BLK hospital is named after Dr. B L Kapur OB-GYN who established a charitable hospital at Lahore 1930. Post-partition, he moved to India in 1956 on invitation by then PM Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru for setting up a 200-bed hospital in Delhi. The hospital was inaugurated by then PM Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on 2nd January 1956. The vision is “to create a patient-centric, tertiary healthcare organization focused on non-intrusive quality care utilizing the leading-edge technology with a human touch” with the mission to achieve professional excellence in delivering quality care and ensure care with integrity and ethics.
Centers of Excellence:
Center for bone marrow transplant
Center for neuroscience
Institute for digestive and liver disease
Center of renal sciences and kidney transplant
Institute for bone joint replacement and orthopedics
Center for chest and respiratory diseases
Center for plastic and cosmetic surgery
Center for child health
Center for critical care
The documents to be brought during the admission process are identity proof, TPA Card, MRD number(if already issued), a record of previous investigations and prescriptions. Advance policy for admission is for planned admissions 100% estimation and for emergency admissions 80% of the estimation.
Where a patient is to be admitted and the desired category of bed is not available, the patient may opt for the next available higher category bed & would be charged as per the category of admission.
Guidelines for the visitors:
Children below 12 yrs of age are not allowed to visit the patient.
Bedding from outside is not allowed in the hospital.
Entry to the patient room is strictly on the basis of the Attendant/ Visitor Pass.
Attendant & Visitor's Pass - one each will be issued at the time of admission for patients getting admitted in a Sharing room and 2 Attendant & One Visitor Pass issued to Single/Deluxe Rooms. Only one attendant is allowed to stay with the patient on 24 hrs basis (overnight).
The passes are non-transferable. Also, they are returnable at the Nursing Stations at the time of Discharge.
The Attendants have to vacate the room/bed whenever their patient is shifted to any critical care area or for a surgery/procedure.
The attendant waiting area is on the Ground floor. Attendants of all ICU patients can also wait in the waiting area on the Ground floor and for night stay they can go to the 2nd floor. (Only one ICU Attendant can stay overnight).