CRH Manipal Cares Multi-specialty Polyclinic, Pharmacy and Wellness Centre officially launched

Gangtok, November 25 (IPR): The CRH Manipal Cares Multi-specialty Polyclinic, Pharmacy and Wellness Centre was officially launched today in a press conference held at the conference hall of Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences, Sikkim Manipal University in 5th Mile, Tadong.

The conference was chaired by Vice-Chancellor, Sikkim Manipal University, Lt. Gen. (Dr) Rajan S. Grewal, AVSM, VSM, and Medical Superintendent, CRH, Dr Yogesh Verma, along with Officiating Dean, SMIMS, Dr Sudip Dutta, Registrar, SMU, Dr Karma Sonam Sherpa, Director, Directorate of Research, SMU, Dr Bidita Khandelwal, Professor, Surgery, Dr Kumar Nishant, Associate Professor, ENT, Dr Mohonish Chettri, and Deputy Registrar, SMU, Dr Remon Chettri.

Addressing the press and media, the VC said that the launch of the Multi-specialty Polyclinic along with Pharmacy and a Wellness Centre is an initiative of the Sikkim Manipal University that offers a one-stop destination for multi-specialty consultations, a walk-in pharmacy and laboratory tests. The polyclinic that has been set up at Ladakhi Building, opposite SMU main gate, 5th Mile will provide facilities of efficient registration and reception, lab investigations and health check-ups thereby extending the benefit of ease of access to specialized tertiary healthcare services for the citizens of the State of Sikkim, he added.

He informed that the Multi-specialty Polyclinic offers a wide range of OPD services including Medicine, Paediatrics, Obstetrics, Gynaecology, Orthopaedics, Surgery, ENT, Ophthalmology, Psychiatry, Dermatology and a Diet & Nutrition Clinic. He further mentioned that the regular OPD services will be open from 9 am to 5 pm on all working days and that the facilities for private consultations with specific specialists will be commenced at the earliest.

“The CRH Manipal Cares Multi-specialty Polyclinic envisages to act as a quantum force multiplier in providing healthcare OPD solutions through user-friendly and patient-focused approach under one roof that will especially benefit the elderly populace, the differently enabled patients and children and pregnant women,” the VC stated.

Stressing on the importance of wellness as an embodiment of perfect harmony between one’s physical welfare, mental equilibrium, emotional quotient along with lifestyle and nutrition aspects, the VC said that the Wellness Centre co-located with the Multi-specialty Polyclinic has been established to encompass health solutions of healing through traditional and holistic methods of treatment including Ayurveda, Yoga, Naturopathy, Homeopathy and other traditional medicine and therapies unique to the State of Sikkim.

He added that the Multi-specialty Polyclinic will bridge the gap between hospital visits, reduce the consultation time and provide patients with more value-added, accessible and efficiently coordinated OPD care.

Reiterating the commitment of CRH, SMIMS and SMU to provide high standards of specialized tertiary healthcare in the State, the VC shared the future growth prospects of the infrastructure for amplifying health services at the multi-specialty polyclinic. The VC expressed that the SMU team will keep striving to be the preferred destination for multi-specialty consultations, lab tests, pharmacy needs and quality healthcare services for the benefit of the people of the State.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *