MEDICAL FACILITIES

MEDICAL FACILITIES

The College has a qualified and experienced doctor who visits the College infirmary twice a week. In addition, qualified doctor remains in the infirmary as well as a qualified medical personnel is a resident staff member of the school. Cases of minor ailments are cared for in the College infirmary while cases requiring hospital care are referred to the local Government Hospital, Nainital. Parents are informed when a student enters the infirmary or is referred to the Hospital.

 

The bills and other details on account of treatment are sent to the parents. Expenditure on tonics, medicine, injections, X-Rays, hospitalisation, operations or treatment by Specialist Doctors is billed to the parents. A Health Form with various other circulars is sent to the parents at the beginning of term. Parents must, in the interest of their children, fill in the forms accurately. Should it be discovered, subsequent to the admission of a student, that she is suffering from an illness, or the after effects of an illness, of a serious nature because of which she may be deemed either wholly or partially unfit for boarding-school life, the Principal has the right to require her immediate withdrawal.

 

The College maintains a medical record of each child and parents are requested to assist the College in maintaining accurate records, which may play a vital part in an emergency.  Should the Principal discover a student suffering from a chronic illness or infirmity subsequent to the admission, she will have the right to require the withdrawal of the student from the College.

 

A student who has suffered from an infectious disease during any vacation shall not be permitted to return until the Medical Officer of the College and the Infirmary Sister both certify her medically fit. In the event of serious illness of a boarder, her parents/guardians are informed immediately. They may be in constant touch with the Resident Sister of the College Infirmary over the phone between 5 P.M. and 8 A.M. Children’s teeth and eyesight must be attended to during the long winter holidays and not left for the College authorities to see to during the year. .