There is one Senior Medical Officer and three Pharmacists in the Jail dispensary on regular basis. There is one bed for observation of prisoners and Pharmacist remains available round the clock in the dispensary. Sufficient number of Wheel chairs, Stretchers, Walkers, IV sets, nebulizers, pulse oxymeter, BP Sets, Gluco meters are available in the jail dispensary.
OPD Services : The OPD services are available in the jail dispensary. The Senior Medical Officer examines the inmates daily. The medicines prescribed to the inmates by the doctor for various ailments. These medicines are provided to the inmates by the Pharmacists on duty free of cost.
Visits by Specialists : The specialist of various departments such as Dental, Medicine, Ortho, ENT, Skin, Eye, Psychiatry, Gynae, are visiting the jail dispensary from GMSH, Sector-16, Chandigarh and GMCH, Sector- 32, Chandigarh on regular basis as per their duty roster. A copy of the duty roster is attached herewith for kind perusal.
Dental Chair : A dental unit has also been installed in the jail dispensary. Dental Surgeon visits the jail dispensary twice a week. Dental X-Rays, Extraction, RCT ( Root Canal Treatment ) and other procedures are also done.
ECG, Suction Machine, Oxygen Cylinders and other resuscitative equipments are available in the jail dispensary to meet with the emergency.
Lab Facilities : Lab Technician from GMSH, Sector- 16, Chandigarh visits the jail dispensary every Monday to collect blood samples of inmates. Tests like HMG, LFT, RFT, LIPID PROFILE, TFT, FBS, HBSAG, URIC ACID, RA FACTOR, ESR, etc are done.
Homeopathy and Ayurvedic Doctors : Facility of Alternative medicine like Ayurvedic and Homeopathic Doctors to the jail dispensary is also available.
HIV Testing and treatment : Counsellors/ technician from SACS Chandigarh visits the jail daily for detection and counseling. HIV+ve inmates are referred to ART Centre PGIMER Chandigarh for further treatment and counseling.
Physiotherapy : Physiotherapy has been started at Model jail, Chandigarh for the inmates who requires physiotherapy and physiotherapy sessions are done daily.