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Press Release
First time in Public Sector
Specialty OP clinics begins on Monday at HLL Hindlabs
Thiruvananthapuram, July 2: Bringing high quality healthcare at low costs particularly
to the poorer sections of society, Central government PSU HLL Lifecare is launching OP
clinics at Hindlabs Diagnostics Centre and Speciality Clinic, opposite
Thiruvannthapuram Medical College in the capital city.
Several super speciality OP services will come under one umbrella for the first time in
the public sector in the capital city.
Located at the TRIDA Sopanam complex, directly opposite the Medical College, the OP
clinics will operate in two shifts from 9 am to 1pm and from 4pm to 8pm.
The super speciality venture has the top names in the General Medicine, Diabetology,
ENT, Gastroenterology, Nephrology, Ophthalmology, Pulmonology, Cardiology,
Dermatology, Paediatrics, and Orthopaedic clinics.
Former Medical College Principal and its Nephrology Department head Dr Ramdas
Pisharody, former Gastroenterology Department head Dr Selvin, the state Health
Department’s first Diabetics clinic head and chief physician and later Kerala Health
Services specialist Dr Dinesh Prabhu are some of the well-known names working at the
new Hindlabs centre.
Hindlabs’s 24-hour laboratory services are made available at 30-60 percent lower
rates than private labs. While private labs charge between Rs 45-80 for cholesterol
tests, here it is only Rs 31; blood sugar tests at Rs 15 are nearly half the rate of private
lab tests, lipid profile and also liver function test each costs Rs 229 as against Rs 320440 in private labs, thyroid hormone profile test is Rs 210 while other labs bill it at Rs
300-500, HCV RNA_PCR quantitative test is Rs 2,530, while it cost between Rs 3,7006,700 and ultrasound scan is done for Rs 400, as against Rs 650-700 in private labs.
Senior citizen health check up, general health check-up and child health check-up
examination packages are available.
Lab results are made available online or through SMS. Lab facilities include X-Ray, ECG,
Echo Cardiograph, PFD, Endoscopy, DMD, Ultrasound scan and Halter. Pharmacy
facilities are also available. There is also a home blood collection facility within a 5km
area of the Medical College premises.
ENDS