About Us


Holy Cross Hospital, Kottiyam, Kollam is a premier centre in the field of medical service in the state of Kerala. The Hospital run by the society of Sisters of the Holy Cross, completes 69 years of its glorious existence in the field of health care. It has earned a niche for itself as a paragon of health care for its noble and selfless service. In the year 1952, Holy Cross Hospital was started as a small Hospital with 20 beds

Holy Cross Hospital is a Registered Charitable institution owned and managed by Society Holy Cross Hospital under the governing body, presided by Sr. Telma Manickanamparabil. It is a premier centre in the field of Health Care and is the trunk for the educational programs in the campus.

Holy Cross Hospital provides training in Nursing and Paramedical disciplines and enables the graduates to render competent health care to the sick and suffering. It is recognized for the national board of examination for training Dip-NB and is ranked as the second best in the state for maintenance and NABH accreditation. Dr. Sr. Fides Thottan and her team effectively manage the administrative function of the Hospital. At present Rev. Sr. Vinny Vettukallel is the administrator of Holy Cross Hospital, Kottiyam P.O., Kollam.

Lourdes School of Nursing Kottiyam (1958) stands as the first Nursing School in private sector on the State of Kerala. Holy Cross College of Nursing (2003) was the first Nursing College to start Post Basic B.Sc Nursing under University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram. The college has:-

  • Excellent academic environment
  • Quiet, Cool, serene Campus.
  • Infrastructural facilities of international standards.
  • Excellent faculty of proven expertise.
  • Own 550 bedded multi speciality hospital.
  • Well-equipped laboratories.
  • Library with wide collection of books & journals.
  • High-tech audio visual aids.
  • Facilities for extra curricular activities.
  • Out standing Hostel facilities for girls.
  • Innovative Learning Experience for the Students and Faculty.
  • Spiritual Awakening activities.
  • Well disciplined Campus atmosphere.
  • Colorful Extra Curricular Activities.