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BACKGROUND: Kanchrapara Rly. Hospital is one of the oldest Railway Hospitals in Indian Railways, starting as a health unit in Pre-Independence era in 1900. Its sanatorium for tuberculosis patients was also quite old but it has gradually lost its importance after introduction of modern Anti-TB therapy. It is now giving modern preventive, curative and promotive health care to railway beneficiaries.
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Kanchrapara Hospital, Eastern Railways
Hospital in West Bengal, India
Area of Specialization:
It is a Secondary care hospital for major disciplines catering to employees of Kanchrapara Workshop, Eastern Railway, and their families & dependents. It also caters to Retired Railway employees residing in locality or nearby stations.
Year of Establishment:1900
Complete Address:Kanchrapara Workshop Hospital, Eastern Railway, Kanchrapara, Dist-24 Parganas (North), West Bengal
Location:West Bengal, India
Zip Code:743145
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Introduction & Overview
It is a secondary level care broad specialty hospital, situated in the district of 24Parganas(North) near Kanchrapara railway station. It is 50 km from Kolkata and 5 km from Kalyani. The hospital has 220 beds. It was established to serve the employees and their families of Kanchrapara railway workshop. On date it caters 11000 employees and their dependants and retired employees amounting to more than 50000 beneficiaries.
Specialty & USP's
General Medicine General Surgery Orthopedics Obstetrics & Gynecology Anesthesiology Ophthalmology
Pathology Dentistry Training of House Surgeons are imparted in all major disciplines.
Services & Facilities
All major disciplines have specialist doctors to serve the beneficiaries. The casualty section runs round the clock emergency service. OPD and Clinics in various in various specialities, known as Follow Up Clinics, which are run regularly. OPD in open from 9 am to 1 pm and 3 pm to 5 pm on weekdays and 9 am to 1 pm on Saturdays. Follow Up clinics are run for General Medicine, General Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pediatrics, Ophthalmology, Otolaryngology, etc.
Four Health Units are running simultaneously including 2 nos. within the workshop for managing work related ailments.
i) GENERAL MEDICIN having 50 general beds, 8-bedded Intensive Care Unit having defrillator,Multipara Monitors, pulse oximeter, ABG analyser and other intensive care gadgets including infusion pumps etc.

ii) GENERAL SURGERY and ORTHOPEDICS- having 58 general beds with indoor traction facilty for spondylosis patients.

iii) PEDIATRICS-having 15 ped-medical and 8 ped-surgical beds with facilty for intravenous and intraosseous transfusions, nebulsations, pulse oximetry etc.It has also got one small NEONATAL care unit equipped with Radiant Warmer cum Phototherapy machine for sick newborns.

iv) GYNAECOLOGY and OBSTETRICS with 15 general beds, air-conditioned Labor Room and other facilities for clean vaginal delivery.

v) OPERATION THEATRE complex is fully air-conditioned having 3 separate OTs having all modern gadgets and full time anesthetist.

vi) OPHTHALMOLOGY-having qualified eye-specialists and facility for IOL implantation.

vii) ENT-having qualified ENT surgeons with facility for Audiometry etc.

viii) PATHOLOGY-having semi-auto-analyzer and other modern gadgets with qualified pathologist.

ix) TUBERCULOSIS WARD-with 60 indoor beds

x) Radiology Unit with X-Ray and USG machines.

xi) Physiotherapy Unit with all modern equipments.
Assessment Chart
Bed Strength:220
Staff & Management Strength:21 In-House Regular Doctors (Including Health Units) in various disciplines with visiting colsultants in General Surgery and Anesthesiology.
Vehicle Parking For Visitors & Members:Yes
Canteen / Cafeteria:No
Internal Pharmacy:No
Blood Bank:No
Emergency Handling:Yes
Ambulance Service:Yes
Average Outpatients Per Day:530
Operation Theatre:Yes
Health Counselling:Yes
Permanent & Visiting Panelist Strength:21 In-House Regular Doctors (Including Health Units) in various disciplines with visiting colsultants in General Surgery and Anesthesiology.
General O.P.D. Capacity:550
Private O.P.D. Capacity:50
General O.P.D. Charges:0
Private O.P.D. Charges:40

Achievements & Awards
Modernization of OT Complex and OPD has improved services to the patients considerably.

Presently, more emphasis is given on preventive services and all the health promotive activities are done with great enthusiasm and vigour.
Contact Details
Enquiries & Appointments:033-25873960

Other Information
At present, a continuous health check up program of technical staff (age above 45 years), in the workshop, who are the main workforce, is undertaken on regular basis.
Dr. SS Rathaur
Dr. Ss Rathaur - 24 Feb 2011
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Male & Female Medical Wards, Male & Female Surgical Wards, Maternity Ward, Pediatric Ward and Air Co
Male & Female Medical Wards, Male & Female Surgical Wards, Maternity Ward, Pediatric Ward and Air Co
A/C and Telephones in cabins. Air Conditioned Labor Room and Air Conditioned OT Complex
Tariff Per Day

Dr. (Mrs.) S Das
Orthopedic Surgery
Dr. S K Dey - Asst. DMO (Ortho)
Dr. I Chatterjee - Sr. DMO (ENT)
Dr. A K Mukherjee - Sr. DMO (Path)
Dr. S Chattopadhyay - Sr. DMO (Paed)
Dr. Debashis Kar - Part Time Dental Surgeon
General Surgery
Dr. Ranjan Kumar - Sr. Divln. Med. Officer (S)
Dr. S Biswas - Sr. DMO
Dr. (Mrs.) B Mardi - Sr. DMO
General Medicine
Dr. A. K. Prasad - Sr. Divisional Medical Officer (P)
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Dr. S N Das - Sr. DMO (G&O)
Dr. H Mondal - Sr. DMO (G&O)
Dr. A K Das - Sr. DMO (Eye)
Dr. (Mrs) D Mukherjee - DMO (Eye)
Dr. A. Chakrabarti - Chief Medical Superindentent
Dr. A. Sen - Sr. Divisional Medical Officer (G)
Health Unit
Dr. (Mrs) B. Roy - Sr. DMO - Loco Health Unit
Dr. R K Roy - Sr. DMO - Carriage & Wagon Health Unit
Dr. H Mondal - Sr. DMO - Dangapara Health Unit
Dr. K N Das - Sr. DMO - Halipahar Health Unit

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