ALL EMERGENCY CASES SHOULD BE TAKEN DIRECTLY TO CASUALTY -OPD No.10 EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE AVAILABLE AROUND THE CLOCK The hospital lays a lot of emphasis in providing prompt emergency services round the clock on all days. The staff in the Emergency Room will give utmost priority to the patient and no intervention will be denied for delay in paperwork. We request relatives to avoid crowding the casualty and refrain from making unnecessary phone calls to allow proper management and maintain hygiene in the emergency room. Needless to say the services of OPD 10 have to be used in emergencies only and the patient may be sent to the OPD based on the clinical assessment of the CMO. Stretchers/ wheel chairs and attendants are available to assist you in shifting the patient to the emergency room. The Government of Goa has introduced 108 Emergency Services for all medical and trauma cases. 108 is a toll free emergency number that could be dialled for any emergency - medical or trauma. The services include 18 ambulances with state of the art life saving equipment located at various parts of Goa and ensure prompt transfer of patients. The paramedical workers on the ambulances are trained in providing Basic Life support and shifting the patient. The hospital lays a lot of emphasis in providing prompt emergency services round the clock on all days. The staff in the Emergency Room will give utmost priority to the patient and no intervention will be denied for delay in paperwork. We request relatives to avoid crowding the casualty and refrain from making unnecessary phone calls to allow proper management and maintain hygiene in the emergency room. Needless to say the services of OPD 10 have to be used in emergencies only and the patient may be sent to the OPD based on the clinical assessment of the CMO. Stretchers/ wheel chairs and attendants are available to assist you in shifting the patient to the emergency room. The patient will first bee seen by the Chief Medical Officer who may then call for the concerned department after administering first aid. Senior Residents in all the department are posts on casualty duties. Consultants are on call. Public Phones are available outside casualty Paediatric emergencies have to be taken to the Paediatric Ward directly. Similarly emergencies involving Obstetrics and Gynaecology have to be shifted to the OBG ward directly. In case of a medoco-legal case a MLC paper is made which is free of cost and is maintained by the hospital. The emergency room is equipped with suction machines, defibrillators and with other life saving equipment. All emergency drugs are available in Casualty. There are 4 emergency OTs situated close to Casualty. There is a special X Ray unit with a technician on duty 24 hours. Trauma Ward (120) Patient with trauma may be admitted in Trauma ward from where they are shifted to the respective departments. The trauma ward is equipped with all life saving drugs and equipment and is in close proximity with the Emergency OTs.