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Rlys open rest house for cancer patients, relatives at Byculla

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

A rest house for patients and their relatives has been refurbished and commissioned at Central Railway's Dr Ambedkar Memorial Railway Hospital at in south Mumbai, officials said today.

The Patient and has dormitories for men and women patients besides 32 rooms for supervisors and relatives, said CR officials.

It was inaugurated by CR general manager DK Sharma yesterday.

"In order to mitigate the sufferings of outstation patients and relatives, Central Railway has constructed a Patient and for relatives and care givers of patients admitted for treatment to the zonal hospital at as well as the Tata Memorial Hospital," a CR statement said.

These rooms and dormitories are well furnished with cots, mattresses, pillows, chairs, refrigerators, RO drinking water purifiers among other amenities, CR officials said.

The 366-bed Dr Ambedkar Hospital at is among the premier medical facilities in the railway's health apparatus and is also home to the only medical oncologist on the Indian Railway system, officials said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, May 15 2018. 15:25 IST