The Lok Nayak Jaiprakash Hospital is one of the very popular hospitals of the metropolis of Delhi and the National Capital Region. The Govt. of Delhi hospital is widely well known as all the services provided by it, including food and medicines, are free. It is for this reason that economically backward people from Delhi and the surrounding regions come to this hospital and avail the services. This hospital is centrally located on J N Marg in the heart of the city, and is very accessible from all corners of the NCR.
The Lok Nayak Jaiprakash Hospital was started in 1930 as Irwin Hospital with a bed strength of 350. It became to be known as LNJP Hospital in 1977, and the name was changed to Lok Nayak Hospital in 1989. The famous Maulana Azad Medical College is attached to this hospital.
The Lok Nayak Hospital is equipped with the latest state-of-the-art equipment, investigation, diagnosis, and treatment facilities for patients. The hospital also functions as a tertiary referral centre and, therefore, receives a large number of complicated cases. The hospital, which offers 1597 beds in the medical and surgical specialties, has a team of highly qualified and experienced doctors and surgeons who are ably supported by nursing and para-medic personnel.
The vision of the Lok Nayak Jaiprakash Hospital is to provide comprehensive health care services for the good health and wellbeing of all.