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VIT CARE

CARE-PHC, VIT Vellore Campus

Chettinad Hospital & Research Institute (CHRI), a constituent college of Chettinad Academy of Research and Education (CARE), a Deemed to be University Under Section 3 of the UGC Act 1956 at Kelambakkam, Chennai through its primary health centre in the VIT, Vellore Campus provides round the clock primary (basic) health care services to all the students, staff and their dependents, faculty and their dependents and other employees working/residing at VIT Vellore Campus.
The Primary health centre is located at Dr.A.L.Mudaliar Block within VIT, Vellore Campus. It has a reception, Pharmacy, 2 Out Patient consultation rooms (one male and one female), Emergency room with 3 beds, Dressing/Suturing room situated at ground floor. 5 Specialist consultation rooms, 1 duty doctor room, 2 male & 2 female wards with 20 In-patient beds, Physiotherapy room, Lab & X-Ray situated at first floor.

For patients’ convenience full time and part time doctors are employed to render 24 hours service along with staff nurses, lab & X-Ray technicians, pharmacists, physiotherapist, ambulance drivers and attenders. In addition, various specialist doctors are also available in the evening hours (list enclosed below).

LIST OF SPECIALITY SERVICES

S.No. Specialty
1 Dentistry
2 Otolaryngology(ENT Specialist)
3 Ophthalmology(Eye Specialist)
4 Dermatology (Skin Specialist)
5 Pediatrics (Child Specialist)
6 Orthopedics (Bone Specialist)
7 Psychiatry

The primary health centre is equipped with all necessary instruments like wheel chairs, patient stretcher, weight machine, height scale, glucometer, FDA approved IR thermometer, BP apparatus, stethoscope, ambu bag, intubation set, otoscope, digital pulse oximeter, digital ECG monitor, crash cart with emergency medicines, ECG machine, nebuliser machine, oxygen cylinder, suction apparatus, steriliser, autoclave instrument and other instruments for dressing, suturing and minor procedures.

OTHER FACILITIES:

 

 

1. IN- PATIENT BEDS IN HEALTH CENTRE

  • Total no. of beds : 20 beds
  Male Ward Female Ward
General Ward 08 beds 06 beds
Isolation Ward 03 beds 03 beds
Total 11 beds 09 beds

Isolation ward is used for students/employees suffering from infectious disease like Chicken pox, Measles etc.,

2. FIRST AID CENTRES

  • Available round the clock maintained by a staff nurse.
  • Basic first aid is given and referred to health centre for further treatment.
  • Ladies hostel – E block - Intercom: 2744
  • Men’s hostel – G block - Intercom: 2571

3. PHYSIOTHERAPHY

  • Available from 11.00 am to 7.00 pm every Monday to Saturday.
  • Services offered:
    • Ultrasound Therapy
    • Traction
    • Short Wave Diathermy (SWD)
    • Interferential Therapy (IFT)
    • Stimulator (ES)
    • Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulator (TENS)
    • Wax Therapy

4. PHARMACY

  • Available round the clock at health centre.

5. AMBULANCE SERVICES

  • Intercom: 2000/2238/2217
  • 24 hours ambulance services are available with six ambulance drivers.
  • 3 ambulances are available, one placed in health centre and others placed, one each in men’s and ladies hostel.

6. LABORATORY SERVICES

  • Available from 7.00 am to 8.00 pm on all days.
  • The following lab tests are done in the health centre.
S.No. Clinical Pathology S.No. Biochemistry S.No. Microbiology
1 Complete Blood Count 21 Random Blood sugar 41 A.F.B. Smear
2 Hb 22 FBS 42 A.F.B. Culture
3 HB, PCV 23 PPBS 43 Throat Swab C/S
4 WBC Total 24 HbA1C 44 Sputum C/S
5 Differential Count 25 GTT 45 Blood Culture
6 Platelet Count 26 Sodium (Na) 46 Urine C/S
7 Peripheral Smear 27 Potassium (k) 47 Pus Culture
8 ESR 28 Chloride (cl) 48 Vaginal swab
9 Bleeding Time 29 Bicorbonate (HCO3) 49 Blood widal
10 Clotting Time 30 Calcium & Phosporous 50 A.S.O. Test
11 Blood Grouping & Typing 31 Urea 51 C.R.P. Test
12 Malarial Parasites/MF 32 Creatinine 52 R. A. Test
13 Urine Routine 33 Uric Acid 53 V.D.R.L Test
14 Urine Albumin/Sugar 34 Liver Function Test 54 HIV Elisa
15 BS / BP 35 Cholesterol 55 HIV Western Blot
16 Ketone Bodies (Acetone) 36 S. Bilirubin 56 HBs Ag
17 Pregnancy Test 37 Lipid Profile 57 HCV Ab
18 Stool Routine 38 Thyroid Profile 58  Montoux Test
19 Reducing Substance 39  FSH/LH    
20 Stool Occult Blood 40  LDH/Amylase    

7. X-RAY SERVICES:

  • Available from 10.00 am to 8.00 pm on Monday to Saturday.
  • The following X-Ray services are available in the health centre.
S.No. Investigation Name
1.         Abdomen AP
2.         Ankle Joint AP and Lat
3.         Cervical Spine AP and Lat
4.         Chest PA
5.         Chest AP
6.         Clavicle AP/Lat
7.         Elbow Joint AP/Lat
8.         Foot AP/Lat
9.         Fore Arm AP/Lat
10.      Hand AP/Lat
11.      Hips AP/Lat
12.      Humorous AP/Lat
13.      Knee AP/Lat
14.      Lumbar Spine AP/Lat
15.      Pelvis AP
16.      Skull AP/Lat
17.      Sinuses
18.      Shoulder Joint AP/Lat
19.      Thoracic AP/Lat
20.      Wrist AP/Lat

Help Line Number : +(91) 416 220 2000/2217

Last updated on 24 June 2020