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About Woodlands
Woodlands Hospital is as old as India herself. Ever since its conception, Woodlands Hospital have nursed a dream. A dream of becoming one of the leading healthcare centres of free India by providing global standards of medical care.

In 1947, we began as a tertiary care unit. And today, we've grown much larger to become a multispecialty hospital. Over the years, our global quality of treatment has enabled us to become the hospital of trust for patients not only of Kolkata and eastern India, but also of neighboring countries.

In our 70 year long journey, we have touched millions of lives. And with that, also the dream we nursed.


Legends


Group History & Origin

  • Sometime in the early forties, British Companies realised the need of good healthcare services for their families.
  • Accordingly they opened a company called “East India Clinic Ltd” on 23rd October 1946
  • East India Clinic started 2 nursing homes in Elgin Road in 1947 and started his journey.
  • The construction of Woodlands Nursing Home started in 1958 and was inaugurated on 8th January 1961 by the then Chief Minister and eminant doctor Dr.Bidhan Chandra Roy whose birthday is celebrated as Doctor’s Day. –East India Clinic Ltd was shifted to Woodlands Nursing Home.
  • The construction of the present hospital building started in the year 1958 and the hospital was inaugurated by the then Chief Minister of West Bengal Dr. B. C. Roy on 8th January, 1961.
  • Woodlands was known as & Woodlands Nursing Home & at that point in time. The name Woodlands & was derived from the name of the Palace.
  • The set up of Elgin Road as well as the pharmacy in Russel Street were closed immediately after the opening of the Woodlands Nursing Home.
  • The name of East India Clinic Limited got changed to Woodlands Hospital and Medical Research Centre Limited in the year 1994 and thereafter to Woodlands Medical centre limited in the year 2004.



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