The BMC hired Aasha Cancer Trust in July to manage the manpower and patient care at the jumbo facility on Richardson and Cruddas factory premises in Mulund. Dr Pradeep Angre, a BMC employee, was appointed as dean of the facility. The facility has 400 oxygen-supported beds and 200 non-oxygen beds. The trust was supposed to provide a specified number of doctors, consultants, nursing and technical staff.
The BMC has been lauded for setting up jumbo facilities to increase the bed capacity for Covid patients. To ensure patients don’t lose their faith in such facilities, any complaints of mismanagement should be taken seriously and, for starters, an inquiry should be