Nandyal acts as a medical hub for all the places around it mainly because of Santhiram Medical College & General Hospital which provides absolutely free treatment for all of its patients. Located across the town are a number of hospitals including government and private hospitals, nursing homes and medical stores that attend to the needs of the people of Nandyal and nearby places. Most of the hospitals are equipped with advanced treatment facilities needed to provide best healthcare possible to the people of the city.
Private Hospitals in Nandyal
Private hospitals are more proffered now a day as compared to government hospital or non-profit hospitals. They are very expensive as compared to the other two categories but still we prefer them more. The reason is clear as we don’t want to compromise in case of health of our loved ones and our own. Private hospitals offer facilities which are not easily available in government hospitals due to the population of our country. Private hospitals reduce waiting times which results in access to treatments, facilities or surgeons at ease which is not available elsewhere and they offer better accommodation and catering during your stay.
Some of the private specialty hospitals in the city include Medicare Hospital located at R S Road, Pranav Super Speciality Eye Hospital at Sanjeev Nagar, Mani’s Hospital at Sanjeev Nagar and many more. Nandyal is one of the preferred healthcare destinations and medical centre for the people of nearby places.
Government Hospitals in Nandyal
Although government hospitals can’t provide one to one healthcare facility as compared to private hospitals, but still major part of our population is dependent on them only, as they are very cheap, especially in the small towns and villages.
Santhiram Medical College & General Hospital, affiliated to Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences is the only government hospital situated in Nandyal and most of the population the town and nearby villages is dependent on its facilities.
The best thing about the hospital is that it is absolutely free for all out patients and inpatients. Everything in the hospital including all elective surgeries, bed charges, and drugs for needy patients, cataract surgeries and even the food is absolutely free. All diagnostics including blood tests , X-Ray, and Ultrasound are done free at very nominal rates to all patients. In case of pregnancy both Normal Deliveries and Caesarians are absolutely free and investigations for pregnant women are completely free of cost. Ten buses are provided for free transportation to patients of all the villages within a radius of 90 kms. Santhiram General Hospital is the only hospital which conducts free medical camps everyday at villages.
Nursing Homes in Nandyal
When we talk about a Nursing Home, we usually refer to a small private residential accommodation with health management, especially for elderly citizens. It is the best choice for people who require 24-hour medical care and supervision. A nursing home provides many facilities including room and board, monitoring of medication, 24-hour emergency care, Social and recreational activities and personal care (including dressing, bathing, and toilet assistance).
Shirisha Nursing Home located at Telugu Peta is one of the most famous nursing home of Nandyal.
Medical Shops in Nandyal
All kind of medical stores are available in Nandyal including Ayurvedic medical shops, Homeopathic medical shops and allopathic medical shops. Ayurvedic Medical stores of the city are Venkappa Ayurvedic Stores located at Main Road, Danvantri Ayurvedic Stores at Byrmal Street, Danvantri Ayurvedic Stores, Srigiri Medical Hall at Balaji Complex, Venkappa Ayurvedic Agencies at Balaji Complex and Venkappa Sons at Main Road.
Other Medical stores of the place include Nobel Medical Stores at R S Road, Gaffar Medical Store in Byrmal Street, Apollo Pharmacy at N K Road, Darwin Pharmacy at Sanjeeva Nagar and Laxmi Medical Agencies at One Town. They fulfill the needs of every kind of medications required for people of Nandyal.
Diagnostic Services in Nandyal
No disease is cured without being identified first. This identification of disease is done through some tests and an exam based on the symptoms of the patient and this identification process is done at a certain place called diagnostic lab or diagnostic facility provider. Nandyal has many diagnostic centers available in the town including Aswani Diagnostic Services at Srinivas Nagar and Lotus Diognostic Centre at Sanjeeva Nagar.