Gleneagles Global Health City Launches Ambulances at Vandalur in Order to Provide Healthcare Access to the People in the Region

16th July 2021: Gleneagles Global Health City (GGHC) launches a 24×7 advanced life support ambulance in Vandalur to provide medical assistance to people in need of medical emergencies. Mr. Debasis Jana, Director, Arignar Anna Zoological Park, & Mr. Naga Sathish Gidijala, Deputy Director, Arignar Anna Zoological Park, flagged off the ambulance marking the inception of the event.

For the well-being of the general public in the neighborhood, the advanced life support ambulance is equipped with the following:

  • Oxygen Cylinder D type
  • O2 Flow meter
  • Trilogy 202 Ventilator
  • Ambu Bag
  • Defibrillator with Monitor
  • Laryngoscope Adult & Paediatric
  • Scoop Stretcher
  • Vehicle test load

These equipment will be available at all times to stabilize the patient during their transit to an Emergency Room.

At all times the ICU on Wheels will have the following:

  • Pick up & Drop on priority basis (quick and prompt)
  • 24×7 availability of highly trained Emergency Trauma Care Technologist
  • Emergency trained Ambulance driver
  • Equipped with wheel chair stretcher
  • Emergency lifesaving drugs
  • GPS enabled to ensure fastest turnaround time by activating our fleet of ambulances based on the proximity to the location

While commenting on this achievement, Dr. Alok Khullar, CEO – Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai, said, “Immediate medical intervention in life threatening emergencies saves lives and we at Gleneagles Global Health City are doing our part to ensure that no lives are lost because of the unavailability of an advanced life support Ambulance at Vandalur. We will gradually expand these services to many more nearby areas shortly.”

GGHC Ambulance Spots in Neighbourhood

About Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai

Gleneagles Global Health City at Perumbakkam, Chennai is one of India’s most renowned multi-organ transplant centre. It’s also one of the top tertiary care multi-speciality hospitals in the city with path-breaking Liver, Neuro, Heart, Lung and Kidney procedures to its credit and legacy. The NABH, NABL and NABB accredited hospital operates 200+ beds. A modern CathLab, 13 operation theatres, advanced imaging services (Trubeam STX, Slice PET CT and Tesla MRI) offer cutting edge emergency and critical care management following internationally approved clinical protocols.

Over 10 years of clinical excellence has earned the hospital tie-ups with all major cashless health insurance players and is the preferred choice hospital by all major corporates in the city. The hospital is an international medical destination for thousands of patients in India, Middle East, Africa and SAARC nations. The hospital also offers VideoConsult services to its patients in India and abroad.

Gleneagles Global Health City is a part of IHH Healthcare, one of the world’s largest healthcare providers. With its full spectrum of integrated services, dedicated people, reach and scale, and commitment to quality and safety, IHH aspires to be the world’s most trusted healthcare services network, united by a single purpose: to touch lives and transform care. More information on Gleneagles Global Health City can be found at hospital website.

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