Tamil Nadu to create database on all clinical establishments in the state
| Saturday | 14th December, 2019
Sinduja Jane ByExpress News ServiceCHENNAI: The Directorate of Medical and Rural Health Services is planning to conduct street-by-street inspection across the State, to identify unregistered clinical establishments.
In 2018, the government enacted the Tamil Nadu Clinical Establishment Act, which mandated every hospital, clinic and laboratory, to register with the health department.
But since there is no proper data available on clinical establishments in the State, officials said they are unable to take action.
The Health department had introduced the Tamil Nadu Clinical Establishment Act, 2018, to streamline functioning of hospitals and also to control quackery.
The clinical establishments which applied for licence and verification process is pending, can be considered as registered.