Indira Gandhi Co-operative Hospital is a co-operative healthcare sector incorporated in Kochi, Kerala. It is a unit of the Cochin Co-operative Hospitals Society Ltd No.E.288. From the very beginning the motto of IGCH had been “health care to all irrespective of wealth”. IGCH is dedicated to ensuring good health of the community. This flagship 250-bedded multi-super specialty hospital situated in Kadavanthra, Ernakulam. Built in an area spanning across two acres, it offers an array of facilities. The IGCH started its operation on 1971. Altogether IGCH enjoys the service of efficient and trained doctors. Cardiology, Orthopedics, Gynecology, Pediatric, ENT, Ophthalmology, Urology, General Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, General Surgery, Radiology, Gastroenterology, Diabetology, Neurology, Anesthesia, Dermatology, Plastic Surgery, Ayurveda, Oncology, Dental Surgery, Physio-Therapy, Casualty, Psychiatry, Psychology are some of the main departments.
The Nursing School and Nursing College are committed to excellence in nursing education, research and the development of leadership skills and human values. The college and faculty strive to provide an outstanding technical education to its students while highlighting the importance of the values of empathy and compassion in the healing process. The hostel facility with all the requirements for a comfortable stay and dine supervised by experienced Warden is an asset to the Students. School bus is provided for community medicine postings. Students get exposure to IP, OPD, ICU, CCU Operation theaters.
The main purpose of this course is to provide an educational programmer through which the graduate will be prepared to assume responsibility in the primary, secondary and territory care of people as professional Nurses. It is expected that graduates are capable of teaching and supervising appropriate Nursing and healthcare in different setting and participate in the administration of Nursing Services and Education. Courses are recognized by Kerala Nursing Council and Indian Nursing Council.