Clinics and Facilities
The department has fully serviced outpatient and inpatient clinics to care for children who are the victims of diseases and other problems. The outpatient department has seen a rise of about 3282 new cases and 950 revisiting children every month. The general paediatric ward has a bed strength of 90 and separate cubicles for treating children affected with communicable disease. The clinics also have a laboratory, an emergency treatment room, a pantry and a library-cum-seminar room for instructing students.
With a total bed strength of 5, the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) has all the facilities to take care of sick newborn babies. Its special feature is the separate cubicle for babies born outside. Mothers are encouraged to feed their babies and a special room is provided. The NICU is equipped with ventilators, incubators, phototherapy units, monitors, oxygen and suction ports, and resuscitation kits, and has a separate procedure room handled by trained nurses. The operation theater, labor room and the aseptic labor room have resuscitation units. A transport incubator is available to transport babies from other places.
Paediatric Intensive Care Unit
The 5-bedded Paediatric Intensive Care Unit is fully equipped with monitors, oxygen ports, suction unit and emergency drugs, ventilators and is placed in the care of experienced nurses. The department has a senior qualified paediatric surgeon to deal with all surgical problems.