News and Events

December 1, 2019

Radiologist Dr. Amy Thomas provides ultrasonography in LWH

                The absence of a radiologist in Manali has been a huge issue for conducting ultrasound examinations. The ultrasound machine has been described as an extension of the stethoscope, an essential component of the doctors armamentarium. Essential for antenatal check ups, invaluable in trauma and emergent situations besides […]

November 26, 2019

Annual day 2019

On the 23rd of November, the Lady Willingdon Hospital celebrated its Annual day with the theme -“In His time”. This marks the 83rd year of the establishment of the hospital and all the staff came together to celebrate, with songs, dances, and skits. All these can be viewed on the Facebook page of the hospital […]

September 28, 2019

Pangi Pathways

              PANGI PATHWAYS We first went to Pangi in 2015 when we heard of a remote mountain settlement isolated and bereft of medical care. We have been back every year since. This was our fifth year in succession. I have written about the earlier trips and those travelogues can be accessed by following the reference […]

September 26, 2019

Kaaza surgical camp

Organising a surgical camp is like assembling a complicated lego model. People and equipment come together from far and wide and mingle to assume form,purpose and character. The team gels together over seven days pushing boundaries with equipment, challenging weather, and impassable roads that prevent health care from reaching these remote regions. This year, our […]

May 25, 2019

Aseem Sambhavanaye

Saturday saw the gathering of our participants of our Community based rehabilation gather together under a pandal erected under a clear blue sky on Saturday 25th May. The title means unlimited possibilities. This was the sixth year in succession we have had this program, intended to provide a common meeting place for the participants to […]

May 11, 2019

Continuing nursing education – focus on tuberculosis

One death a minute. A quarter of the world’s cases. Thirty per cent of the burden of drug resistant tuberculosis. One million missing patients. These are stark and sobering statistics, foreboding facts forecasting a murky and uncertain future in our battle against the ubiquitous acid fast bacillus Mycobacterium tuberculosis.  To spread awareness about this bomb […]

May 7, 2019

LWH Nurses Week May 2019

In commemoration of the Nurses Week, the nurses of Lady Willingdon Hospital, Manali have decided to raise public awareness about Tuberculosis. Even though there has been considerable progress in the last decade, TB is an infectious killer world-wide and the drug resistant TB poses a major threat. Today the nurses performed street plays in the […]

May 7, 2019

ENT Camp

Special E.N.T. Camp is being held at Lady Willingdon Hospital, Manali from May 6, 2019 till May 9, 2019 at 1 PM. Dr Suma Mathews Professor of ENT and Dr Divyan Samson Assistant Professor of ENT from CMC Vellore are available for consultation and surgery.  This three day camp is a platform for providing specialized […]

April 20, 2019


Blessed Easter to all.  As part of the lead up towards nurses day in May, our tireless nurses rolled up their sleeves and set to work to provide a shine to the church for easter. We have the best bunch of nurses, ever.  Kudos and thanks to all!  Source:

April 7, 2019


The memory of a long and cold  winter fades, giving way to clear skies, sunshine, and smiles on faces. Marking a season of work, and a pause before the vault into the activity of the summer, we all needed space and time to shake it out, and share a meal, fellowship, ice cream, our children, […]

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