Surkhet Eye Hospital was established in 2046 B.S as Primary Eye Care Centre. It is located at Birendranagar, Surkhet. Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS) has been managing eye care services as a key component of health service in Karnali province (Former Mid-West Region) since 1990s through eye care centers (Surkhet, Dailekh, Jajarkot and Bardia) and outreach program with the support of Swiss Red Cross. .
Available Services in Surkhet Eye Hospital
Nepal Red Cross Surkhet Eye Hospital started in Jan 2015 having 25 bedded with advance technology. The hospital provides high quality and affordable services to the rich and poor with Medical, surgical, optical, pharmacy, laboratory and investigation services. Annually, the hospital serves more than 100,000 Outpatient care with more than 3,000 sight restoring surgeries. CECCs at Dailekh, Jajarkot districts and Eye Care Unit (ECU), Vidhyapur Surkhet, Rukum, and Dolpa districts are providing primary eye care service in respective districts as a wing of SEH. The major services are:
- General OPD service
- Paying Service
- IPD service
-Phacoemulcification Cataract Surgery (Phaco) -Small Incision Cataract Surgery (SICS)
- Optical service
- Pharmacy service
- Laboratory service
- Ear Care service
- YAG LASER service
- Free mobile screening camp
- Free surgical eye camp
- School vision program and free distribution of spectacles
- Eye care orientation FCHVs, HP personnel, teacher and RC volunteer Mass awareness program
- Broadcasting FM radio
- Distribution of brochure and poster
- Exhibition for eye health promotion
Hospital Service Hour
Sunday to Thursday: 09.30 am to 05:00 pm (Lunch Break from 01.30 pm to 2.00 pm)
Friday: 09.30 am to 03:00 pm
Registration time: Outdoor Department (OPD)
- Sunday to Thursday from 09:15 am to 01 pm
- Friday from 09:15 am to 12:00 noon.
Registration Fee: General
(New name registration fee is Rs. 100 and old registration is Rs. 100.)
Registration Fee: Paying (Off hour service)
Sunday to Thursday from 03:00 pm to 04:00 pm
Friday from 01:00 pm to 02:00 pm
(Registration fee for Paying Clinic is Rs. 200.)
Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
General eye check-up services will be closed on Saturdays and public holidays according to the hospital’s annual calendar.
Branch of Surkhet Eye Hospital
1. Nepal Red Cross Society, Community Eye Care Center Dailekh
Community Eye care Center was established in Municipality Dailekh in 2046 to provide regular clinical service and outreach service to reach the unreached. The eye care center also focus on community program and provides the doorstep eye care service to underserved people. The eye care center served 5,299 outpatient from regular clinic and restores sight 300 cataract patients from community program annually.
2. Nepal Red Cross Society, Community Eye Care Center Jajarkot
Community Eye care Center was established in Jajarkot district in 2046 to provide regular clinical service and outreach service to reach the unreached. The eye care center also focus on community program and provides the doorstep eye care service to underserved people. The eye care center served 2,889 outpatient from regular clinic and restores sight more than 250 cataract patients from community program annually.
3. Eye Care Unit Chaurjahari, Rukum west
Eye care unit chaurjahari was established in Chaurjahari hospital, Rukum in 2076 in collaboration among Ministry of Social Development Karnali province, Chaujahari Hospital, Chaurjahari Municipality and Nepal Red Cross Surkhet Eye Hospital. This integration of eye care service into general hospital is the successful model for eye care service delivery. Monthly, the Unit serves 300 to 500 eye patients. The insured patients are benefitted a lot from the government health insurance provision.
4. Eye Care Unit Tripurasundari, Dolpa
Eye care unit was establishment inTripurasundari Municipality Dolpa district in collaboration with SEH and Tripurasundari Municipality Dolpa. The unit is regularly providing primary eye care services. The unit has filled the gap of primary eye care service in the district.
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