The Caritas hospital Kottayam is an NABH accredited, ISO 9001 certified multi specialty hospital. With a total bed strength of 635, it is one of the major hospitals in the state of Kerala. Being a major super specialty hospital, it is integrated with many services and departments.
Some of these departments are Anesthesia, Cancer Institute, Dentistry, Dermatology, Venereology, Leprosy, Endocrinology, Ent, General Medicine, General Surgery, Heart Institute, Interventional Radiology, Gastroenterology, Surgical, Surgical Gastroenterology, Obstetrics, Gynaecology, Neonatology, Nephrology, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Traumatology, pathology, paediatric and cosmetic and several others.
Apart from these, Caritas hospital Kottayam also conducts training programs with its college of nursing, Caritas allied health science, and college of pharmacy. The Caritas hospital Kottayam conducts a special program of C-care where patients are given special privileges while they are waiting for their checkup to conducted. The ambulance service of the hospital is available for 24 hours for a very minimal charge. The hospital also provides several facilities to its patients and their loved ones. These facilities include the ATM, Coffee stall, Chapel, parking, pharmacy, stationary, security, taxi stand, and television in every room. The pharmacy of the institute offers its services to both inpatient and outpatients along with a 24 hour service.
The experienced pharmacist present there and are trained to counsel patients for taking the right medicine. Caritas hospital Kottayam owns a fully equipped critical care unit. These include a 25 bedded Medical Intensive care unit, 15 bedded neonatal intensive care unit, 3 bedded paediatric intensive care unit. All these ICU units are equipped with an ambulance service that is available round the
clock. Along with the above stated, there are many diagnostic labs whose facilities are available for both inpatients and outpatients. These Labs include that of biochemistry, Haematology, Histopathology, Microbiology, Cardiology. This is again integrated with the facility of blood
bank as well.