Title : Nursing Staffing pattern as per SIU norms

 Recommendations of Nursing Staffing Norms by the Staff Inspection Unit

 

 

 

1.

Normal Wards

 

 

 

1  Staff  Nurse/Nursing

Sister

for

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

every 6 beds

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.

Special Wards;

 

 

1  Staff  Nurse/Nursing

Sister

for

 

 

 

 

 

I)

Paediatrics

 

every 4 beds

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

II)

Burns/Burns Plastic

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

III)

Neuro Surgery

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

IV)

Cardiac Thoracic

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

V)

Neuro Medicine

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VI)

Nursing Home

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VII)

Tetanus

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VIII)

Spinal Injury

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

IX)

Emergency Wards attached to

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

casual

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.

Nursery

 

 

 

1  Staff  Nurse/Nursing

Sister

for

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

every 2 beds

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.

ICU/ICCU/ICCR Nephrology

 

1  Staff  Nurse/Nursing

Sister

for

 

 

 

 

 

(AK Dialysis)

 

 

 

every bed

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5.

Labour Room

 

 

 

1  Staff  Nurse/Nursing

Sister

for

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

every labour table

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.

O.T.

 

 

 

 

2  Staff  Nurse/Nursing

Sister

for

 

 

 

 

 

I) Major

 

 

 

every  functional  operation  table

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

including recovery room.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1  Staff  Nurse/Nursing

Sister

for

 

 

 

 

 

II) Minor

 

 

 

every functional operation table

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7.

Casualty

 

 

 

3 Staff Nurse/Nursing sister for 24

 

 

 

 

 

a)

Casualty (Main)

 

hours i.e.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Attendance up to 100 patient per day

1 per shift

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1 Staff

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thereafter

for

every

additional

Nurse/Nursing Sister

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

attendance of 35 patients per day

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

b)

Burns

 

 

 

3 Staff Nurse/Nursing Sister for 24

 

 

 

 

 

Attendance up to 15 Patient per day

hours i.e.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1 per shift

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thereafter

for

every

additional

1 Staff

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

attendance of 10 patients per day

Nurse/Nursing Sister

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

c)

Orthopaedics

 

 

3 Staff Nurse/Nursing Sister for 24

 

 

 

 

 

Attendance up to 45 patient per day

hours i.e.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1 per shift

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thereafter

for

every

additional

1 Staff

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

attendance of 15 patients per day

Nurse/Nursing Sister

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

d)    Gynae/Obstetrics Attendance up

 

For every additional attendance of

 

 

to 40 patients per day

 

15 patient per day

 

 

Thereafter    for    every    additional

 

 

 

 

 

 

attendance of 15 patients per day

 

1

Staff Nurse/ Nursing Sister

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8.

 

O.P.D. (Injection Room)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Attendance up to 100 patients per day

 

1

Staff Nurse

 

 

Attendance up to 120-220 patients per

 

2

Staff Nurse

 

 

day

 

 

 

 

 

 

Attendance up to 221-320 patients per

 

3

Staff Nurse

 

 

day

 

 

 

 

 

 

Attendance up to 321-420 patients per

 

4

Staff Nurse

 

 

day

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9.

 

Name of Deptt.

 

 

No. of Staff/Nursing Sister

 

 

 

O.P.D.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Blood Bank

 

1

 

 

 

 

Paediatric

 

2

 

 

 

 

Immunization work

 

2

 

 

 

 

Eye

 

1

 

 

 

 

ENT

 

1

 

 

 

 

Pre-Anaesthetic

 

1

 

 

 

 

Cardiac Lab.

 

1

 

 

 

 

Bronchoscopy Lab

 

1

 

 

 

 

Vaccination Anti Rabic

 

1

 

 

 

 

Family Planning

 

2

 

 

 

 

Medical

 

1

 

 

 

 

Surgical

 

1

 

 

 

 

Dental

 

1

 

 

 

 

Central Sample Collection Centre

 

1

 

 

 

 

Orthopaedic

 

2

 

 

 

 

Gynae

 

2

 

 

 

 

Obstetric

 

3

 

 

 

 

Skin

 

2

 

 

 

 

V.D. Centre

 

2

 

 

 

 

Chemotherapy

 

2

 

 

 

 

Neurology

 

1

 

 

 

 

Microbiology Infection Control

 

2

 

 

 

 

Psychiatry

 

1

 

 

 

 

Burns

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In addition to the 10% reserve as per existent rules, 45% posts may be added for offs also where services are provided for 365 days in a year.

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Source: Indian Nursing Council

 

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