|This clinic is guided is by the Pain and Palliative Society of Calicut, Government Medical College which has a team of highly qualified and trained doctors accompanied by nurses and volunteers. Besides them people from different walks of life come to serve these patients. This is a great relief for the chronically and severely ill patients as it provides a psychological support. The clinic was incepted in the year 2003. Until now, more than 500 patients have been registered in the clinic and among them about 65 % are cancer patients. Besides giving treatment to the patients, the hospital is also giving support to the members of the family. A substantial amount of money is being spent for this purpose. This clinic is conducted on weekly basis. Here the patients who are unable to continue further treatment and those who are referred back from multi-specialty hospitals are given compassionate care for the rest of their lives.
Apart from that, the clinic also provides home care to those patients who are not in a position to visit the clinic. All the patients registered under this clinic are given medicines free of cost. Diagnostic procedures are also performed for them free of cost.