Aster Whitefield super speciality hospital project will be a 350 bedded facility with a total investment of Rs 200 crore and will be operational by April 2022
Aster DM Healthcare has launched a 49-bed dedicated ‘Women and Children Care Hospital’ at Whitefield, Bangalore. The hospital has 14 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) beds and a seven-bedded Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU).
The new unit offers a wide number of specialities that include gynaecology, paediatrics, paediatric super speciality, neonatology, foetal medicine and 24/7 emergency care. The other different facilities and services available at the hospital include labour delivery suites, modular operation theatre, cardiotocography monitoring for a foetal heartbeat, 3D and 4D Ultrasound, paediatric ICUs, neonatal ICUs, X-Ray, birthing suites, and a 24*7 walk-in pharmacy.
Dr Harish Pillai, CEO, Aster India, said, “Aster DM Healthcare is happy to announce the opening of the Phase 1 part of our 350-bed Aster Whitefield project, our latest offering to the Garden City of Bengaluru. The Phase 1 part consists of boutique women and children hospital that has best-in-class technology and equipment backed by an eminent clinical faculty. While the entire Aster Whitefield project envisages a total investment of Rs 200 crore, this phase 1 launch of the Women and Children Hospital has been established at an investment of Rs 25 crore. Aster is also looking at further expansion of our Kolhapur Hospital in Maharashtra called Aster Aaadhar, wherein we are adding extra 60 beds to the existing bed capacity of 180 and also includes a new comprehensive oncology block. The investment for this expansion is Rs 35 crore.”
“The dedicated women and child hospital is a standalone concept hospital that will be supported by a large multi-speciality hospital. The availability of multi-speciality support can become an indispensable entity for expecting mothers and can prove to be a life-saviour for both the mother and the child care at all stages and beyond, said,” Dr Nitish Shetty, CEO, Aster Hospitals, Bangalore.