OUT PATIENT SERVICES (OPD)
The OPD functions everyday except Sundays. Registration is open from 8 AM to 12.30 PM and 3.30 PM to 6PM. OPD has Consultants and Doctors from General Medicine, Surgery, Orthopaedics, Paediatrics, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Cardiology, Dental Surgery everyday. Visiting Consultants from specialties like ENT, Paediatric Surgery and Ophthalmology also conduct OPDs at specific days of the week.
CASUALTY AND EMERGENCY SERVICES
Emergency cases are seen through all 24 hours in the Casualty department. Medicolegal and accident cases are also seen here following initial accident register entry at a near by Government or designated hospital. The Emergency Room has facilities for emergency resuscitation and care of patients.
IN PATIENT SERVICES
Presently the hospital has a total of 150 beds. Patients are admitted in the General, Semi Private or Private wards depending on their preference. All wards have staff nurses round the clock. Doctors do regular rounds to monitor and treat patients.
The Laboratory services at this centenarian hospital match the outpatient and inpatient facilities, catering to the emergency needs of the clinician in patient care, as well as running all the routine tests for day to day practice.
A Plethora of tests are run by dedicated technicians round the clock. The busy Biochemistry services include tests such as the blood sugar, urea, creatinine, all the enzymes and also blood gas analysis. Special tests such as Elisa and Thyroid hormone levels are also assessed.
The Microbiology, Clinical pathology and Haematology services run all the routine tests necessary for the basic evaluation of the patient. In addition there is facility for Gynaecological smears, aspiration cytology and fluid cytology by appointment everyday.
The blood bank services which have a turnover of 800 to 1000 units per annum is an additional blessing for the needy patient.
The most tests among these are checked periodically by the Quality Control programme run by the C.M.C. and Hospital, Vellore.
There are six operation theatres with central gas supply, central suctioning, fully airconditioned with modern lights and tables, underwater cutting diathermy and C-arm image intensifier. Both elective and emergency surgeries are carried out in Orthopaedics, General Surgery and Obstetrics&Gynaecology. Visiting consultants from multiple superspecialities like Urology, Paediatric Surgery, Neurosurgery and Thoracic Surgery also perform surgeries at our hospital.
The hospital has a full-fledged 11 bedded ICU that offers intensive care for very sick patients. Facilities for continuous monitoring of patients, mechanical ventilation, post-op management and thrombolysis of patients after a heart attack are available.
All vaccines as per the IAP recommendations are available. Optional and newer vaccines are also given to children. This is carried out in the Paediatric OPD.
The pharmacy is open 24 hours a day so that medicines can be bought at all times.
We also have a licensed Govt. approved blood bank. We encourage Volunteer donors to donate blood. Screening for HIV. V.D.R.L., Hepatitis, M.P.M.F., etc are done on every donor.
The outreach programme is centred around satellite centres at Kailasapuram, Kamaraj Nagar and Thuvakudi in the periphery of the town