The Blood bank in PIMS is a fully established
department. It has been providing the blood
transfusion services ever sine the indoor department
became functional. Over the years the demand
for blood and its components have gradually
increased. The blood bank has been able to cope
with all such requirements to the satisfaction
of the user departments. It has successfully
faced the challenges arising due to disasters/emergency
situations like major accidents and bomb blasts
Besides I.H/PIMS the blood transfusion services are also extended to children hospital, MCH Centre NORI hospital and private hospitals.
Whole blood and packed cells are issued to surgical, medical and obstetric wards according to their requirement. Blood components like platelets and FFP are provided to all patients. All blood donations are screened for Hepatitis-B, Hepatitis d HIV with sophisticated ELISA method. We perform Rh antibody detection and combs test as well.
PIMS, blood bank has the capability of performing procedures like plateletpheresis, plasmapheresis and leukopheresis.
Blood Bank is fully Computerized and linked to the fully integrated hospital
management information system of PIMS.