To help the frontline warriors and fight the war against the deadly Coronavirus Workhardt Hospital Gandhinagar branch will be the first private hospital in the region to treat Covid-19 patients.
The 45 bedded unit of the hospital, located in Gandhinagar has been converted into a COVID Hospital which will exclusively treat COVID cases only. While the 125 bedded unit of the hospital located in Shankar Nagar will continue the multispecialty hospital treating Non-COVID patients.
The COVID hospital will have a highly qualified and experienced team of consultants in Critical care and Internal Medicine – Dr. Nirmal Jaiswal, Dr. Ajay Sakhare, Dr. Atul Somani, Dr. Swapna Khanzode and Dr. Vaibhav Agrawal.
The healthcare staff of the hospital has been given rigorous training in handling COVID patients. After a series of mock drills and dry runs, the exclusive COVID hospital was started today.
K. Sujatha, Centre Head, Wockhardt Hospitals, Nagpur said that “With this initiative, we aim to lend a helping hand to the local government in treating the constantly surging COVID cases in city and periphery”.
“We feel glad to be able to contribute fight against this pandemic. Our two units have now been divided into COVID and Non-COVID hospitals to make sure that both categories of patients receive proper treatment”, she added.
The Non-COVID Hospital at Shankar Nagar offers treatment in trauma, Emergency, Neurosurgery, Ortho surgery, cardiac surgery and cardiology, Kidney transplant services, and many more 24*7 and is now starting a separate COVID hospital adding a feather to its cap.