N. S. Memorial Institute of Medical Sciences

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N. S. Memorial Institute of Medical Sciences
Kollam District Co-operative Hospital Society
Location Kollam, Kerala, India
Funding Cooperative
Hospital type Specialist
Emergency department Yes
Beds 500
Founded 2000
Website www.nshospital.org

N. S. Memorial Institute of Medical Sciences (NSMIMS) is a co-operative hospital located in Palathara, Kollam, Kerala, India.

It was founded in 2000 in memory of N. Sreedharan (died 1985), a communist organizer who was a member of the secretariat of the Communist Party of India (Marxist). This is the first Co-operative Multi Super Specialty Hospital in South Kerala.[1] The hospital has 13 specialty departments and 40 doctors including 25 post graduate doctors and more than 250 medical and paramedical staff.[2] It has a full range of services.


NSMIMS was established in 2000 in a temporary facility. The hospital started functioning fully from 2006 after being inaugurated by Prakash Karat, General Secretary of Communist Party of India (Marxist).[3]


NSMIMS is situated 6 kilometers from Kollam railway station and 60 kilometers from Trivandrum International Airport.


Nursing college[edit]

N.S. Memorial Nursing School has started functioning.[2] The nursing school building opened in 2011 and has facilities to accommodate 200 students. The society has started a B.Sc. Nursing course.


  1. ^ "N. S. Memorial Institute of Medical Sciences, Kollam". Retrieved 21 April 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "VS to open nursing school building". The Hindu. 12 August 2011. Retrieved 1 November 2013. 
  3. ^ "Provide basic health care to all: Karat". The Hindu. 2006-02-18. Retrieved 1 November 2013.