Hospital is a place where ill or injured people are treated and cured. Hospital is a health care institution or organisation that provides patient treatment with specialised medical and nursing staffs and medical equipment. Generally, hospital has in-house medicine shop, testing labs and machines and doctors and nursing staffs for vide range of diseases and illness.
Hospitals may be general hospital or specialised hospital and government hospital or private hospital.
General hospitals are best known type of hospitals, which has an emergency department to treat urgent health issues ranging from fire and accident patients to sudden illness.
Specialised hospitals provides treatment to only specific diseases or illness, it may be trauma centers, rehabilitation hospitals, children’s hospitals, seniors’ hospital, and it may also include hospitals for dealing with specific medical conditions or disease such as psychiatric treatment, orthopaedic treatment etc.
Public hospitals and government aided hospitals are generally funded by government or any public institutions and private hospitals have to run at their own without aid from government.
For running or opening hospitals, one need to have some clearance/approvals and licenses from government and local bodies.
Though, what licenses would be required depend on nature and size of hospital (number of beds), and number of treatment facilities but in general, following licenses may be required to start a hospital:
1. Building Design Approval
2. NOC from Local body and Fire Department
3. NOC from Pollution Control Board of State
4. Bio-Waste Management registration
5. Drug license (for in-house medicine shop)
6. Ultra-Sound License (for having ultra-sound and X-ray facilities)
7. Path Labs License
8. EPF registration
9. ESIC registration
10. Trade License
11. Shop and Establishment License etc.
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