Clinic consultation

Nitte Day Care Clinic begins operations

On Friday, the Nitte Day Care Clinic of the Justice KS Hegde Charity Hospital began operations at Pumpwell in Mangaluru.

The clinic has 12 consultation rooms where specialists from different disciplines will be available between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Spread over 20,000 sq. ft., it also has a seven-bed emergency room to deal with accidents and other emergencies. It also has a small operating theater for basic surgical procedures. Two special rooms are available for day care for chemotherapy and other treatments.

The clinic has separate rooms for dental care and eye exams. Other facilities include digital x-ray, fetal abnormality scanning center, physiotherapy, endoscopic procedures and a well-equipped pharmacy. The lab will open at 7 a.m. to allow people to donate blood samples on an empty stomach.

In addition to offering eight different types of preventative health care packages for individuals, pre-employment packages will be offered at an affordable cost to corporate clients. A free transportation service to the parent hospital will be provided for patients requiring advanced treatment, NITTE said in a press release.

Appointments at the clinic can be booked online and also by calling 9035006912 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., the statement said.