National Health Mission

Accident and Emergency Department

Broadly speaking, Emergency services in  Government Hospital works under the aegis of department  of Accident & Emergency with an identified post of Chief of the casualty  Medical Officer (CCMO) as per hospital Manual.The Accident & Emergency services are  available round the clock with Junior Resident Casualty to help Casualty  Medical Officer in shift duties assigned to Casualty Medical  Officer as well as Junior Resident (Casualty) by CCMO (A & E).  Specialist Doctors in the concerned specialities  are also available on call as and when required in Casualty. Senior Resident  (SR) of different specialities from specialist cadre are also available round  the clock to give logistic support to casualty Medical Officer.Needless to say, the emergency operation  theatre is functional round the clock for poly trauma cases, abdominal  emergencies & Medico legal cases. In  event of arrival of serious cases in A & E Department treatment / Management gets priority over  paper work like registration and Medico legal formalities in the light of apex  court direction. However, the ultimate decision rests with the treating doctors  from the specialist side/ Casualty Medical Officer for non medical-legal and  medico legal cases respectively.