Hospital Facilities

Support Services

Equipped with the latest and most advanced facilities, Ananthapuri is one of the few healthcare institutions in the country that is fully geared up for treating rare and highly critical conditions.

At a time when patients are forced to go abroad for such treatments, Ananthapuri offers world-class healthcare right at home, thanks to a wide range of state-of-the-art-facilities that enable excellent diagnostic and therapeutic services.

A strategic and futuristic location on the National Highway, close to the Thiruvananthapuram International Airport and the proposed inter state bus terminal at Enchakkal makes it easily accessible from any part of the world - a singular advantage few other hospitals can boast of.

Blood Bank

Department of Transfusion Medicine
Transfusion Medicine at AHRI offers 24 hour blood transfusion service with facility of 100 percentage blood component preparation provided by dedicated and competent staff. The blood bank has fully automated equipment for appropriate screening of blood units for various transfusion transmitted diseases using fourth generation ELISA kits (Unique in Kerala).

Q) Who can give blood?
A) Any one between the ages of 18 and 60 who are fit and healthy.

Q) How often can I give blood?
A) 4 times a year this comes roughly 3 months.

Q) Will I be asked hundreds of questions before I give blood?
A) Yes, we will be asking you a number of questions but don’t worry- we promise to get through it all as quickly as possible and there is a good reason for it. Our primary concern is that giving blood won’t affect your health in any way. We also have to make sure that your blood is safe for patients. We do need your cooperation in answering these questions and of course all your details will be treated in the strictest confidence.

Q) How much blood will be taken?
A) If you are 45 Kgs upto 55 Kgs in weight then 350 ml and if you are above 55 Kgs then 450 ml will be drawn out. However there is no need to bother as it is only 10% of blood is taken out.

Q) How will giving blood affect my health?
A) If you are fit and healthy, you shouldn’t experience any problems whatsoever.

Q) What if I develop an infection after I donate?
A) The needle which is used for collection is attached to the blood bag itself and is disposed off and there is no chance of infection if you donate blood.

Q) What will happen to the blood I donate?
A) The blood you donated will be separated into different components and tested for various diseases and finally it will be given to needy patients.

Q) What should I eat after donation?
A) You can have a lot of fluid in order to replenish and you can resume all normal activities after

Q) How can I donate blood in AHRI blood bank?
A) It’s a simple process Our MSW will give you a simple questionnaire card get yourself registered and under go a very simple screening process through a questionnaire. You will be welcome as a blood donor if found fit and healthy to donate blood.

Q) Will I be called again for blood donation?
A) Not at all, But if you are interested in Blood donation you can donate blood 24X7

Services

Services

24 hours blood transfusion services
24 hour facility for voluntary blood donation
100 percentage component preparation which includes
     1. Packed Red Cells (PRBC),
     2. Fresh Frozen Plasma (FFP)
     3. Random Donor Platelets (RDP)
     4. Cryo Poor Plasma (CPP)
     5. Single Donor Plasma (SDP),
     6. Cryoprecipitate(CrPPt)

Immunohaematological Tests

Modern Cross matching Technique
Direct Coomb’s test and Indirect Coombs Test
Evaluation of Transfusion reaction.
Rh antibody titre in Rh Negative mothers
Haemolytic diseases of new born work up
ABO discrepancy resolution.

Pharmacy

24*7

Diagnostics

X ray, Ultrasonogram, C T scan, MRI
Laboratory

Stay

To supplement the care with compassion, the Deluxe Rooms provide a soothening and panoramic view of our landscaped garden with all modern facilities like TV, Fridge, Telephone etc. All these add to the comfort level of the patient in a serene environment.

Emergency Room & ICU’s

Whether at 10:00am on Monday morning or 3:00am Saturday night, our Emergency Services Department stands ready to respond to a wide variety of emergency situations. From the latest standards of care for the treatment of acute heart attacks to the early diagnosis and care of routine minor infections and acute injuries, the Emergency Department can respond with rapid intervention. The members of the Emergency Physician Staff has got extensive experience in emergency medical care. The nursing staff has completed specialized training in emergency nursing.

The goal of Ananthapuri Hospital is to provide quality care in a timely fashion, to be able to respond quickly and correctly to any problem and to treat our patients with dignity and compassion. We routinely seek and review patient's comments and complaints in order to strive to improve our ability to care at a time when patients and families need the most support.

Ambulance Service
A fully equipped ambulance service to pick up Cardio and Medical Emergency patients. The facilities include Cardiac Resuscitation and Intubation and Ventilatoring services, Trained doctors, Paramedical and Nursing. Emergency care services of the hospital is supported by this ambulance with all emergency equipments to assist the trauma victims right from the site of accident.

Information To Inpatients & Bystanders

The hospital has the following in-patient facilities

Cubical/General Ward
Non AC rooms
Ac Rooms
Deluxe AC Rooms
Suite rooms

Dining and Snack facilities

Main Restaurant is located in the Ground Floor – open 24 hrs
Snack counter in first floor
Snack counter in fourth floor

Useful Phone Numbers

Operator – 9 or (+91 471 2579900)
Housekeeping – 1099
PRO / Enquiry – 2016, 2017
Maintenance – 1008

Only one bystander is allowed in patient rooms. This needs to be strictly followed for infection control.

Children below 12 years will not be allowed to visit patients
Hospital clothes will be provided.
Food from outside is not allowed in the hospital
Food recommended by our Doctors/ Dietician will be served to the patient from the F & B Department

Infection Control Guidelines

Wear gloves and mask, whenever necessary
Wash hands before and after patient contact
Avoid visiting patients if you are sick or if you have an open wound
Always keep the doors closed
Avoid handling any instrument/surface that has been in contact with blood or body fluids.
No medication from outside should be taken into patient rooms
All household items [ Pillow, bed spread, etc] will be provided

Safety Guidelines

Maintain a quiet environment and avoid unnecessary noise
Please don't open the windows in AC rooms
Don't permit children into balconies
Entire hospital and premises are strictly non smoking area
Familiarize with the locations of FIRE Exits which are clearly marked
Follow the directions of staff in case a CODE RED is announced over the Hospital Public Address System.
Floor plans and Direction boards are displayed at prominent location. Please familiarize with them