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Healthcare Services in Thoothukudi

When it comes to healthcare services, Thoothukudi has everything from the diagnosis to prevention to the cure of the illness or diseases of the patients. There are several private and government hospitals are located all around the city to cure people of their illness of various kinds. Many super specialty and multi specialty hospitals are also located in ample amount here. Apart from them various nursing homes, diagnostic centers and medical stores have their presence in the city to fulfill the need of all people. 

Healthcare Services in Thoothukudi

Here are the details of government departments handling healthcare services of Thoothukudi:

Thoothukudi, Deputy Director of Health Services Office
Name of the Office: Deputy Director of Health Services
Email Id : dphtut@nic.in
Phone No : 91-461–2334526, 2329718
Office Address : 166, North Beach Road, Thoothukudi -1

Office of the Joint Director of Health Services, Thoothukudi
Joint Director : Dr.J.Nallathambi GnanaThevaharan, MBBS, DCH.,
Office: 166, North Beach Road, Fisheries Campus, Thoothukudi - 628 001.
Telephone: 0461 - 2332234
Fax: 0461 - 2332334
Cell: 9444982682
Email: thoothukudi.jdhs@rediff mail.com

Private Hospitals in Thoothukudi

Private hospitals in Thoothukudi like elsewhere offer treatment to all diseases at the comfort of the patient with a higher price as compared to the government hospital. Private hospitals located in the vicinity of Thoothukudi include Rajesh Tilak Hospital located at Millerpuram, A. V. M. Hospital located at Palayamkottai Road, Sankar Hospital located at Pudiyamputhur and many more. A lot of people from rural areas of Thoothukudi visit these hospitals along with the city population on a regular basis.

Private hospitals in Thoothukudi

Government Hospitals in Thoothukudi

Government hospitals definitely does not stand at the first place or choice among the masses in case of the services provided by them, but they definitely stands at the first position when it comes to the money saving. Most of the government hospitals offer treatment to the patients at a very reasonable price and sometimes free to the very poor ones of our society. Services offered by them are not as good as of private hospitals but they still offer good service to the larger part of our society. Thoothukudi Government hospital is located at Palyamkottai Road and serves the society at large at a very nominal rate as compared to the private hospitals.

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Nursing Homes in Thoothukudi

Nursing homes caters to the needs of those who require 24 hour supervision of a medical practitioner. Most of the nursing homes offer 24 hour services to the needy patients and help them in everything including their medication and daily activities such as fulfillment of hygienic needs. Some of the well known nursing homes of Thoothukudi include Theiva Nursing Home located at Alagesapuram, Kay Jee Nursing Home located at Pole Pettai and Jothi Nursing Home located at Teppakulam Street.

Medical Shops in Thoothukudi

Medical shops are one of the most important parts of healthcare services of any city. For every small and big need of our health takes us to these medical shops every now and then. Many medical shops including ayurvedic and allopathic, are located in the vicinity of Thoothukudi to serve the people of the city.

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Diagnostic Services in Thoothukudi

Treatment of any disease starts only after the diagnosis of the same. There are different kinds of tests are prescribed by any doctor to know the disease of any patient base on the symptoms of his body. And all of these tests take place at a diagnostic center located either inside of the hospital or outside of the same. Best Diagnostic center located at Bryant Nagar is one of the most famous diagnostic center of the city.

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