Imperial Hospital, a 375-bed private hospital equipped with advanced medical equipment, began its service at Pahartali, Chattogram on Saturday. Renowned Indian cardiac surgeon Devi Shetty, founder of the Narayana Health in India, has inaugurated the hospital in Chattogram.
The newly-incepted cardiac centre will be jointly operated by Narayana Health and Imperial. The 6,60,000-sq ft facility consists of five separate buildings on seven acres of land in the port city’s Pahartali area which was constructed at the cost of Tk 900 crore.
Addressing at the inaugural ceremony, Imperial Hospital chairman Rabiul Hossain, a noted ophthalmologist, said patients in Chattogram had no option but going abroad in absence of quality healthcare service in the city. Considering that, Chittagong Eye Infirmary and Training Complex Trust took an initiative to set up a hospital of international standards in Chattogram.
The hospital will offer health care services based on international standards. The hospital features five buildings, 14 modular operation theaters, 16 nurse stations, 62 consultant rooms with outpatient department facilities, 64 critical care beds, neonatal unit with 44 beds, and eight pediatric intensive care units on seven acre of land. There are 88 single cabins, 76 double cabins, eight pediatric ICU, 40 rooms for the patients’ attendants, a dormitory to accommodate 271 people.
There are also 10 per cent beds have been reserved for the poor patents.