It is advisable not to bring valuable items with you at the time of admission. The hospital does not accept responsibility for any loss or damage of possessions. In an emergency, if you do have valuables with you, please inform your nurse, who will further coordinate with the Security to put the valuables in the hospital lockers till the time you get discharged or make other arrangements.
In the eventuality that you misplace or lose a personal belonging, you must immediately inform your nurse in-charge. She in turn will inform the security officer and the GRO. However, you will be responsible for safeguarding your belongings during your stay at the hospital. The management does not encourage you to bring valuables, or keep excess cash with you.
In order to ensure that you receive the medical care specific to your needs, medicines from home should not be brought to the hospital at the time of admission, unless mandatory. However, while you are in the hospital, it is important that you discuss your medication with your doctor and nurse, and inform them about :
You will be requested to sign a consent form before you undergo a surgery. Parents or guardians of minors will be required to sign on their behalf. Before you sign the form, your consultant will discuss the details of the surgery/procedure with you. Your attendant will be requested to sign a surrogate consent form if you are incapable of signing it yourself.
Throughout your stay in the hospital, our consultants will discuss your treatment with you as well as your family and ensure that you are kept informed about your progress. Please be reassured that you are in the best medical hands and the most advanced technology is available for your care and treatment.
Your attendants can find out about your status from Medical Coordinators posted in each patient area. Each ICU too has designated supervisors who perform an administrative role besides their clinical duty. All medical queries may be directed to them.
Medical Coordinators serve as spokesmen of the senior doctors, especially if the doctors are unable to see you/your attendants at an odd hour.
It is our responsibility to identify and to provide vulnerable patients more care, and for this we have bedside indicators with the “safety first” logo. Patients who fall under the category of vulnerable patients will be extended more help than the others. These are
Linen as well as patient clothes will be provided to you at the hospital. All you need to bring along is your toiletry such as toothbrush, toothpaste, shaving kit, and a pair of slippers. Your attendant should bring the same too.