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Description about the college

Health is a state of well-being that enables a person to lead a physically, psychologically, socially and economically productive life. Health is a right of all the people. All the individual families and communities have responsibility towards maintaining their health. Professional nursing practice is the practice of nursing and delivery of care to meet the needs of society. It is based on a theoretical framework that reflects the underlying philosophy of environment. Evidence based practice is the process of shaping clinical practice based on scientific inquiry.


Description about the Hospital

Health and Education are the wealth of the Nation. The N. S. Memorial College of Nursing, envisioned in 2012, under the management of Kollam District Co-operative Hospital Society Ltd Q.952 in continuation to the establishment of the health care institution named NS Cooperative Hospital in 2006.  The college was established with the aim to raise a new generation of nurses, equipped with the right blend of knowledge, skill, and attitude to provide comprehensive nursing care and bring about innovations in the field of nursing service and education through research.

NSMCON is one of the distinguished institutes in Kerala for training nurses. The college is recognized by Indian Nursing Council (INC), New Delhi, Kerala Nurses and Midwives Council (KNMC), Thiruvananthapuram and affiliated to the Kerala University of Health Sciences (KUHS), Thrissur, Kerala. The College of Nursing has six full-fledged departments – Adult Health (Medical Surgical) Nursing, Child Health (Pediatric) Nursing, Mental Health (Psychiatric) Nursing, Community Health Nursing, Maternity/Obstetrics and Gynecologic Nursing and Nursing Foundations. At present the college is offering B.Sc. Nursing programme with an annual intake of 60.

The college is located in N.H bypass, Palathara, Kollam, Kerala, India which is 7.5 Km away from Kollam bus stand and 6 Km away from Kollam railway station.

About us


N.S Memorial Institute of Medical Sciences (NSMIMS) stands as a beacon of healthcare excellence situated in N.H bypass, Palathara, Kollam. Our institution is dedicated to reviving the essence of genuine care within the realm of healthcare. As the premier specialty cooperative hospital in Southern Kerala, NSMIMS represents a pioneering initiative of the Kollam District Cooperative Hospital Society. Rooted in the ethos of providing medical services with utmost care, compassion, and dedication, we are committed to serving our patients with unwavering commitment.

Our hospital stands as a testament to the spirit of cooperative movements and pays homage to the late visionary, N Sreedharan. Established in February 2006, NSMIMS serves as a living tribute to the memory of Com. N. Sreedharan, a revered politician and humanitarian affectionately known as N.S. Throughout his life, N.S. epitomized the principles of the Communist Movement in Kerala, leaving an indelible mark on the socio-political landscape as a beloved leader. His untimely demise in an accident while serving as the State Secretariat Member of the party on February 17th, 1985, at Kottarakkara, left a void that continues to be felt.

The inauguration of N.S. Memorial Institute of Medical Sciences was a momentous occasion graced by esteemed dignitaries including Sri. Prakash Karat, General Secretary of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), Sri. P.K. Gurudas, Honourable Minister for Labour & Excise, Kerala, Sri. P. Rajendran, Member of Parliament, Kollam constituency, and other prominent personalities. This event marked the beginning of our journey towards providing exemplary healthcare services imbued with compassion and dedication.

The N. S. Memorial College of Nursing, envisioned in 2012 under the management of Kollam District Co-operative Hospital Society in continuation to the establishment of the health care institution named NS Cooperative Hospital in 2006.

Committed people

The Kollam District Co-operative Hospital Society Ltd.Q952








Director Board Members


Director Board Members


Director Board Members


Director Board Members

Sri. K. Omanakuttan

Director Board Members

Sri.Adv. Shibu

Director Board Members

Sri. C Balduvin

Director Board Members

Smt. Sulbath

Director Board Members


Medical Superintendent

Sri. Adv. D. Suresh Kumar

Smt. P. Jameela

Our Departments
Child Health (Paediatric) Nursing

Child Health (Paediatric) Nursing is a specialized field of nursing focused on the care of infants, children, and adolescents. Paediatric nurses work in various settings such as hospitals, clinics, and community health centers, providing care for children with acute and chronic health conditions. Their role includes conducting physical exams, administering medications, providing vaccinations, and educating families on health and wellness. Paediatric nurses require strong communication skills, empathy, and a deep understanding of child development to deliver age-appropriate care and support to young patients and their families

Adult Health (Medical Surgical) Nursing

Adult Health (Medical-Surgical) Nursing is a specialty focused on caring for adult patients with a variety of medical conditions and those undergoing surgery. Nurses in this field work in settings like hospitals and clinics, managing acute and chronic illnesses, and providing preoperative and postoperative care. They monitor vital signs, administer medications, perform wound care, and educate patients. This role demands a broad knowledge base, strong clinical skills, and the ability to think critically and communicate effectively to ensure high-quality patient care.

Nursing Foundations

The department provide assistance in fostering an entry level nursing student who is prepared to transition to practice as a member of the inter professional health care team. The focus of the programme is mastery of high level competencies reflecting the knowledge, skills and attitudes required for the delivery of safe, quality nursing care and to actively promote the development of the science and profession of nursing. Faculty and students strive to challenge and support one another to accept responsibility and accountability to collaborate with the best interest of one another and the communities they serve.

Adult Health Nursing

The department deals with courses related to adult health nursing including geriatrics within the framework of KUHS and INC. The department strives to impart knowledge and practical skills to students who develop with distinct identity and character, meeting the goals and aspirations of the society.

Maternity/Obstetrics and Gynecological Nursing

We aspire to provide theoretical and practical education to students and health care providers so as to maintain the quality and continuity of service through clinical care and emphasize professional development through research. The faculty and students in the department of OBG contribute to a wide spectrum of educational and research programmes on antenatal, intranatal, postnatal and gynaecological subjects. We are committed to providing exceptional care to women and family through community health programmes and school educational programmes. The division of OBG continuously maintain the momentum since its inception. The members of the department expertise and interesting innovative educational methodology and qualitative clinical outcomes.

Child Health Nursing

The Child Health Nursing Department focuses on providing specialized care to infants, children, and adolescents to promote their health and well-being. Nurses in this department work closely with paediatricians and other healthcare professionals to assess, diagnose, and treat a wide range of paediatric health conditions. They play a vital role in supporting children's growth and development, administering vaccinations, educating families on child health and safety, and providing emotional support to both children and their caregivers. The department is dedicated to ensuring that children receive the best possible care to thrive and reach their full potential.

Community Health Nursing

The Community Health Nursing Department is dedicated to enhancing and safeguarding the health of individuals, families, and communities. Nurses in this sector strive to prevent illness, encourage healthy living, and deliver healthcare services to those in need within the community. They frequently partner with other healthcare professionals and community organizations to tackle public health challenges and boost overall well-being.

Mental Health (Psychiatric) Nursing

The Mental Health Nursing Department is committed to delivering care and assistance to those facing mental health issues. Nurses in this field collaborate with patients to evaluate their mental health needs, create treatment plans, and offer therapeutic interventions. They are vital in fostering mental wellness, managing psychiatric symptoms, and aiding individuals in their recovery journey. The department frequently works alongside psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, and other mental health professionals to provide comprehensive patient care.


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