Port Blair, Aug 7: In view of the increase in infection as well as to protect patients visiting G B Pant Hospital from unnecessary exposure to COVID-19, OPD services of G B Pant Hospital for minor ailments, are being shifted to the designated Urban Health Centres w.e.f  7th August, 2020.

In addition to the OPD services at your nearest UHCs, PHCs and CHCs, ailing persons may also take the benefit of tele-medicine services being provided by the specialists of GBPH, Department of Health Services. These consultations have been restricted to minor ailments and routine follow-up:


The Doctors will obtain detail of the person/patient including the address and Phone Nos. and prepare a prescription. Patients to indicate their nearest UHC during the consultation.

The hospital staff will collect these prescriptions from the consulting Doctor at the closure hours of OPD i.e. 01.30 PM and obtain medicines from the pharmacy counter of the hospital and dispatch the same to the nearest UHC from where the patient can collect it between 5PM to 8PM

Home delivery of medicines shall be operationalized for senior citizens except in the containment zone.

In order to minimize exposure to the virus, people are advised to use tele-consultation as far as possible. For other medical assistance please call the helpline 102.