Shri John Thomas, General Manager, Southern Railway visited Southern Railway Headquarters hospital at Perambur, both old and the new blocks on 28th August 2021 and dedicated new facilities recently developed at the hospital.
Shri John Thomas inaugurated a Pediatric COVID Ward at the new premises of Perambur Railway Hospital. Located in the fourth floor of the new Railway hospital 60-bedded, the pediatric COVID ward houses an 8-bedded pediatric ICU and another 8 -bedded neonatal ICU Units. In preparation for a possible third wave, the ward is provided with neonatal and pediatric ventilators and other medical equipment required for the treatment of children. The wards are spacious and well ventilated sporting a pleasing ambience with eye-catching wall paintings, LED TV, play gadgets and other facilities to make in-patient children comfortable and feel at home. Additional normal adult beds for mothers to stay with their children and a separate room for nursing mothers has also been provided.
General Manager also inaugurated a PSA Oxygen Generation Plant at the Old Perambur Railway Hospital premises and witnessed the demonstration of Mannequin models developed by the nursing Staff. He appreciated the efforts of Doctors, nurses and para-medical staff of Perambur Railway Hospital for their yeomen service in combating the first and the second waves of the pandemic and successfully treating COVID affected employees and their dependents. Subsequently, a presentation was made to highlight the advances in neurosurgery and medical Gastroenterology specialities at the Railway Hospital.