Paediatrics is a branch of medicine that deals with the health and disease of children. At Dighi Multispeciality Hospital, Pune, the department consists of a children’s ward, a paediatric intensive care unit and a special care neonatal unit. protocols to ensure optimal, evidence-based care to patients, at all times.
Outpatient unit (OPD) has a paediatric section which includes immunisation clinic. Immunisation is provided by a trained vaccinator. A paediatrician is available for consultation throughout the OPD hours. In Dighi Multispeciality Hospital, Pune, OPD, our thrust is not only on treatment of diseases but also on promotion of overall health of children and prevention of diseases, especially nutritional diseases and infections.
Indoor care of children is supervised by the Sr Specialists of the respective unit. During emergency hours as well, specialist pediatrician is available to supervise the care being provided to the children. Physical proximity of PICU to children’s ward ensures prompt transfer of children in need of intensive care.