N. S. Memorial Institute of Medical Sciences

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N. S. Memorial Institute of Medical Sciences
Kollam District Co-operative Hospital Society
N. S. Memorial Institute of Medical Sciences.jpg
N. S. Memorial Institute of Medical Sciences
Geography
LocationPalathara, Kollam, Kerala, India
Organisation
FundingCooperative
Hospital typeSpecialist
Services
Emergency departmentYes
Beds500
History
Founded2000
Links
Websitewww.nshospital.org

N. S. Memorial Institute of Medical Sciences (NSMIMS) is a co-operative hospital located in Palathara, Kollam, Kerala, India.

It was founded in 2000 in memory of N. Sreedharan (died 1985), a communist organizer who was a member of the secretariat of the Communist Party of India (Marxist). This is the first Co-operative Multi Super Specialty Hospital in South Kerala.[1] The hospital has 13 specialty departments and 40 doctors including 25 post graduate doctors and more than 250 medical and paramedical staff.[2] It has a full range of services.

New block under construction at N. S. Memorial Institute of Medical Sciences, Kollam

History[edit]

NSMIMS was established in 2000 in a temporary facility. The hospital started functioning fully from 2006 after being inaugurated by Prakash Karat, General Secretary of Communist Party of India (Marxist).[3]

Location[edit]

NSMIMS is situated 6 kilometers from Kollam railway station and 60 kilometers from Trivandrum International Airport.

Departments[edit]

Nursing college[edit]

N.S Memorial College of Nursing, Ayathil, Kollam

N.S. Memorial Nursing School has started functioning.[2] The nursing school building opened in 2011 and has facilities to accommodate 200 students. The society has started a B.Sc. Nursing course.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "N. S. Memorial Institute of Medical Sciences, Kollam". Retrieved 21 April 2015.
  2. ^ a b "VS to open nursing school building". The Hindu. 12 August 2011. Retrieved 1 November 2013.
  3. ^ "Provide basic health care to all: Karat". The Hindu. 18 February 2006. Retrieved 1 November 2013.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 8°52′48″N 76°38′26″E / 8.8799°N 76.6405°E / 8.8799; 76.6405