An air-conditioned ambulance is available 24 hours a day. The SIH ambulance service is managed by Nursing Shift Supervisor & Transport Department. The service is only used to drop discharged patients back home. The ambulances are also available for the transport of dead bodies out of the Hospital within the city. There is no facility to pick up patients from their homes or from other hospitals.
The ambulances are normally without paramedics. However, if a critically ill patient is transferred out of the Hospital, a doctor and a nurse along with the life saving equipment and drugs are available on request. The ambulance, is equipped with oxygen supply, suction machine, first aid surgical supplies, and the essential drugs for resuscitation.