Neonatology

Neonatology
The Neonatal Intensive Care unit at Venkata Padma Hospital is highly specialised to provide newborn care, who are in critical state.
Level IIb NNF accredited NICU is one of the best equipped and well staffed.
The unit receives referral from within the district and surroundings three districts and upto Orissa.
Extremely Prematurity baby till 28 weeks gestation are saved with minimum morbidity.
Clinical Expertise
The Department is managed by highly qualified and trained Neonatologist, Available round the clock,
As we have fellowship training programme in Neonatology, they add to the improved service provided.

The use of latest knowledge, technology helps us for speedy recovery of small premature baby.
The unit is staffed with well trained, skilled and experienced nurses.

Infrastructure
Some of the specialized features available in VPH NICU are as follows:
1) Advanced incubators and warmers
2) Invasive and non invasive ventilation
3) LED phototherapy unit
4) Embrace for transport (intra transport)
5) 24 hours portable X-ray/Ultrasound
6) Expert neonatal surgical unit
7) Multipara monitors
8) Well organised neonatal developmental follow up cases
9) Most importantly dedicated trained nursing staff
Being in periphery and having such advanced Neonatology care is back bone of our hospital

Milestone & Achievements

1) VPH has approximately 1000 admission each year
2) 100 patient ventilated annually with 95 % survival rate.
3) Babies around 800 to 1 kg are survived our NICU with minimum morbidity
4) We have robust academic programme in place for training of neonatal fellow and DNB trainees.
5) We received DATA GURU award from state for keeping best documentation data.