Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital

Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre, managed by Reliance Foundation, is located in Girgaon, Mumbai, India. Founded in 1925 by Gordhandas Bhagwandas Narottamdas, it was renovated and reopened in 2014. The hospital is also called "Hurkisondas Hospital" and "Reliance Hospital.

HistoryEdit

 
Prime Minister Of India ,Narendra Modi at ceremony held to rededicate Sir H.N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre, in Mumbai on October 25, 2014. The Governor Of Maharashtra, Shri C. Vidyasagar Rao is also seen

Gordhandas Bhagwandas Narottamdas, a physician and social worker, proposed the Harkisan Narottamdas Hospital (also spelled Hurkisondas Nurrotumdas Hospital) to his adoptive mother Zaverben and his aunt Mankunwar, wife of deceased Harkisan Narottamdas Sheth. They agreed and donated the bungalow and funds. In 1918, the foundation of hospital was laid by the Lady Willingdon. In 1925, the construction was completed and inaugurated by Lesli Wilson, the Governor of Bombay. Gordhandas served patients there until his death in 1975.[1]

The hospital was taken over by the Reliance Foundation in 2006. The 7-floor old heritage building and the 22-floor building behind it were renovated starting 2011. It was inaugurated and rededicated by the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 25 October 2014.[2][3]

FacilitiesEdit

The Tower is a newly constructed building, housing Emergency Medical Services, the Out-Patient Department, In-Patient Services, Diagnostics, Operation Theatre Complex, Executive Health Check, and separate floors for Day Care, Woman & Child Health. It is proposed to have an entire floor for free and subsidised in-patient beds. Located across two floors, the Intensive Critical Care Unit (ICU) has beds configured to the single-room concept. There are Isolation Rooms on each floor.[citation needed]

The hospital offers healthcare facilities pertaining to six key areas: Cardiac Sciences, Nephro-Urology, Neuro Sciences, Oncology, Orthopaedics & Spine and Woman & Child Health, Over 258 consultants in various areas of specialization drive and manage the activities. They are assisted by a staff of 1,000, including paramedical and other support. The hospital also provides free and subsidized out-patient and in-patient treatment to the needy.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bhatt, Dolat (20 October 2019). "દર્દીઓની સેવામાં આયખું આપી દેનારા ગોરધનબાપા (ધરતીનો ધબકાર: રવિપૂર્તિ)" (in Gujarati). Gujarat Samachar. pp. 10, 12. Retrieved 22 October 2019.
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  3. ^ Irani, Delshad (22 October 2014). "PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate Reliance Foundation Hospital on Friday". The Economic Times. Retrieved 22 October 2019.
  4. ^ "Sneak Peek: Mumbai's Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital - Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital". The Economic Times. Retrieved 28 May 2018.

Coordinates: 18°57′31″N 72°49′11″E / 18.958744°N 72.81985°E / 18.958744; 72.81985 (Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre)

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