Certain memories of an age old legacy would exude a sacred scent in the minds of a generation, who have ever got a chance to get into an association with it.
St.Thomas Hospital, Chethipuzha, Changanassery is such a legacy - a rich legacy with its fragrance lingering though generations. Generations beginning from 1951, cherish the unique medical care flavored with humanitarian services rendered by this magnificent medical institution. The Sacred Scent would tell numerous tales of how this glorious hospital, the pivotal medical care in the Central Kerala, has touched millions of lives by dedicated care and excellent quality. The story is a blend of excellence and solace, quality and care, perfection and love. The year 1953 witnessed the humble beginnings of St.Thomas Hospital is the form of a 20 bedded clinic with one doctor, founded by the first Archbishop of Changanassery Archdiocese Mar Mathew Kavukattu the holy visionary on behalf of the Archdiocese of Changanassery .
The emergence of St.Thomas into a one of a kind, full-fledged, multi-specialty hospital has been phenomenal. Today, the Hospital comprises The St.Thomas Hospital, St. Thomas Heart Institute, St.Thomas Institute of Research on Venous Diseases, St. Thomas College of Allied Health Science, St. Thomas College of Nursing & St. Thomas School of Medical Lab Technology. With a phenomenal bed- strength of 460, 29 specialized departments, 63 doctors, 650 plus supporting staff with Siemens make Artis Pure Cath Lab, 1.5 Tesla MRI Scan, G E Revolution EVO 128 Slice CT Scanner, Echo Cardiograph & Colour Doppler Scan, X-RAY, ECG, Endoscopy, 24 hour Pharmacy, Laboratory, Radiology & Emergency services and several other modern facilities, St.Thomas Group enjoys the enviable reputation of the center of medical excellence in Central Kerala. The vision that radiates in every service rendered at St. Thomas Hospital is to impart to every suffering life, ‘Life in Abundance ’as promised by our guiding Light, Jesus Christ. This vision to revive every life with life in abundance and thus leading the society into a knowledge society is accomplished by means of unparalleled technical excellence and dedicated care that brings the solace and the joy of health.