Hospital was inaugurated
in the year 1993 with bed strength of 850 beds including Col. R.N.Chopra Nursing Home. Medical College
Hospital houses with various clinical departments like Medicine, Surgery, Eye,
Orthopaedics, Radiology, Anesthesiology, Blood Bank, Pathology, Microbiology and
Bio-Chemistry for provide an array of services aimed at the well being of the people in its areas of
Govt. Medical College Hospital has a emergency wing which run round the
clock with facilities like reception, enquiry/registration counter, observation,
resuscitation, emergency ward, disaster ward, Blood Bank, emergency operation
theatres, recovery wards and emergency labs. The specialists from Medicine,
Surgery, Orthopaedics, Forensic Medicine and Casualty Medical Officers are also
available. The senior consultants from all specialties/super specialties are on
call duty. X-Ray, Ultrasound, Spiral CT, ECG, Plaster, Dressing facilities is
available round the clock.
well equipped Ambulances and Hearse body carriers are also available. On an
average 200 patients per day attend the casualty, out of which, about 70 are
admitted and about 10 to 12 are operated in the emergency operation theatres.
The services of medical social workers are also available.
Enquiry counters are
available in OPD registration areas and in casualty, where information regarding
the hospital and admitted patients etc. is provided by the Medical record
I help You counter has been established at Govt. Medical College Hospital in
front of emergency. The social guides working in this counter providing
information regarding the hospital and consultants and admitted patients. A
dedicated telephone with No. 0191-585444 is provided in the counter for
providing information to the public. The counter has internal telephone 428 for
internal communication. This counter keeps control of two ambulances, one
ambulances is stationed at Gandhi Nagar Hospital
and other at Govt. Medical College Hospital Jammu. The drivers are provided with
pagers. Anyone requiring the services of these ambulances calls at May
I help you counter from where these drivers are directed to report by these
Voluntary counseling and testing centre* for
AIDS patient is also being run by Microbiology department for counseling and
testing of HIV positive cases. This centre is situated in front of OPD
registration area in Govt. Medical College Hospital. The services of one male
and one female qualified counsellor in addition to laboratory back up for HIV
testing are also available.
Center opens on working days only.
Stores & Dispensary
Every hospital is having its store which is headed by
Medical Officer, Stores and managed by qualified pharmacists. Every effort is
made to provide smooth supply of drugs, equipments, instruments and supplies to
all the departments for proper functioning of the hospital. All efforts are made
to provide most of the drugs to the patients admitted in the casualty and indoor
wards. The costly drugs required by the poor/unattended patients are procured
from the market on local purchased on recommendations of treating doctors. The
victims of blasts, border firing and unnatural accidents are provided all
necessary medicines from the hospital.
The hospital dispensaries also provide the medicines to the OPD patients. The
list of drugs available in the hospital is displayed in the dispensary as well
as in the different OPD’s.