Maharaj Charan Singh Charitable Hospital, Sikanderpur, Haryana
The Maharaj Charan Singh Charitable Hospital is a 50-bed hospital built on nineteen acres of land at Sikanderpur, District Sirsa (Haryana), approximately 6 kilometres east of Sirsa on the Delhi–Hissar–Sirsa Road. Outpatient services started in 1993, followed a year later with inpatient facilities.
Services are provided to people living in the 92 surrounding villages of Sirsa, Fatehabad and Mansa districts in the border areas of Haryana and Punjab, with an estimated population of 280,000. First aid services are provided to all without any geographic stipulation.
There is dedicated team of 8 doctors of various specialties, 16 nursing staff and 16 technical staff. Medical services are supervised by the Chief Medical Officer. Supporting the medical units is a committed team of over 100 administrative and support personnel.
Over 100,000 outpatients and 8,000 inpatients are served annually. Basic support facilities like laboratory services, X-rays, ultrasound, ECG, as well as medicines and food are provided free of charge. When necessary, patients are referred to appropriate institutions elsewhere for more specialized care.
An ambulance with basic facilities takes patients to referral institutions. Two generators supply the full power needs of the hospital. The hospital kitchen provides various kinds of diets for inpatients. Backup engineering services are available in-house.
Medical & Surgical Services
A physician and a pediatrician provide outpatient and inpatient services. There are 16 inpatient beds. The hospital provides first aid services round the clock.
There is an ophthalmic unit in the hospital that performs approximately 800 operations annually. An orthopaedic surgeon visits periodically. For other surgical needs, a general surgeon, ENT specialist and anesthetist visit from the Beas Hospital.
The hospital has two well-equipped air-conditioned operating theatres that conform to the standard norms of sterilization, prevention of infection, and staff comfort. The surgical department has 24 beds. Annually approximately 800 major operations and 1,000 minor operations are performed.
Dental: Dental services are provided to approximately 8,800 patients as outpatients and about 120 minor operations are performed annually.
Pharmacy: The pharmacy is supplied with drugs from Beas hospital. Medicines are dispensed free of charge by the OPD Dispensary to outpatients for three days at a time.
Physiotherapy: A qualified physiotherapist provides services to approximately 6,700 patients annually.
Laboratory: About 30,000 clinical laboratory tests are carried out including hematology, microbiology, parasitology, serology and biochemistry.