Bhubaneswar: The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Bhubaneswar will start the Out-Patient Department (OPD) services from November 2, 2020.
In a statement, the institute stated, “Because of the growing demands and cater to patients’ needs, it has been decided to start the OPD services from November 2, 2020.”
The OPD was closed from July 10, 2020, due to COVID crises except for day-care services, radiotherapy, dialysis, trauma and the emergency & lifesaving surgery and IPD services. Also, the telemedicine consultation and routine check-ups through the “AIIMS Bhubaneswar Swasthya” App was continuing.
Initially, the number of registrations will be restricted to 30 patients per department per day until November 8, 2020.
The statement said the number of registrations will be increased to 50 patients per department day for a week from November 9, 2020 onwards. After that, an assessment for an increase in number will be made.
The statement added proportionate IPD services, including all 14 MOTS, will also start functioning from November 2, 2020.