free medical centre opened at the Tambaram railway station on Monday. Set up by Global Health City in association with the railways, it will provide emergency care for passengers at the railway station, according to a statement from the hospital.
It will have first aid facilities, a nursing station, treatment and examination areas and dressing room. There will also be round-the-clock ambulance facility with a team of trained professionals
A doctor, paramedic and a nurse will be available 24×7, according to the statement.
Tambaram, a major transit point, has an inflow of at least 50,000 passengers a day and the centre will be able to address emergency care in the area, the statement said.
The centre was inaugurated by Dr Krishna Kumar, head, ENT department, Global Health City.
Hospital director Dr K Pruthvinath said, “With the new centre’ we would like to facilitate sick patients on the move and make their travel more comfortable. It will benefit numerous passengers. We are privileged to present a state-of-the-art emergency centre at Tambaram railway station.”