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Joint Director[ Health Services]
District Headquarters Hospital
Nagapttinam

[4365]-242379

TOLL FREE HELP LINE
104

Facilities available

  1. Medical OP and IP.
  2. General Surgical OP and IP.
  3. Eye OP and IP.
  4. ENT Dept.
  5. Ortho. Dept.
  6. Psychiatric Dept.
  7. Children OP and IP.
  8. STD Clinic.
  9. Diabetic Clinic.
  10. Dental OP.
  11. Blood Bank.
  12. ICCU.
  13. IMCU.
  14. NGGO.
  15. Dist. Public Health Lab.
  16. Accident and Emergency Dept.
  17. X-ray Dept.
  18. Dist. T.B. Centre.
  19. Post Partum Centre (FW).
  20. Burns Ward.
  21. Temporary Hospitalisation Ward for Leprosy.
  22. Malaria and Filaria Clinic.
  23. Ultra Sound Scan.
  24. C.T.Scan.
  25. Cold Storage Mortuary Shed.
  26. A/C Operation Theatre.
  27. FW Operation Theatre.
  28. Emergency Operation Theatre.
  29. Ambulance Services.
  30. Siddha OP and IP.

108 [24x7 Service]

It could be either a medical emergency, a fire emergency, or a crime being committed. The number 108 is a toll-free number and can be dialed from any phone, be it a mobile phone or a landline, at the time of an emergency, without any prefix or suffix.Help reaches the person within 20 minutes.

108 Emergency Ambulance Service is a 24x7 service, which anyone can avail by dialling the number 108 on their phone during the case of any emergency.

Health & Family Welfare

The Medical Infrastructure

District Head Quarters Hospital is situated at Nagapattinam. It provides Medical Care to all the Patients who come to the Hospital Quality of Service depends upon availability of Resources and patient load. Services are free for poor (Income ceiling less than Rs.1000/-PM) and all in casualty.

This Hospital has 445 Beds. Doctors wear white coat, nurses and Others in prescribed Uniform. Enquiry counter exist in the OP Department during OP Department hours. Signboards and guidelines are fixed at strategic points for guidance.

Casualty and emergency services are available round the clock on all days. Duty Doctors are available round the clock. In serious cases, treatment get priority over usual requirements.

INDOOR TREATMENT

Free diet is provided to poor patients. Staff Nurses are on duty round the clock in the Ward. Admitted patients should contact the Nurse on duty for any Medical assistance.

CASUALTY AND EMERGENCY SERVICES

These services are available at:- main casualty located accessible from main gate. All Medico legal cases including traffic accident cases are attended to main casualty. All Casualty services are available round the clock. Duty Doctors are available round the clock. Specialist doctors are available round the clock. Heads of departments are available on call from Specialist, if required. Emergency services are available for all specialties as listed in the OPD services. Emergency operations are done in Emergency Operation Theatres (Three Nos.) Operation Theatres are located on Hospital Building.

OUT PATIENT DEPARTMENT

Timings : From 7.30am to 12.00 Noon (for general cases) and 3.00 pm to 5.00 pm

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE USER

The success of these facilities depends on the support received from users. Please try to appreciate the various constrains under which the Hospital is functioning. On an average 1340 patients attend the OP and about 420 patients are attended to Casualty daily and 350 inpatients are treated daily. Please help us in keeping the hospital and it's surrounding neat and clean. Please use the facilities of this hospital with care.

Beware to toilets. The Hospital is a non-smoking zone. please refrain from demanding under favour from the staff and officials. Please provide useful feedback and constructive suggestions. These may be addressed to Medical Superintendent of the Hospital.


In-patients wards functioning in this Hospital
Siddha Ward Male Medical Ward I Male Medical Ward II Male Surgical Ward I
Male Surgical Ward II Female Medical Ward Female Surgical Ward Children Ward
Post Partum Ward (FW) 30 Ward Ortho Ward Eye Ward
Labour Ward (Maternity Ward) T.B. Ward Leprosy Ward AGE Ward
Intensive Medical Care Unit Intensive Cardio Care Unit Mental Health A&E Ward

List of Govt. Hospitals
Sl.No. Name of the Govt. Hospital Bed Strength Services Available
1. Mayiladuthurai 224 X-ray Dept., Lab. Dept., Ambulance Services,Ultra Sound Scan Services
2. Sirkali 74 X-ray Dept., Lab. Dept., Ambulance Services,Ultra Sound Scan Services
3. Vaitheeswarankoil 24 Lab. Dept.,
4. Porayar 54 Lab. Dept. , Ambulance Services, Ultra Sound Scan Services
5. Tharangambadi Nil  
6. Vedaranyam 52 X-ray Dept., Ambulance Services, Ultra Sound Scan Services
7. Karuppambalam 14  
8. Thirukkuvalai 20 Eye Ward
9. Kuttalam 12 Lab. Dept.
10. Keevalur 20  
11. Nagore 24 Lab. Dept.
Ambulance facilities available in the following Govt.Hospitals
  1. Govt. Hospital, Mayiladuthurai
  2. Govt. Hospital, Sirkali
  3. Govt. Hospital, Porayar
  4. Govt. Hospital, Vedaranyam

PRIMARY HEALTH CENTRES LEVEL

Treatment at primary Health Centre is given from 8.00Am to 11.00AM and 3.00PM to 5.00PM. 2 Medical Officers are available at each Primary Health Centre. For emergency Treatment Ambulance services are available on payment. Each Primary Health Centre is provided with some beds for in-patient's treatment. Anti-natal clinic is conducted on every Tuesday. Immunization of infants is done every Wednesday.

Free blood examination is done to Anti-natal mothers, Ferrous sulphate Tablets(FST) are distributed to anti-natal mothers. I.U.D., insertion services are available. To know the malaria positive cases, Blood smears are taken for fever cases. Sputum examination is done to identify T.B. Cases. lesions examined by NMS during OP time and confirm for treatment IEC also given for deformity cases. Blood smears are taken to identify the Filaria cases.

Rabies and Snake bite cases are treated both day and night. Deliveries are conducted at the Primary Health Centre. in-patients facility is available for other patients also. Al medicines are check-up are given free to the patients with the monthly income less than Rs.1000/-

24 HOURS PRIMARY HEALTH CENTRE

24 Hours PHCs in the District are Thalanayar, Thirumarugal, Konerirajapuram Akkur, Sankaranpandal, Kiliyanur and Kali. Medical Officers are available on call for treating the patients 24 hours in a day. Sterilizations are to be done for Male and Female. Ambulance services are available on payment for transporting emergency cases.

HEALTH SUB CENTRES LEVEL

To give mother and child health care: Mother and child health care is provided at Health Sub Centres level. All pregnant women are registered by Village health Nurse and given Anti-natal care Five times during the period of pregnancy.

Tetanus Toxic injection are given twice. Anti-natal women are also given Hundred (100) Ferrous Suphate Tablets (FST) pregnancy complicated are also checked. complicated pregnancy/delivery is referred to higher medical institutions by Village Health Nurses. Deliveries are conducted at Health Sub Centres. Specialists are available in hospital for giving proper care for complicated pregnancy. For emergency Care during delivery people have to arrange vehicle and money well in advance.

Information like blood donation, operations, etc., may be obtained from Village Health Nurses complication of pregnancy during Anti-natal / post-natal period may be known from Village health Nurses, Ask the Village Health Nurses to know about the MTP, Village Health Nurses / Dais are issuing condoms, Tablets, etc. freely for postponing next pregnancy. Male para-medical workers are available to give information's on male related problems. Information regarding sterilization can be got from the Village Health Nurses/Dais. For safe and clean delivery the Dais in the Village have been provided with delivery kit.

BCG, and oral polio vaccines should be given to children within 14 days from birth D.P.T. and Polio vaccines should be given thrice at the age of 6th week, 10th week and 14th week of the child. Measles vaccine is given to the children at age of 10th month. D.P.T. and Polio are given as Booster dose at the age of 18,months. Village Health Nurses are immunizing the children in the Village itself once in a month. Village Health Nurses are available at Health Sub Centre for treating minor ailments like cold, Fever, Diarrhea, etc.,

Male worker visits the Village twice and takes blood smear for fever cases to find whether the fever is a malaria. For positive cases of Malaria, Tablets for 3 days will be given to patient and blood smears are taken from all the other members of the family and people in the nearby household. Further arrangements are made for spray operations in the area.

Sputum's are collected from chronic patients of cough and cold and sent to Primary Health Centre for examination. If found positive for Tuberculosis Treatment is arranged through Primary Health Centre for 6months. leprosy cases are treated up to one year through the primary Health Centre Staff.

Chlorination of Water sources and disinfections of affected houses during diarrhea are done by male workers, male workers are also taking action to remove garbage's and fly control measures through local bodies. Click here to Get the

MEMBERS OF FAMILY AND HEALTH DEPARTMENT
Name and Designation Phone E-mail / WebSite
Directior of Medical and Rural Health Services, Chennai-6. 044-24343271,
24364755
dmrhs[at]tn[dot]nic[dot]in
www.tnhealth.org
Director of Family Welfare, Chennai-6. (O) 044-24320923 dfw[at]vsnl[dot]net
Joint Director of Health Services Nagapattinam (O)04365-242379
jdhealth[dot]tnngp[att]nic[dot]in
Deputy Director of Medical and Rural Health Services and Family Welfare, Nagapattinam. jdhealth[dot]tnngp[at]nic[dot]in
Deputy Director (TB) ddtb[at]nic[dot]in

PAYEE PATIENTS

Details of Hospital Stoppages
Income limit Ward Medicine and Nursing Care Diet Charges Total
Rs. Rs. Rs.
Rs.7000 & above A 150 50 200
Rs.3000 to Rs.6999 B 100 30 130
Rs.1000 to  Rs.2999 C 50 20 70
  General 25 10 35
Below Rs.1000 Free Treatment

 

Operation Charges of Paying patients
Income Group Minor Operations Major Operations Special Operation
  Rs. Rs. Rs.
Upto Rs.999 Free Free Free
Rs.1000 to Rs.2999 250 500 10000
Rs.3000 to Rs.6999 375 750 20000
Rs.7000 and above 500 1000 40000

 

X-ray Charges for paying patients
Details of X-ray
A Class
B Class
C Class and General
Rs.
Rs.
Rs.
MMR and Dental X-ray
5
5
5
Medium X-ray
50
30
20
Large size X-ray
70
60
50
Special X-ray
300
200
150
Note: If required X-ray film for continuing treatment in private hospitalsa sum of Rs.20/- remitted to this Office, the film may be purchased.
Laboratary Test charges for paying patients
  1. Minor Test Rs.20/-
  2. Major Test Rs.50/-
  3. Special Test Rs.100/-
Blood and Blood Plasma
Type A Class B Class C Class and General
Rs. Rs. Rs.
Blood and Blood Plasma 100 75 60
One Bottle Blood 150 100 60
ECG Charges 40 30 20
Ultra Sonogram 200 150 100
C.T. Scan Charges
  1. In-patients Rs.350
  2. Out Patients Rs.500
Ambulance and Mortuary Van Charges
Upto city limitRs.9/- (flat? rate)
Upto Municipal and Panchayat Union limitRs.6/- (flat rate)
Upto 10 kms Municipality and Panchayat Union limit Rs.12/-(flat rate)
Non facilities of Ambulance beyond the limit of City/Municipal/Panchayat Union Rs.0.90 per KM minimum rate of Rs. 12
Ambulance charges for Accident and emergency cases - Free Paying Patients
  1. Irrespective of Municipal and Panchayat Union limit
    (G.O.Ms.No.1629/Health, dt.30.9.80 and G.O.MS.No.34/Health,dt.8.1.98)
  2. The patient willing to pay the cost of fuel permitted to utilize the vehicle if the ceiling of fuel exhausted