Iphs Standards for 100 Bedded Hospital

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DRAFT Indian Public Health Standards (IPHS) For 51 to 100 Bedded Sub-District/Sub-Divisional Hospitals GUIDELINES (January 2007) Directorate General of Health Services Ministry of Health & Family Welfare Government of India 1 Contents 1. Introduction 2. Objectives of IPHS for Sub-District Hospitals 3. Definition of Sub-District Hospital 4. Grading of Sub-District Hospital 5. Functions 6. Essential Services 7. Physical Infrastructure 8. Manpower 9. Equipment 10. Laboratory Services 11. Recommended allocation of bed strength at various levels 12. List of Drugs 13. Capacity Building 14. Quality Assurance in Services 15. Rogi Kalyan Samities / Hospital Management Committee 16. Citizen’s Charter Annexure – I: Guidelines for Bio-Medical…show more content…
The timeframe for implementation and achievement of these Standards could be extended for five years and to be done in phases. Most of the existing hospitals below district level (51-100 Bed category) are located in older buildings in urbanized areas / towns as compared to most Primary Health Centres / Sub-centres. The expansions already done have resulted in construction touching the boundaries walls with no scope of further expansions. As far as possible, States should not dislocate the said hospitals to a new location (in case of dislocating to a new location, the original client group will not be able to have same access to the desired health facilities) 2. Objectives of Indian Public Health Standards (IPHS) for Sub-District Hospitals: The overall objective of IPHS is to provide health care that is quality oriented and sensitive to the needs of the people of the district. The specific objectives of IPHS for Sub District Hospitals are: i. ii. iii. To provide comprehensive secondary health care (specialist and referral services) to the community through the Sub District Hospital. To achieve and maintain an acceptable standard of quality of care. To make the services more responsive and sensitive to the needs of the people of the district and act as the First Referral Unit (FRU) for the hospitals/centers from which the cases are referred to the Sub District hospitals Definition of Sub District hospitals 3. The term Sub District

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