A new floor and additional facilities were inaugurated at Father Muller Hospital, Thumbe here on Sunday November 1, 2015.
Addressing the gathering, bishop of Mangaluru diocese Dr Aloysius Paul D'Souza, who presided over the programme, said, "Love and service are the pillars on which Christianity is based. Service to society is being continually rendered as preached by Jesus Christ."
"Everyone should be able to live a healthy life, hence we are providing service in healthcare too. Hundreds of beds in Father Muller Hospital are provided for the poor who come for treatment, and along with Mangaluru city, the Institution is also providing quality healthcare to people in rural areas through its hospital in Thumbe. I urge people to take advantage of the facilities provided by the hospital," the bishop said.
MLA J R Lobo addressing the gathering said, "The Christian community has been rendering service in education, healthcare and social spheres and thus exemplifying the real meaning of service. Father Muller Hospital which has separate special wings for patients suffering from mental illness and leprosy patients has been rendering excellent service to the people of Dakshina Kannada."
Bantwal ASP Rahul Kumar released a special bulletin of Father Muller Hospital.
Father Muller Medical College Hospital (FMMCH) administrator Fr Richard Coelho, Father Muller Medical College administrator Rudolph D'Sa, Dr Kiran Shetty of Father Muller Hospital, Thumbe were present on the dais.
FMMCH director Fr Patrick Rodrigues welcomed the gathering while Father Muller Hospital, Thumbe administrator Fr Roshan Crasta proposed the vote of thanks. Shalini Menezes of Father Muller Nursing College compered.
With the addition of departments and facilities like surgery, pediatric care, orthopedics, obstetrics and gynecology, dermatology, ophthalmology, psychiatry, ENT, ICU, ventilator, NICU, PICU, community medicines, vaccine, dental, homeopathy and others, the hospital will be able to cater to all the needs of the patients. The hospital will also be equipped with 24-hour casualty department, CT scan, ultrasound, x-ray, pharmacy, ambulance, laboratory services, medical pathology, bio-medical, medial records department etc. Outpatient departments in all the specialty departments, physiotherapy, post operative ward equipped with modern facilities, dialysis etc will also be available.