Paediatrics is one of the first departments established at PRS hospital. We offer service in all aspects of child care including neonates and well babies. At present, in addition to the chief consultant, the department has 3 senior consultants and 2 consultants assisted by a team of dedicated nurses and paramedical staff.
We also offer superspeciality care in Paediatric neurology and Cardiology. Out patient work starts from 9 am on all the days and consultants are available for out patient services till 9 pm. We have two senior surgical consultants who conduct all kinds of surgical treatment. On an average every month, we treat 4000 – 4500 children in the outpatient and about 400 - 500 children as inpatients. In patients are mostly admitted in a spacious well equipped general ward. Patients and their parents are fully satisfied with the nursing care.
In addition to patient care, our well baby clinic conducts regular medical camps and takes classes to parents regarding breast feeding, immunisations, hygiene etc. A qualified development therapist gives health awareness and health education.
We get full support and help from all the other departments when we refer patients. On the whole, Paediatrics department functions well with the whole hearted support from all the staff including doctors, nurses and paramedical staff.