330 bedded Super Specialty Apollo Hospital inaugurated at Lucknow
New Delhi: Asia’s foremost and trusted healthcare group today announced the inauguration of the new 330-bed Apollomedics Super Specialty Hospital in Lucknow by the Hon’ble President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind. The Union Home Minister, Shri Rajnath Singh was also present in the ceremony.
Inaugurating the hospital, the Hon’ble President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind said that Apollomedics hospital which is now in Lucknow is equipped with the most modern hi-tech healthcare facilities. He said that the new super-speciality hospital will prove to be a great healthcare asset as it will offer prompt and high-quality treatment to a large number of people in Lucknow and Uttar Pradesh. The government has given priority to provide modern healthcare to the people, especially the poor and middle class. Along with state governments, the Centre is trying to build infrastructure for modern healthcare all over the country. Because of policy interventions, the government is moving towards a situation where good healthcare is provided to the poor and middle class without their having to pay unnecessary costs.
Located in the heart of Lucknow, the super-speciality hospital will provide tertiary care across 10 Centres of Excellence with more than 30 specialities spearheaded by internationally trained doctors. A noteworthy feature is that 110 beds amongst the 330 beds are dedicated exclusively for critical care.
Speaking at the inauguration, the Hon’ble Governor of Uttar Pradesh, Shri Ram Naik welcomed Apollomedics Super Specialty Hospital in Lucknow and expressed happiness that this hospital is now ready to serve the people of Uttar Pradesh. He lauded the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi for his contributions to the development of the country.
The Hon’ble Union Home Minister, Shri Rajnath Singh said that Apollomedics Super Speciality Hospital will prove to be a model for other hospitals in the city. The healthcare facility is open to all patients not only for Lucknow, but also from across Uttar Pradesh, and from other countries as well. With Apollomedics in the city, Lucknow is set to become an important centre for quality treatment and cancer-related ailments. Talking about medical tourism, Shri Rajnath Singh said that India has become one of the major destinations, and private hospitals have played an important role to promote medical tourism. He said the Government is also constantly working to make healthcare affordable and available to all the people of the country with Ayushman Bharat scheme where Rs.5 lakhs cover has been provided to each family for the medical treatment.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr Prathap C Reddy, Chairman, Apollo Hospitals Group said, “In our endeavour to bring the finest healthcare services to the people of India, we at Apollo have always relentlessly pursued going closer to our patients, which is the reason why we established 71 hospitals across the country. Over the decade's many patients of Uttar Pradesh treated at Apollo Hospitals in other cities expressed their wish that we bring our service to the heartland of India, i.e. Uttar Pradesh. With the launch of Apollomedics Super Speciality Hospital in Lucknow, our 72nd hospital, I am happy that we are now able to go even closer to the people of the state with the best in class health care services they can look forward to.”
Speaking on the occasion, Ms Suneetha Reddy, Chairperson, Apollomedics Super Speciality Hospital said, “In modern times, Uttar Pradesh has become a bellwether of the mood of the nation. The development of Uttar Pradesh, and its social and economic prosperity is in the interest of every citizen of this country because when Uttar Pradesh does well, India does well. That is why we are excited to inaugurate Apollomedics Super Speciality Hospital in Lucknow, in partnership with some of the finest clinicians in this part of the country. It will serve patients across 30 specialities, and is equipped with cutting-edge technology and treatment protocols.”