Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Narayana Superspeciality Hospital, a tertiary level healthcare service provider situated in Kakryal today announced the launch of their Outreach OPD (outpatient department) services at Jammu with specialist doctor consultations to help deliver affordable speciality consultation and initial screening services at Jammu itself.
The OPD clinic located at Sansar towers near Bahu Plaza will function six days a week from Tuesday till Sunday between 4 pm to 8 pm only.
The number to call for enquiry and prior appointments at the new OPD clinic is 9070 888 111.
The outreach OPD facility was inaugurated by Dr. Sudhir S.Baloria, IAS (Retd.) – member Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board in presence of Mr. B.B. Vyas – Chairman, Hospital Governing Body and Financial Commissioner – Planning and Development, Mr. Ajeet Kumar Sahu- CEO of Shrine Board, Dr. (Brig) Man Mohan Harjai, Chief Administrative Officer of SMVD Narayana Hospital, Dr. Suneet Marwah CEO of SMVD Narayana Hospital, Mr. Sunil Kumar C.N. – Sr. Vice president & Zonal Director Narayana Health, Mr. Manu Ramachandran, Facility Director and Dr. Shirish Dhoble- Clinical Director – SMVD Narayana Hospital among others.
The OPD clinic will offer screening services for various specialities as well as consultation with a speciality doctor with a high-quality, high-value patient experience in the areas of Gastroenterology& Gastrointestinal Surgery (stomach & liver diseases) Neurology (Brain& Nervous System), Orthopaedics (Bone, Muscle & joint care), Oncology (all types of cancers among adults & children), Nephrology (Kidney & Renal Disease), Pulmonology (chest & respiratory medicine) and Cardiology as well as Cardiac Surgery (heart related ailments) to benefit people living in Jammu and surrounding areas where access to speciality healthcare is limited. With this facility patients can avoid commuting long distances and will save their time and money.
Interacting with media, Suneet Marwah CEO of SMVD Narayana Hospital, “All specialities are available at the outreach OPD and in coming days diagnose and sample collection facilities will also be available”.
He further said that a bus service from Jammu to Kakryal is available all the time in addition to an ambulance stationed outside the OPD and the mode of transport to shift patients if required.
“Healthcare and its inaccessibility is a persistent concern in India. Being a tertiary care hospital, we at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Narayana Hospital have created this clinic with all the modern infrastructure to add value to the overall patient care experience,” said Sunil Kumar, Sr. Vice President & Zonal Director – Narayana Health.
The OPD clinic will help connect patients with specialist doctors from SMVD Narayana Hospital conveniently and efficiently. The facility will also provide free ambulance service to transfer patients from Jammu to the hospital located at Kakryal near Katra.