Victor Hospital is all set to launch a new ward and a new emergency and trauma centre in memory of its founder- Victor Albuquerque
The Victor Albuquerque Memorial Ward will be inaugurated at the hands of Margao MLA Digambar Kamat this month.
The 10-bed Victor Albuquerque Memorial Ward will provide free treatment to the poor and needy, especially those who are not able to afford treatment in private hospitals. The initiative is supported by Victor Medical and Research Foundation; the hospital charges will be waived off completely for those admitted to this ward.
The 10-bed state-of-the-art emergency and trauma integrated centre, equipped with all diagnostic and treatment facilities, will be manned by emergency physicians round-the-clock and will be equipped to handle all
types of medical emergencies and has an attached minor OT/ procedure room.
The free multi-speciality medical centre is open for the general public from 10 am to 4 pm and would have specialties such as cardiology/cardiac surgery, neurosurgery, general medicine, diabetology, chest and respiratory medicine, laparoscopic and general surgery, gastroenterology, urology, nephrology, obstetrics and gynaecology, orthopaedic and joint replacement, physiotherapy, diet and nutrition, cosmetic and plastic surgery, dermatology, dental/ maxillofacial surgery, ENT, and psychiatry.
Victor Hospital is a 150-bedded multi-specialty hospital with state-of-the-art facilities providing comprehensive diagnostic, medical, surgical and emergency care of world-class standards with over 25 full-time specialists who are available around the clock.
The super-specialty centres of excellence include facilities and services such as blood bank, CSSD, Dornier Sigma lithotripter, four operation theatres, a full-fledged laboratory, including histopathology, holmium laser, imaging services – Siemens CT, 1.5 Tesla MRI, x-ray, ultrasound, modern kitchen and cafeteria with diet plans, curated by a dietician and pharmacies. There are also in-patient and out-patient facilities and a cath lab pharmacy, Philips cath lab, a thirty-three-bedded, well-appointed ICU with 10 Maquet ventilators, Holter monitoring, ambulatory BP monitoring and an advanced life-support ambulance with 24X7 service. Victor Hospital is also empanelled with Deen Dayal Swasthya Seva Yojana (DDSSY).