SUT HOSPITAL: In the path of Excellence for three decades
Sree Uthradom Thirunal Hospital ,established in the year 1987 at Trivandrum is noted for its excellent medical treatments in the beginning itself. All facilities for interventional Cardiology and open heart surgery were available here in the beginning stage itself. SUT is the first hospital in Kerala which has conducted the first coronary artery bypass surgery in a beating heart. The first mitral Valvuloplasty was done here. SUT has many such success stories.
The SUT is the first multi super specialty hospital which has the best pedigree of 32 years in medical treatment field. In 2013 ‘’BR Life’ ’under the leadership of DR BR Shetty took over SUT.BR Life is a part of BRS ventures which has its head office at Abu Dhabi. Now there are 6 hospitals under BR Life. The headquarters of BR Life, which is a very fast developing hospital chain, is in Bangalore. SUT is the first hospital in India which has been taken over by BR Life.
30 Speciality Departments
SUT is one of the two hospitals at Trivandrum which has all kinds of super specialities .Because of that, in case of any type of cross reference was needed for patients , the services of our departments can be readily made available. There by proving fast , better treatments .SUT has a team of famous and best doctors. There are 1018 doctors and 261 nurses in SUT. The best patient care provided by them is making this hospital people friendly.
SUT is fully patient friendly. In the words of Col Rajeev Mannali, Chief Administrative Officer,
SUT: ’’The remark of Chairman BR Shetty about this is ‘ Pulse before purse’. This is before us always as a guideline. We believe, more importance has to be given to the life of patients than the bill. Our Chairman is a corporate leader who is very much employee friendly. He is particular that salary of employees has to be credited in their account at the end of the month itself. SUT is giving importance to all sorts of development of the employees. Along with it, we are taking utmost care to the safety of patients and their fast recuperation.”
In all surgical Departments SUT has skilful doctors and equipment’s for doing minimally invasive alias key hole surgeries. They are working with an aim to make the hospital a centre of excellence for keyhole surgeries.
The hallmark of SUT is its best outpatient treatment and its committed employees. In the words of col Rajeev Mannali:’’There is a very good team in the ‘guest relations front office’. We have a clear cut plan regarding the treatment to be meted out to a patient, from the moment he enters the hospital and till he goes back. We are arranging all facilities and services in accordance with that plan. We have a best infection control team. We are doing all things to control hospital acquired infection with all its seriousness. There is only a very minimal chance for getting infection for even patients who have undergone a major surgery from here’’.
SUT is a NBH accredited hospital. SUT has been awarded ‘Kayakalp ‘ accreditation which was recently introduced by central government for its cleanliness. This is an accreditation meant to promote hygiene, Cleanliness and infection control practices in public health care facilities. The plan for raising SUT as a hospital from 220 beds to 450/500 beds is getting ready. The works related to the same will start immediately. Once it is complete, more people will be able to access the best medical treatment and services rendered by SUT.
SUT is conducting a stall in the health expo on 7th and 8th December in Kochi and on 20th December at Sharjah