Polyclinic facility in peripheral hospitals like Primary and Community Health Centres are introduced to ensure services of specialist doctors and diagnostic facilities to the people from rural and remote rural area, contrary to the current system of having these facilities in major hospitals alone.

Services

  • Speciality outpatient services on selected days in a week
  • Special out Patient clinic for pregnant and other women
  • Facilty for minor surgeries
  • Blood testing facilty for diagnosing liver, kidney, cholestrol related problems apart from common laboratory examinations
  • E.C.G facility
  • Steps are being taken to have scanning, X-Ray facilty and Health Insurance through RSBY in future

Polyclinic facilities are currently available in Vattiyoorkkavu PHC in Thiruvananthapuram; Pinarayi and Pazhayangadi PHCs in Kannur