Manifold services of P.G.I.M.E.R. Chandigarh

Introduction:

Manifold services are very essential for the modern hospital like Post- Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh.

The Institute is providing high quality care to the patients of all age group from all over India, as well as Emergency and surgical services round the clock to the seriously ill patients with highly specialized services.

Hence a large number of patients while they are on treatment at PGI require oxygen in Operation theatres, wards, Anaesthesia rooms and ICU wards etc. Many of those who undergo surgery while being given anaesthesia, are also administered N2O (Nitrous-Oxide).

 

 

OBJECTIVE OF DEPARTMENT:-

Manifold services are necessary for every hospital. The service include providing medical gases like Oxygen, Nitrous- Oxide , Compressed Air and Suction through the centralized pipe line system to wards, operation theatres and ICU etc. These gases are supplied from manifold plant, installed in each centre round the clock. In every shift, there is Technician/Operator to maintain proper and regular supply of above said gases.

 

LIQUID OXYGEN TANKS (STATION)

  • Nehru Hospital                 --------                 12,000 Ltrs.  capacity
  • Adv. Trauma Centre         --------                 12,000 Ltrs.  capacity
  • Adv. Paed. Centre            --------                 10,000 Ltrs.  capacity
  • Adv. Cardiac Centre         --------                 10,000 Ltrs.  capacity

 

 

Medical liquid Oxygen station consisting of vacuum insulated  evaporizer system tank, having above  said capacities including AV coil, automatic regulatory system, D.P. gauge  for liquid level indication , safety valves, pressure gauge and alarm system are operated by the technicians/operators, on duty round the clock.

 

LICENSING

Licenses of medical liquid Oxygen are mandatory and must be renewed after every three years from the Licensing Authority Faridabad, Noida.

 

AUTOMATIC CONTROL PANEL OF OXYGEN CYLINDERS

There are 6 manifold plants in different locations, and 5 manifold plants has auto control panel of cylinders to maintain Oxygen supply through cylinders.

 

NITROUS- OXIDE CONTROL PANEL 

Every Manifold plant has Nitrous- Oxide control panel to supply for Operation theatres through central pipe line system.

 

COMPRESSED AIR SUPPLY

Air compressor machines are available to provide compressed air supply to wards and operation theatres from each manifold plant as per location the clock.

 

VACUUM SYSTEM

Vacuum pumps are available in every plant to provide suction facilities to the wards and Operation theatres from plant, through central pipe line system round the clock.

 

Manpower Deployed with Designation

 

S.No.

Name of the Post & Designation

Deployed

1

Tech. Grade-III/ Incharge Manifold

1

2

Technician Grade- III

8

3

Technician Grade-IV

4

4

Work Attendant Grade- III

5

5

Hospital Attendant (Contract basis)

11

Machineries and Equipments

S.No.

Machineries and Equipments

N.H

Plant

APC

Plant

AEC

Plant

ACC

Plant

ATC

Plant

New OPD

Plant

1

Oxygen Liquid Tank

1

(12 KI)

1

(10 Kl)

Nil

1

(10 Kl)

1

(12Kl)

Nil

2

Air Compressor

2

2

2

2

4

1

3

Vacuum Pump

2

2

2

2

3

2

4

AGSS System

Nil

Nil

Nil

Nil

1

Nil

UPGRADATION OF MANIFOLD SERVICES

All present the up gradation of the supplying medical gases to Nehru hospital, APC, ACC, and ATC is as follow:-

The new cryogenic medical liquid oxygen tank (Vessel) of 12,000 ltrs. Capacity along with vaporizer of 600/M3 capacity two numbers have been installed at Nehru hospital plant for both the (ATC and N/H.) to maintain the oxygen supply through centralized pipe line system from Nehru hospital manifold plant.

ANY SIGNIFICANT/ ACCHIVMENT AWARD

Followings official of manifold section of this institute PGIMER, Chandigarh were awarded on the annual celebration day PGIMER, Chandigarh.

  1. July, 2009: Sh. Gurnam Singh, Technician Grade-III was awarded with mementos and appreciation letter by the Director, PGI.
  2. July, 2011:  Sh. Raj Kumar Technician Grade- II/ Incharge Manifold was also awarded and presented the memento and appreciation letter by the Director, PGI.