Emergency Dept. & Accident Centre
is a busy emergency department and a “Window”
of the hospital & is supervised by Consultants/Senior Registrars
(Department of medicine and orthopedic department). It handles more than 150
patient per day or around 3500 patients per month
(excluding peads Emergency).
efficient Main Emergency Department handles all kind of emergencies including
trauma. It has Facilities such as Central Oxygen, Central Suction,
Defibrillators and Nebulization are readily available Stomach wash can also be
to deal all Emergencies
hours service is provided, including proper CPR coverage.
Paediatric Emergency service is also well covered.
pain centre is a unique facility introduced first time in Pakistan in Ittefaq
Hospital. It comprises attack unit, Evaluation (Triage) unit, 3 beds
observation unit, patient education area. CPC-ED is linked with community
education programme of Early Heart Attack Care(EHAC) supervised by department
of clinical and interventional cardiology.
fully loaded ambulance service.
Department of medicine forms the core of hospital clinical services and shares major work-load. Department of medicine encompasses specialties (clinical divisions) like Acute internal medicine, gastroenterology/hepatology, Diabetology, Nephrology, Neurology, Preventive & clinical cardiology, Pulmonology, Dermatology & Psychiatry etc. Total bed strength in wards/rooms is approximately around 90(ninety). Advanced 21 – beds fully equipped, functional Medical I.C.U/C.C.U & 4 – beds H.D.I.C.U (high dependency I.C.U) is managed by the efficient staff. Medical ICU / CCU has facilities like multipurpose invasive & non invasive cardiac monitors, pulse oximeters, functional ventilators x 9 (Servo Siemens), N.I.P.P.V, T.X.P, Percussive nebulizers, Defibrillators, Temporary & Permanent Pacemaker facilities, C.V.P line and full C.P.R facilities. Department of medicine supervises disciplined “Code Blue” System and “CPR Team”. Its operational efficiency and timely help has saved many lives. Department of medicine handles all kinds of acute medical emergencies and takes the major brunt at busy hospital “Emergency Department” (E.R). Haemodialysis unit with Bicarb Dialysis, unltrafiltration is run by experienced, trained nephrologist. Endoscopy unit is supervised by Consultant. Bronchoscopy services are provided by pulmonologist. Department of medicine gives round the clock support to all other hospital clinical services. Department of medicine & allied run specialist OPD clinics of all specialties on daily basis. “Diabetic clinic” & Hypertension clinic is also supervised by the department of medicine. Department of medicine is managed by whole time, in-house senior consultants x 3, senior registrar x 1, registrars x 2 and medical officers x around 20. Good teaching and clinical training is provided to F.C.P.S trainees by the approved C.P.S.P supervisors. Department of medicine is recognized by C.P.S.P for F.C.P.S Part – II training.
blue call system
hospital has a "proper" & "active" round the clock, emergency
"Code Blue" call system to facilitate (with C.P.R.) and
stabilize all patients in critical conditions. This facility is supervised and
practiced successfully by the department of Medicine and Anaesthesia. There is
weekly Code-Blue "drill" to check the system functioning in the
hospital. Ittefaq Hospital is rightly proud of this service.
medical procedures including diagnostic and therapeutic upper GIT Endoscopy,
Sclerotherapy and Banding, Oesophageal Dialatation, Endocrine studies,
Diagnostic and therapeutic Colonoscopy etc. are carried out in this
department. Liver biopsies are performed by both in-house and visiting
& Haemodialysis Service (Renal
by highly experienced Consultant Nephrologist
Bicarbonate Haemodialysis service with latest advanced computerized machines has been established for timely dialysis of kidney patients who are in a serious condition. An expert Nephrologist and his staff ensures that Haemodialysis, Peritoneal Dialysis, CAPD, and Ultrafilterations are carried out effectively.
Eight (8) beds
with new machines and fully trained staff are available for dialysis at a
dept. has recently been established to study sleep disorders, breathing
problems (Apnoea) and cardiac rhythm disorders.
of Adult Clinical & Interventional Cardiology
Cardiac Centre (ICC)
ICC came into being in the fall of 2003
as part of the Ittefaq Hospital policy of providing state of the art care to
the cardiac patients. It is a totally brand new centre which is built on the
2nd floor of the main building of the Ittefaq Hospital. It aims to provide
fully integrated clinical and interventional cardiology services under one
roof with economy of movement for the patients. It has three major divisions:
The Adult Cardiac Care team includes
Adult Consultant Interventional Cardiologist, one cardiologist and 6 adult
cardiac registrars. There is one consultant paediatric cardiologist to look
after the cardiac needs of children. The adult consultant interventional
cardiologist is fully qualified and has worked for 14 years in U.K and 8 years
in Saudi Arabia.
The services provided in the cardiac
centre are as follows:
Pain Centre (CPC):
The chest pain patients presenting to
CPC would get fast and efficient diagnosis and management in the C.P.C(fast
tracking) before admission in the CCU.
It is brand new 9-bedded unit with
facilities for bed-side monitoring (both non-invasive and invasive). The
bed-side monitors are linked to a central monitor for prompt arrhythmia
detection and its treatment.
This new purpose built unit has a
reception and consulting rooms. The outstanding feature is its integration
with non-invasive and invasive diagnostic facilities on the same floor.
This brand new unit has latest TOSHIBA
INFINIX/CSI Cath Lab machine for
diagnostic and interventional procedures (PTCA, Stenting etc) the
distinguishing features include:
The centre has acquired the latest NEMIO-30 fully
digital TOSHIBA Echo machine which would provide state of the art echo
pictures for transthoracic (TTE) and transoesophageal (TEE) studies. The
outstanding features include:
The latest Holter monitor HOLCARD 24 W
(PC compatible with flash card) would provide service for arrhythmia detection
as an out-patient for patients with history of palpitations and syncope.
This is another outstanding service for
cardiac patients who need tight B.P control.
This is performed on Quinton Stress
Machine with consistently reliable results.
This CCU with brand new state of the
art equipment will be an excellent asset to the city of Lahore with round the
clock cardiac emergency facilities.
Department Of Cardio thoracic Surgery
A state of the art Cardio vascular/thoracic Centre with brand new most modern Heart lung machines, Hypothermia, cell saver, invasive monitoring equipment for intensive care is established under the able supervision of qualified and well experienced team headed by fully qualified and well experienced consultant cardio vascular and cardio thoracic surgeon. Who will perform all kinds of open heart surgeries including by-pass surgery and thoracic operations. This service is available round the clock.
Of Surgery & Allied Specialties
The surgical department consists of seven (7) major operating-theatres, pre-operative and postoperative wards, two (2) full time in-house consultants, a consultant urologist & a consultant paediatric surgeon, visiting consultants, and diligent staff sharing the work. All types of surgeries including general surgery, Laparoscopic surgery, Vascular surgery, Gut and Liver surgery, Cancer surgery, Neurosurgery, Thoracic, Cosmetic and Plastic surgeries are performed on a regular basis. Advanced surgeries, e.g. Cardiovascular surgery are performed by respective senior surgeons.
of Urology / Renal Transplantation
of Urology carries out a wide variety of urological procedures including Endomotology,
Paediatric and Reconstructive
Urology as well as General Urology.
urological procedures, including interventional and renal transplants are
performed by a qualified and experienced Consultant Urologist. Minimally
invasive urology procedures like ureterscopy and lithoclast to treat ureteric
E.N.T surgery, especially, middle-ear surgery, including tympanoplastics,
radial mastoidectries and stapedectroy are regularly carried out.
comprehensive breast care facility is also available at Ittefaq Hospital
(Trust). Patients are being accessed by a qualified experienced female
of its kind in Asia,
Ultra Fine Computerized Mammography
and Guided needle biopsy unit.
digital technology " OPDIMA " (Mammography machine) by "Siemens"
is available in breast clinic which not only provides high quality mammogram
but also can be used to take the biopsies with great accuracy. Early
& accurate detection of breast Cancer is the aim.
Department of Neurosurgery is headed by a highly experienced neurosurgeon. All
advanced level surgeries, including emergency and elective neurosurgical
procedures are performed.
have 4 - Beds fully equipped with
latest cardiac monitors, ventilators, central oxygen & suction supply.
This department also has well trained nursing staff who manage efficiently the
serious neurosurgical operated cases.
and Traumatology Unit
Unit of traumatology and orthopaedic is
a fully equipped unit recognized by Pakistan Medical and Dental council and by
college of physicians and surgeons. This shows that we have an experienced and
professional team to look after our patients. There are regular compulsory
courses and workshops for team doctors in liason with other hospitals to keep
their knowledge and skill updated concerning patients care and management.
This unit has separate male and female
orthopaedic wards with eleven beds each. Along with these wards, we also have
a number of private rooms. Orthopaedic unit has very busy out patient
department where over five hundred patients are seen and treated every month.
Operation theaters are equally busy where more than two hundred patients are
operated every month. The operation theater is fully equipped with two image
intensifiers, fracture table, arthroscopy instrumentation along with different
types of locking nail equipment.
Ittefaq hospital is the pioneer in
arthroscopic surgery in Lahore where knee and shoulder arthroscopies were
started. At present, we are doing 50-60 arthroscopies of the major joints per
Orthopaedic unit at Ittefaq hospital
deals with a massive influx of accidents and caters for a large catchment
area. There is a 24 hours on call trauma team which includes a consultant, a
registrar, a medical officer along with a 24 hours ready theater and theater
on call team to deal with any kind of emergency or trauma that lands up at
Ittefaq hospital. Infact we are now a referral center for maltreated or
infected long bone fractures. We are in the process of starting new methods of
retrograde closed interlocking nail humerus, not yet being done in Pakistan.
All other kinds of fractures i.e. hip fractures, long bones fractures and
spine fracture etc are dealt with in this unit. There are many industrial hand
injuries, which are taken care of by the trauma unit.
We have a large number of elective
operations done at our unit, which include total hip replacements, total knee
replacements. These operations are being done on a regular basis. Disc and
other back operations along with congenital deformities of infants and
children are also done by our orthopaedic department i.e. CDH, CTEV, postpolio
surgery. Leg lengthening and callostosis is a special procedure done here for
lengthening bones which are shortened due to disease, fractures or congenital
There is a close liason between
Orthopaedic unit at Ittefaq and plastic surgeons because many accidents have
open wounds that need looking after of their skin and soft tissues.
We have a very efficient computerized
data storing system along with strict regular follow up of all patients who go
through our department. We have a regular morbidity and mortality check of the
department. Our complication rate is comparable to any trauma and orthopaedic
unit in Europe and America.
Of Obstetrics & Gynecology
The department of Obstetrics and
Gynaecology is one of the main departments of the hospital. The annual
turnover is around 2000 deliveries, 25oo gynecological operations and 14000 to
15000 outpatients. The department provides round the clock maternity services
with CTG and Epidural facility for painless labour and emergency surgery.
In obstetrics it has five general and
three private beds for first stage labour and two well equipped delivery rooms
with three beds and neonatal resuscitation unit. It has an eclampsia room and
two intensive care rooms. There are forty general beds and access to an equal
number of private beds.
All kinds of gynaecology, oncology,
infertility and laparoscopic surgery are carried out in three well-equipped
operation theaters. The theaters have lates anesthetic machines, ventilators,
data scopes, pulse oximeters, high quality lights, tables and surgical
instruments for laparoscopic and full range of gynae pelvic and plastic
Our staff includes 3 regular
consultants, 6 visiting consultants, 2 registrars and 14 medical
officers. Dr. Farhat Rasheed is the head of the department who supervises the
teaching programme along with other consultants.
The college of physicians and Surgeons
has recognized the department for postgraduate teaching. A well-structured
teaching programme includes daily bedside teaching rounds, biweekly
departmental meetings, discussions, tutorials, journal club, lectures and
department deals with children who need care on an emergency basis. It is
housed in a very spacious room fully equipped for "CPR" & other
emergency treatment. Nebulisation facilities are also available. This
department remains open round the clock.
Supervised by Paediatric Departmen
of Pediatrics and Neo-Natology is
a well established facility supervised by American board certified consultants
with extensive experience in the field of pediatrics & ne-natology not
only in Pakistan but in well known teaching
hospitals of United States as well. The department is divided into 5 sections:
Paediatric in-patient (Paediatric ward, Diarrhea section, ISOLATION
area, treatment room).
Neo-natal intensive care unit.
purpose is to provide highly sophisticated and specialized care to sick
children in all aspects. In pediatric out patient clinic we provide full
immunization against all infectious diseases and at the same time community
education services are rendered by consultants and other trained medical staff
realizing the importance of prevention of highly communicable diseases in the
care unit is
well equipped with latest incubators, ventilators, phototherapy units &
paediatric cardiac monitors. It has a good temperature control system and is
covered from all sides by blind glass.
department is over all providing highly specialized health care in the field
of pediatric medicine, cardiology, hematology, nephrology &
gastroenterology along with pediatric surgery.
of Pediatric Surgery
Surgical department is a part of the Dept of Paediatrics. It provides surgical
support to department of Paediatrics & Neonatology. It is well equipped to
deal with not only Paeds Surgery
but also Neonatal Surgery. This
department is covering all aspects of Paeds surgical sub-specialties
General surgery, Paeds hepato-biliary, Paeds plastic, Paeds Urology,
Orthopaedics & Paeds Neuro-surgery.
Paediatric cardiology services are
available under the supervision of highly qualified & trained Paediatric
Cardiologist. Following Paediatric Cardiology procedures are performed:
Heart Surgeries and C.A.B.G (By-Pass) are performed by a team of active
and experienced Cardiac surgeons who are supported by pediatricians and
Congenital Cardiac Surgical defects
corrected by open heart surgery and
Paediatric Cardiac Surgeons
In addition to routine diagnostic
department of Ophthalmology has the facility to cater to all diseases related
to the eye. Senior consultants carry out the most difficult operative
procedures, like Viteractomy, with the most modern machinery available e.g.
Argon laser, Yag laser, Fundus Camera, Surgical Operating Microscope etc.
Keeping the future in view research is being conducted with the funds
allocated for the purpose.
The Department of Anesthesia is fully equipped with the most modern machinery to minimize the pain and suffering of patients during the course of an operation. In-house consultants and visiting senior surgeons carry out a variety of surgical procedures including Neurosurgery Spinal and Chest surgery, Open heart surgery etc. with the expertise of skilled Anesthetists.
are seven fully equipped operating-theaters.
Each operating room is facilitated with cardiac monitors, anaesthesia
machines, ventilators, Electro-Surgical units, surgical operating microscope,
and neurosurgical equipment so that alI operative procedures can be performed
without any time delay.
of Radiology and Imaging
1. Plain radiography is available round the clock. Two 500 mA and one 200 mA machines are available for high quality X-rays including fluoroscopy. 03 portable X-ray machines are provide bed side service. Routine contrast studies of GIT, Genito-urinary tract, Biliary tract and Myelogram etc are performed
2. Ultrasound is performed daily by competent qualified consultants, in morning & evening. Three ultrasound machines are now working including RT-3000 (GE medical system), Toshiba SSH-140-A (Color Doppler) and Toshiba JustVision-400 and Nemio-30 take care of the needs. All types of Doppler studies are performed including carotid, peripheral arteries & veins, renal transplant, obstetrics, neonatal brain and portal circulation.
3. C.T. Scan. All the routine scans including head, chest, HRCT, Abdomen, Pelvis, Orbits, PNS, Neck, CT myelogram etc are performed round the clock. A lates version of Spiral CT unit.
M.R.I This facility is also available round the clock. In this procedure instead of radiology waves magnetic waves are used. This system provides clear picture of the parts of the body that are surrounded by bone like brain and spinal cord while for other tissues also a clear picture is visible which helps in better diagnosis of the problem.
General OPD has been provided by the hospital administration as a community
service. It functions on a daily basis and like alI other departments, it is
supervised by experienced consultants. Free consultation and medicines
are given to all deserving patients.
OPD Clinics (Daily)
disciplined / Specialists clinics are run on a daily basis by
respective consultants of different Specialities (Morning
& evening sessions).
Department of Physiotherapy consists well qualified Physiotherapists,
who are available round the clock. This department is well equipped with
equipment like short wave diathermy ultrasonic therapy machines, neurotones and
nerve stimulation equipment. Patients of medicine, orthopedics and surgical
specialties benefit from this department. Department also run OPD service.
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