The accident and emergency department is the gateway to our hospital. At SSNMC, we have a well-established emergency department catering to patient needs round-the-clock, with infrastructure that is unparalleled. This coupled with our modern clinical approach you get the best care that you rightfully deserve.
Our emergency department complex is a 20-bedded state-of-the-art facility with a dedicated triage area, decontamination bay, patient lobby, minor procedure rooms and dedicated operation theatre. Paediatric emergency has been developed as a subspecialty with a dedicated zone meeting the extra demands of paediatric emergency needs. The department is manned by well-trained emergency medicine consultants, specialists and nursing staff. Evidence-based medicine is practiced as the basis of treatment and care in this facility, along with incorporating the latest developments in medicine.
SCOPE OF SERVICES
24/7 well-equipped and staffed ambulance services with a dedicated ambulance hotline
Availability of consultant teams round-the-clock with dedicated trauma team, stroke team, cardiac team, and paediatric emergency team
Clean and safe environment providing wholesome care and meeting patient’s emergency needs
Emergency-initiated quicker diagnostic and radiological investigations with provisional reports
Manchester Triage System based triage facility with time-bound process and intervention
Facilities and provisions kept ready for major incident, mass trauma and disaster management
Dedicated patient care coordinators working with you to address all your needs
Regular training programs and community driven welfare programmes conducted by the department
Initiation of admission procedure and inter-departmental collaboration for optimum patient care
Polite and professional staff adding to the experience of holistic patient care
We are committed, trustworthy, reliable and act conscientiously, consistently, and in accordance with our values.
Evidence-based Decision Making
We effectively retrieve, evaluate, integrate, weigh and apply knowledge to patient care and system design decision making in the context of patient and social/cultural values.
We accept responsibility for our actions, follow through on our commitments, and measure up to your expectations.
We speak up for patient and population interests, pushing for effective change from providers and policy makers.
We engage in inter-disciplinary problem solving through dialogue, mutual respect, cooperative assertiveness and integrated action.
We have the power to energetically begin a plan, or change what isn't working in ourselves, our department or our system, and see it through.
We systematically and continually assess out thinking for clarity, accuracy, bias, precision, logic and relevance.
We are committed to the health and well-being of individuals and society through ethical practice, respect, collegiality and high personal standards of behaviour.
24/7 ambulance services
Resuscitation and stabilisation
Outpatient therapeutic services
Accident and emergency services
Emergencies due to any disorder
Falls in elderly
Accidents on the road, at home or at the workplace
Severe allergic reactions from insect bites, food or medications
Loss of vision or hearing
Severe abdominal pain, persistent vomiting
Drug overdose or swallowing poison
Shooting or stabbing
Fever, cough, respiratory infection
Any other sudden illness that needs medical help
TREATMENTS AND PROCEDURES
Advanced emergency airway management in adults
Basic airway management in adults
Mechanical ventilation in ER
NIV in ER
Rapid sequence intubation in adults
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) in adults and paediatrics
Basic Life Support (BLS) in adults and paediatrics