The hospital provided surgical services to 3,910 patients during the year. It is an increase of 7.30% from the last fiscal year. Of the total, 3,010 were intraocular surgeries and remaining 862 were extra ocular surgeries.
The number of walk-in patients for cataract surgery increased by 3.46% this year as compared to previous year. Similarly, the number of Phaco surgery increased by 22.67%.
Of the patients operated in the hospital, 1,974 (50.48%) were paying patients and 1,936 (49.52%) were subsidized patients. Majority of patients who received subsidized surgical service during the period were brought from community.
Low Vision Services
The hospital has been providing Low Vision Training to various categories of personnel (both clinical and non clinical). This year, 119 personnel (32 clinical and 87 non clinical) were provided low vision training under the national Low Vision Program Implemented by the NNJSThe hospital has been providing Low Vision Training to various categories of personnel (both clinical and non clinical). This year, 119 personnel (32 clinical and 87 non clinical) were provided low vision training under the national Low Vision Program Implemented by the NNJS
In – Patients Services
Total 3,346 patients were admitted in the In-patient department (IPD) of the hospital for surgery and treatment during the year. Among the patients admitted, 2.96% were in Cabin, 46.32% were in General Bed, 45.73% in Free Bed and remaining 4.99% were in Septic Bed. The average bed occupancy rate for the year was 46.04%
Out Patients Services
The number of OPD patients has registered a constant growth over the years .
Other Support Services
With the objective of providing service to patients and also to generate some revenue for the hospital, some support services are being rendered by the hospital. The are:
The hospital continued to run optical shop inside its complex. The optical shop provided services to nearly 4300 patients during the year and earned a surplus of about Rs 1.5 million (USD 21,000) this amount accounts for 12.17% of total hospital income.
Pharmacy, Lab and Cafeteria:
The services of the pharmacy, lab and cafeteria that have been outsourced by the hospital also benefited many patients and their attendants.
The maintenance department of the hospital, in addition to fulfilling the internal requirement, gave continuity to its support to various eye hospitals in the country such as Rapti Eye Hospital, Geta Eye Hospital, and Mechi Eye Care Centre. It also made 165 pieces Simcoe Cannula and supplied them to various hospitals.