AIIMS revises OPD registration timings for cancer patients
IANS Oct 04, 2022
The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has announced a revised timing of OPD registrations for patients to avail of the outpatient services at Dr B.R. Ambedkar Institute-Rotary Cancer Hospital (DBRAIRCH).
The OPD registrations will be done from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on all working days. Earlier, the patients had to register for OPD appointments between 8 a.m. and 11.30 a.m.
"The timing of patients' registration in OPD at DBRAIRCH-AIIMS is revised. The patient registration in OPD will be done from 8 a.m. till 1 p.m. on all working days," said the letter issued by the chief at Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Institute-Rotary Cancer Hospital and head of NCI AIIMS.
No patient will be sent from OPD without consultation, the letter stated. The order said that screening OPD will be conducted from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. with one resident from different departments on a rotation basis.
The OPD time has been revised after new AIIMS director Dr M. Srinivas has taken the charge.
Among other initiatives, the AIIMS has also decided to provide a transport facility to commute Oncology Patients from BRAIRH to NCI, Jhajjar Campus.
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