The Hospital will also provide three star accommodation for relatives and guests of patients, complete with all modern amenities, including a health club and beauty clinic. The complex will also contact a 24-hour restaurant and coffee shop.
The Kakkanad Medical Centre will be set up in 2 phases. Phase I will involve setting up of a 100 bed hospital with all the basic specialities of medicine like Surgery, Obsterics & Gynaecology, Pediatrics, Orthopedics, Trauma, Non-invasive Cardiology, Neonatology, Emergency, Critical Care Departments and Super-speciality consultations. The centre, with 100 beds is estimated to earn a turnover of Rs. 2 crores in the first year of operations. The OP departments are expected to get as many as 500 patients per day.
Phase 2 will see the upgradation of the Centre to other full time super speciality departments like Invasive Cardiology, Nephrology, Neurology and Neuro Surgery, Gastroenterology Urology etc. and the addition of the remaining 100 beds. Phase I will also see the setting up of the Nursing College, Paramedical Courses and a Geriatric Nursing Home. The 2 phased structuring will enable us to evaluate the functioning of the hospital in phase I.
The General Medicine that Kakkanad Medical Centre will provide, covers all areas of medicine. These include Cardiology, Nephrology, Neurology, Psychiatry, Gastroenterology & Non-invasive Cardiology among others.
The team of surgeons at the Kakkanad Medical Centre will be of the highest standard. Consultant surgeons will be handpicked for their contribution to the field of surgery and they will be factors of the growth of Kakkand Medical Centre.
Obstetric & gynaecology including Infertility Clinic
The Kakkanad Medical Centre will be well equipped to handle even the most complex cases of delivery including high risk diabetic and hypertensive cases. The infertility clinic will help childless couples in their efforts to produce an offspring.
Paediatrics & Neonatology
The Centre will be equipped and staffed to provide the best paediatric care. A separate Paediatric and Neonatal ICU is planned to provide critical care services to seriously ill children and neonates.
The Kakkanad Medical Centre will have a range of diagnostic equipment like Arthography, Bone Scan, Computerised Tomography, Discography, Intrathecal Contrast Enhanced CT Scan, Joint Aspiration and Analysic and MRI among others. A separte department for trauma sercices is also planned.
Skin & V.D. (Dermatology)
Diagnosis and treatment equipment like Shave Biopsy, Punch Biopsy, Gress Rays, UVB Phototherapy, PUVA, Electro dessication and curettage Intralessional Injections, Cryosurgery and Acne Surgery will be among the features of this department.
The psychiatry department at Kakkanad Medical Centre will offer unparalleled services in this field. A separate de-addiction and counselling centre is also planned in the next phase.
ENT & Ophthalmology
This department will have the best of equipment and experienced doctors at the Centre.
The Kakkanad Medical Centre will have a Hypertension clinic with sophisticated diagnostic equipment and the best of doctors.
Diabetology and Diabetic Foot Clinic
The Kakkanad Medical Centre will have a Diabetology Department, Diabetic Foot Clinic and will also provide diabetic educational and specialized diagnostic facilities.
Geriatric Medicine Department
The elderly need constant care and attention because they are easily susceptible to diseases at their advanced ages. What’s more, most of them generally suffer from illnesses like diabetes, heart problems blood pressure, arthritis etc. At the Kakkanad Medical Centre, there will be a department catering to the needs of elderly patients. At a later stage it is planned to have a residential Geriatric Centre attached to the hospital.
Super Specialities Medical
The Neurology services to be provided at the Kakkanad Medical Centre will be the best available in the area. As a multi-speciality hospital with one of its speciality departments as Neurology, the Kakkanad Medical Centre will be a one-of-a-kind Neurology Care Centre with medical equipment that matches the best of equipment worldwide. And doctors that match the best. This includes CT Scan/MR Scan facilitgies, NCV, EEG, ENMG facilities.
This department will have reputed Cardiologists full time who will provide the best of Cardiac services. In the first phase, it is planned to have a non-invasive Cardiology department will fully equipped ICCU, TMT, Colour Doppler Echo and temporary pacing facilities. In-fact it will offer specialised medical services in these and related fields. The facilities here will be the best of their kind. And so will the doctors, it is planned to have invasive cardiac cath lab services at a later stage.
The Gastroenterology madical services department at the Kakkanad Medical Centre will have facilities for Ultra Sound, Upper GI Endoscopy and Lower GI Endoscopy.
The Nephrology wing at Kakkand medical Centre will be the best of its kind in the area with experienced doctors, nurses and trained technicians attending to patients at all hours. Dialysis facility will be available round the clock.
The Endocrinology department will have besides reputed Endocrinologists, trained dieticians and other technicians, state-of-the-art lab facilities for hormonal studies and imbalance treatments.
The Centre will have modern equipment like Pulmonary function testing for proper diagnosis of ailments arising from breathing problems like Bronchitis and Asthma. Backing up these equipment are doctors with extensive experience in the field of Pulmonology.
The Kakkanad Medical Centre will have a state-of-the-art Oncology department comprising an entire wing for the diagnosis and treatment of Cancer. This department will be supervised by an eminent Oncologist.
Super Specialities Surgical
The Neurosurgery department at Kakkanad Medical Centre will have extensive facilities to cater to the needs of patients requiring Neurosurgery. The services of widely experienced consultant Neurosurgeons will be availed of in cases that necessitate them. Apart from this, the Centre will have qualified neurosurgeons on call 24 hours a day to attend to critical and trauma cases.
The Cardiothoracic department of the Kakkand Medical Centre will have specialised surgical services in Cardiac Care, treatment and surgery. Experienced Cardiac Surgeons will oversee every aspect of the functioning of this department. The Cardiothoracic Surgery department will be developed in the second phase of the project.
The Kakkanad Medical Centre will give great importance to the field of gastrosurgery. With the best of surgeons, the best of equipment and the best of trained medical personnel.
The Urology department at Kakkanad Medical Centre will be a specialist centre for urological surgery and post surgical care. The department will house the latest of urology diagnostic and surgical equipment. Qualified and experienced doctors will oversee the functioning of this department.
Due importance will be given to the Plastic Surgery department with dedicated doctors and medical personnel in attendance and the latest equipment.