RMLH) and Lady Hardinge Medical College (LHMC) & Associated Hospitals are concerned, there is no shortage of trolleys, wheel chairs and ward-boys in these hospitals.
As far as Safdarjung Hospital is concerned, there are 590 Trolleys and 478 Wheel Chairs in the hospital. There is no post of ward boy in the hospital. However, 499 posts of Nursing Attendant and 64 posts of Stretcher Bearer exist. In addition, the services of 70 Nursing Attendant and 18 Stretcher Bearer are also outsourced.
As far as Dr. RML Hospital is concerned, there are 323 Trolleys and 137 Wheel Chairs. The services of most of the Ward-boys have been outsourced from private agency and they are deputed in various departments as per requirement.
As far as LHMC & Associated Hospitals are concerned, there are 73 Trolleys, 37 Wheel Chairs in these hospitals. The post of ward boy does not exist in these hospitals. However, 191 posts of Aaya, Ward Orderly/ Stretcher Bearer and Nursing Orderly/MTS exist in these hospitals.
Procurement of trolleys and wheel chairs and deployment of ward-boys/additional assisting staff is a continuous process as per requirement of various departments of the hospitals.