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Nursing Home Cell

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Nursing home cell was established in the DHS with a view to register the private nursing homes and hospitals as per Delhi Nursing Home Registration Act 1953. and rules made thereunder. The principal activity of the cell is to carry out registration and renewal of registration every third year. The applications are invited and processed, Inspections are carried out to see that the nursing homes maintain the standards and norms as per the Rules in the said Act. Efforts are made to prevent the functioning of the nursing homes providing inferior quality and suggesting appropriate action against the unregistered nursing homes.

Beside this, the Nursing Home Cell also has been entrusted with the following functions: -

1. Monitoring of Free treatment to the eligible patients of EWS category provided by 40 identified Private Hospitals who had been given land on concessional rate by Land Alloting Agencies.

  • Updating the free bed availability on a daily basis.
  • Implementation of Hon’ble High Court of Delhi judgment dated 22.3.2007 in WP (C) No. 2866/2002.
  • Inspections by the Monitoring Committee of at least 4-5 hospitals in a month.
  • Complaints regarding refusal/denial/unsatisfactory free treatment to the eligible patients of EWS category.
  • Compilation of Monthly and Quarterly Report in r/o free treatment.
  • Compilation of referral cases from identified Govt. Hospitals to 40 identified private Hospitals.
  • Creation of Web Page for updating the data on availability of free beds in these hospitals.

2. Monitoring of Free beds and treatment in Apollo Hospital in pursuance of the judgment of Delhi High Court vide WP (C ) No. 5410/1997 and as per the direction of Hon’ble Supreme Court SLP No. 29482/2009 dated 30.11.2009.

  • An additional Nodal Officer of Govt. of NCT of Delhi is stationed at Apollo Hospital from 10.00 AM to 4.00 PM to facilitate the treatment of Eligible Patient as per norms.
  • Compilation of quarterly report.
  • Audit of Apollo Hospital on half yearly basis by the Officers from the office of Comptroller & Auditor General of Accounts.

3. Various Court Cases/ Matters pertaining to Pvt. Nursing Homes.

4. Complaints against Private Nursing Homes in Delhi.

5. Compilation of information about the Foreign National Patients undergoing
treatment in Delhi.

6. Sending recommendation to Excise Department for procurement of Narcotics
Drugs by Private Nursing Homes.

7. Replies pertaining to RTI/Parliament/Assembly Questions.

Broad achievements related to Nursing Homes upto 2019 is as below:

  1. List of registered functional Nursing Homes with details of validity of registration w.e.f. 06.09.2023


  3. Checklist for requisite documents to be submitted along with Form B


  5. Application for Registration/ Renewal of Registration for Nursing Homes

  6. To minimize the burden of regulatory compliance for the keepers of Nursing Homes in NCT of Delhi regarding registration renewal of registration 

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