PRS Hospital, Killippalam is a multi super specialty hospital situated in the heart of Thiruvananthapuram city, started way back in 7th September 1986 by the Late P. Ratnaswamy who was an engineer cum builder by profession.
The hospital has a bed strength of 250 and it has taken great strides in upgrading its facilities during the past 25 years. The entire hospital complex is spread out in 2.5 acres of land.
PRS HOSPITAL - SETTING STANDARDS IN CLINICAL EXCELLENCE
PRS Group has successfully carved a niche for itself in the realms of medical field, through its prime project, PRS Hospital. The group strives to constantly improve, expand and grow this institution with a view to improve quality, as a result of which it has become a fast paced organisation characterised by steady growth from 1986 till today.
As all major organisations, it also had a very humble beginning. In 1986 when it started, it had 10 doctors & 40 staff and was a 75 bedded hospital. Today, it is a very large organisation having more than 90 consultants, 30 junior doctors and over 500 staff. From a small mother and child hospital, it has become an hospital with more than 30 clinical departments. Presently, it has got state of the art Theatre complex, Labour room, Cardiac ICU, Multi Disciplinary ICU (MDICU) and HDU, NICU, 24 hours casualty, ECG, X-Ray, Lab, Blood Bank with Components Division, Dialysis Unit, Imaging Services (Digital X-ray, CT Scan & USG), Video EEG & EMG, etc. Some of the speciality services include Open Heart Surgery, round the clock Angioplasty, Endoscopic Procedures, Knee and Hip Surgery, Key Hole Surgical Procedures, 3D Trans Esophageal Echo, Pace Maker Implantation, Thoracoscopic Procedures, Continuous Glucose Monitoring, Ambulatory BP monitoring, Painless Delivery etc.
To add feather to the cap, it had started running a Nursing School, approved by the Kerala Nurses and Midwives Council with an average intake of 30 students in a year. In 2011, PRS College of Nursing was established with average intake of 40 students and with approval from Indian Nursing Council, Kerala Nursing Council and all other concerned authorities.
In 2002 it was awarded the prestigious ISO 9001:2000 certification. The hospital was upgraded to the latest ISO 9001:2008 standards in 2011.