New Delhi, India – February 6, 2024 VMMC & Safdarjung Hospital, one of India’s premier medical institutions, is proud to announce the inauguration of its cutting-edge New Haematology and Medical Oncology Block along with additional healthcare facilities, in a ceremony by the Director General of Health Services (DGHS) Dr Atul Goel in presence of Dr Vandana Talwar Medical Superintendent, Dr Geetika Khanna Principal VMMC, all Addl MS, HODs & ONS & staff.
Dr Vandana Talwar stated that the newly established block depicts a significant milestone in Safdarjung Hospital’s commitment to providing world-class healthcare services to patients battling cancer and hematological disorders. Equipped with state-of-the-art technology and manned by highly skilled medical professionals, this aims to offer comprehensive care and treatment options, including chemotherapy, surgical interventions, and bone marrow transplants, among others.
As per Dr Kaushal Kalra head, Department of Medical Oncology and BMT unit , expanded Intensive Care Unit (ICU) facilities will also be there for the cancer patients in this block.These enhancements underscore the hospital’s dedication to addressing the diverse healthcare needs of its patients with advanced medical infrastructure and specialized care.
Dr Atul Goel Director General of Health Services gave his blessings & stated that the inauguration of these state-of-the-art facilities marks a significant step forward in Safdarjung Hospital’s mission to provide accessible, high-quality healthcare services to all segments of society. Patients can now avail themselves of advanced treatment options and comprehensive care under one roof, ensuring better outcomes and improved quality of life.
Safdarjung Hospital remains steadfast in its commitment to advancing medical research, training the next generation of healthcare professionals, and fostering a culture of compassionate care. Dr J.M. Khungar (HOD Haematology ) said that the inauguration reaffirms the hospital’s position as a beacon of hope and healing in the fight against cancer and hematological disorders.The block will have 20 beds in Medical Oncology Ward , 20 beds in Haematology ward , 20 beds in Medical Oncology day care , 13 beds in
Haematology day care ,6 beds in
Bone marrow transplant unit & 8 dedicated ICU beds for cancer patients, stated Dr Sumita Chaudhry Incharge clinical Haematology.