It’s going to take more than an apple to keep the doctors away at the KR Puram General Hospital. They’ve already been through so much…
Story so far: From broken electric switches to leaking ceilings, the hospital staff has had to work overtime to protect themselves, patients and the medicine from the failing building. The public healthcare facility becomes even more dangerous when it rains.
- There have been incidents where staff members have suffered electric shocks because of the unsafe switches and damp walls.
- The lights by the ICU remain switched off as it’s simply too risky to turn them on.
- When it rains, the ceilings start to leak which puts a lot of medicine in danger of getting spoiled.
Why it matters: The hospital employees have said that they did bring all these issues up to the facility’s administrator but nothing ever gets done. They even sent a report to get the executive officer to visit the hospital, and now they wait.