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Citizen Charter

Introduction

Dr. Somervell Memorial CSI Medical College, established in 2002, attached to the century old Dr.Somervell Memorial Mission Hospital is situated in a village – Karakonam, in the southern border of the Trivandrum District of the State of Kerala. The Medical College and all other institutions attached to it are owned and managed by the South Kerala Diocese of the Church of South India (SIUC). The South Kerala Medical Mission is a charitable society registered under the Travancore Cochin Literary, Scientific and Charitable Societies Registration Act Xll of 1955. The office of the South Kerala Medical Mission is in the LMS Compound, Trivandrum 695 033, the Head Station of the CSl South Kerala Diocese which is one of the 22 Dioceses of Church of South India established in 1947. This is the only Medical College for CSI spread over the 5 Southern states of Church and Srilanka. The Medical College is a self financing, minority institution, affiliated to the Kerala University of Health Sciences, Thrissur.

Objective

The healing Ministry of the church aims at producing highly competent medical graduates and postgraduates, possessing a high standard of professional skill. They should, in the days to come, be precious assets to our nation. We are committed to create in the campus the best possible atmosphere and infrastructure for quality medical education. Our aim is to strive at instilling our students with a spirit of sacrifice, compassion for the poor, utmost humility in service and all those Christian values needed for a meaningful and useful life of a doctor for which the founding fathers stood and sacrificed their lives.

Location

Karakonam is 30 kilometers south (by Kanyakumari Road) from Trivandrum Central Railway Station, abutting the Vellarada Road fromTrivandrum as well as Parassala. State Transport buses and private vehicles frequently ply on the road. Dhanuvachapuram Railway station on the railway line between Trivandrum Central and Nagercoil is only 3 kms away from the college.

Service

  • This is a non-profit institution
  • We deliver patient care of the highest order at the most affordable rates without compromising on quality
  • Trains the medical students, nursing students and paramedical students.

Central Casualty Services

  • Round the clock
  • Piped Oxygen & Suction
  • Transporting Ventilators
  • Defibrillator
  • Monitors
  • X ray – 300 mA, 20 mA
  • 24 hrs ICU Ambulance Service

BLOOD BANK

  • Round the Clock
  • License available for components
  • Fresh frozen plasma, Packet red cells, Platelet Concentrate, Single donor plasma, Cryoprecipitate

Clinical Laboratories

24 hrs LAB SERVICE with all modern equipments

  • Biochemistry
  • Clinical Pathology
  • Microbiology

OPD Timings – 8.30 a.m to 7 p.m

Specialty Departments

  • Anesthesiology
  • Dermatology
  • General Medicine including Cardiology, Neurology, Nephrology
  • ENT
  • General Surgery including Paediatric Surgery, Neuro Surgery, Urology
  • Gynecology & Obstetrics
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopedics
  • Pediatrics
  • Pain And Palliative Medicine
  • Psychiatry
  • Respiratory Medicine
  • Radiology
  • Dentistry
  • Physiotherapy

Equipment and Facilities

This hospital has the following services available:

  • CATHLAB
  • EEG
  • ECG
  • CRITICAL CARE UNIT – MEDICAL INTENSIVE CARE UNIT, SURGICAL INTENSIVE CARE UNIT, PAEDIATRIC INTENSIVE CARE UNIT PHYSIOTHERAPY AND OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY UNIT
  • DIALYSIS UNIT
  • 1.5 T MRI
  • MULTISLICE CT
  • MAMMOGRAPHY
  • COMPUTER RADIOGRAPHY
  • NEONATAL INTENSIVE CARE UNIT
  • MORTUARY
  • SPECIAL HEALTH CARE PROGRAMMES

Special Insurance Programs are provided in collaboration with many Insurance companies to poor and financially vulnerable persons who are underserved by conventional insurance and finance services. We offer special health care programs with the support of the insurance companies like

  • United India Insurance Company
  • New India Assurance
  • STAR Health Line
  • TTK Health Care
  • RSBY Insurance
  • Karunya Benevolent Fund

TIE-UP WITH CHARITABLE AGENCIES

  • Christoffel Blinden Mission(CBM)
  • Christian Medical Association of India (CMAI)
  • ASHA Foundation, Bangalore
  • National Programme for Control of Blindness (NPCB) , government of India
  • Kerala State Aids Control Society (KSACS)

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