This site is intended for Healthcare professionals only.
×

Puducherry: JIPMER introduces toll free number for emergency services

Puducherry: JIPMER introduces toll free number for emergency services

Puducherry: Patients in emergency can get timely medical advice with the premier health institute JIPMER here announcing facilities, including use of video chat application Skype and a toll-free number, for their benefit.

A toll free number 1800-425-6565, mobile number 9787757279 besides three landline numbers (0413-2271301, 2271302 and 2271303) had been introduced to enable the public to use the emergency service effectively, Director of the Centrally-administered JIPMER Dr S C Parija said.

A team of junior and senior doctors had also been given a smart phone to respond to any telephonic call from a patient requiring emergency consultations to guide them. Skype service was also available and the ID is ‘casualty desktop telemedicine JIPMER or casualty mobile telemedicine JIPMER’, he said in a release. However, general enquiry would not be entertained as the new facilities were for emergency service.

0 comment(s) on Puducherry: JIPMER introduces toll free number for emergency services

Share your Opinion Disclaimer

Sort by: Newest | Oldest | Most Voted
    Source: PTI

    Opinion Polls

    Should Government Doctors be allowed to do Private Practice?