After Shifting OPD from GB Pant, ANI Administration Decides to Provide Tele-Consultation at Designated Urban Health Centres

Port Blair, Aug 13: The A& N Islands have seen a steep rise in COVID-19 positive cases in past few days. G B Pant Hospital, Port Blair is at the forefront of this Administration’s COVID-19 response. 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, have been shifted to the designated to Urban Health Centres w.e.f 7th August 2020.

    In addition to the OPD services at your nearest UHCs, PHCs and CHCs, you 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:

  1. 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.
  2. 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
  3. 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.