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PERIPHERAL FACILITIES

In addition to the main campus on Ida Scudder Road, there are a number of peripheral facilities which are also departments of CMC.

OPHTHALMOLOGY DEPARTMENT

CMC’s Ophthalmic Department, is Schell Eye

Hospital 2 km away Patients with eye this department

from the main campus, on Arni Road. problems should go directly to for registration, investigations and

treatment. This

department, equipped with all modern

devices and does computerised field testing, cataract surgery with intraocular lens implantation, phaco-emulsi- fication, orneal transplantation and vitreo-retinal surgery. Inpatient services are also available.

For further details please contact the Main Reception or write to the Head, Ophthalmology Department, Schell Campus, Arni Road,Vellore - 632 001.

In order to reach the Ophthalmology Department, take town bus route no.2 from the CMC bus stop and route no.1 from Bagayam, near CHAD hospital.

MENTAL HEALTH CENTRE (MHC)

CMC’s Department of Psychiatry, is situated on the Christian Medical College Campus at Bagayam, 7km.

south of the main campus. problems may go directly

Patients with psychiatric

to

this

department

for

registration, evaluation and treatment. inpatient and outpatient services are available.

Both

For further details please contact Head

of the

Department of Psychiatry, Mental Health Centre, Bagayam, Vellore-632 002.

In order to reach the Mental Health Centre, take No.1 or 2 town bus from the bus stop near the CMC out-gate which goes to Bagayam.

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NAMBIKKAI NILAYAM

A centre for the evaluation and training of children with mental retardation is housed at the same location as the Mental Health Centre. Here it is essential that atleast one parent of the child should be present during the first consultation and subsequent care and training. The names of the consultants and the registration time for outpatient clinics are given on page

63.

Inpatient services are also available.

For further details write to the Medical Officer,

Nambikkai Nilayam, Bagayam, Vellore - 632 002.

In order to reach Nambikkai Nilayam , take No.1 or 2 town bus from the bus stop near the CMC out-gate which goes to Bagayam.

REHABILITATION INSTITUTE

The Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Depart- ment started by Dr.Mary Verghese,(herself a paraplegic) in 1966, is located in the Christian Medical College campus, Bagayam. This Department provides long term therapy and training for physically handicapped patients to cope with the activities of daily living within the limits of their disability.

For further details write to the Head, Department

of Physical

Medicine

and

Rehabilitation,

Bagayam,

Vellore

  • -

    632

002.

In order to reach the Rehabilitation Institute, take No.1 or 2 town bus from the bus stop near the CMC out- gate which goes to Bagayam.

COMMUNITY HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT (CHAD)

The 80 bed CHAD Hospital is also situated in the Christian Medical College, Bagayam Campus. It is a

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