Category Archives: Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences PIMS Islamabad

Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) put on high alert due to polls

Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) put on high alert due to polls ISLAMABAD – The major public sector hospital of the capital, Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS), has been put on high alert till May 12 due to general elections. Pims Administrator Professor Dr Iqbal Memon has issued the orders. No leave will be […]

Funds denial delays reopening of Liver Transplant Centre at Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS)

Funds denial delays reopening of Liver Transplant Centre at Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) Islamabad – It’s almost a year that Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) had suspended liver transplants on its premises. And, according to officials in the know, there’s a little likelihood of this largest government hospital of the capital reopening the Centre […]

Pakistan Institute of Medical sciences (PIMS) to have new telephone exchange

Pakistan Institute of Medical sciences (PIMS) to have new telephone exchange ISLAMABAD – Pakistan Institute of Medical sciences (PIMS) is to install a new exchange worth Rs 450 million. The decision has been taken by departmental working committee of PIMS after failure of its inter-telephonic exchange. The current telephonic exchange has been quite emburdened by introduction […]

IHC restrains ED Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (Pims) from functioning

IHC restrains ED Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (Pims) from functioning ISLAMABAD – The Islamabad High Court on Tuesday restrained Dr Riaz Warraich from performing his duties, as Executive Director Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (Pims).Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui passed the order on the petition of Pims Joint Executive Director Dr Altaf Hussain who holds that […]

Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) becomes a medical university

Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) becomes a medical university Islamabad – The Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) has become a medical university as President Asif Zardari signed into law a recent Act of Parliament that granted a degree-awarding status to the PIMS and upgraded it to Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Medical University. The National Assembly […]

Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) faces shortage of stretchers and wheelchairs

Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) faces shortage of stretchers and wheelchairs Islamabad: While the government may not think twice before blowing its own trumpet and making exaggerated claims of spending millions on health sector in Islamabad, the reality is far from the official rosy picture. An assessment of Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS), the […]

Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences PIMS receives over 2,000 patients with pollen allergy in two weeks

Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences PIMS receives over 2,000 patients with pollen allergy  in two weeks Islamabad – Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences has received as many as 2,045 patients with pollen allergy till Saturday from March 1 of which nearly 10 per cent reached the hospital emergency with the complaint of severe respiratory problem. Of 2,045 […]

Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) turns into epicentre of diseases

Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) turns into epicentre of diseases ISLAMABAD – Lack of cleanliness arrangements in lavatories at Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) has turned this largest ever hospital of federal capital into epicenter of diseases. In every ward of PIMS, a number of toilets are highly disproportionate to the strength of the […]

Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) receives 1,560 pollen allergy patients

Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) receives 1,560 pollen allergy patients ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) has provided medical treatment to 1,560 patients for pollen allergy in the last 13 days at its emergency and outpatients department (OPD). According to hospital spokesman Dr Wasim Khawaja, 960 patients were treated in emergency, 20 percent […]

ZAB University bill passage lauded – Pakistan Institute of Medical Science (PIMS)

ZAB University bill passage lauded – Pakistan Institute of Medical Science (PIMS) Islamabad – The Paramedical Association of the Pakistan Institute of Medical Science (PIMS) has appreciated the passage of the bill in the Parliament regarding Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Medical University. In a statement on Monday, the president of the association Rana Ahmed, general secretary Arshad Khan […]

Full-fledged evening shift at Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) OPD demanded

Full-fledged evening shift at Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) OPD demanded ISLAMABAD – Citizens have demanded the concerned authorities to immediately start full-fledged evening shift at Out Patient Department (OPD) of Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) keeping in view the patients’ burden at morning time.According to them, due to heavy load at OPD in […]

Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences PIMS to get 30 new ventilators

Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences PIMS to get 30 new ventilators ISLAMABAD – On the special directives of Chairman Senate Syed Nayyar Hussain Bukhari, a grant has been released for replacement of out-of-order ventilators in Intensive Care Unit of Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences. Around 30 new ventilators will be installed in PIMS, which will cost […]

Senate body passes Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Medical University (SZABMU) Bill with amendments

Senate body passes  Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Medical University (SZABMU) Bill with amendments ISLAMABAD – The Senate Standing Committee on Cabinet Secretariat and Capital Administration and Development approved Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Medical University (SZABMU) Bill 2013 with certain amendments complying with the demands of the hospital employees. Unlike the previous bill that was passed by […]

Employees take to streets against Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Medical University, (PIMS) establishment

Employees take to streets against Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Medical University, (PIMS) establishment ISLAMABAD – The employees of three public sector hospitals again took to the streets against the establishment of Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Medical University, (PIMS) fearing the university will convert the hospitals into autonomous bodies and deprive them of their civil servant rights.The […]

Sixth kidney transplant at Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS)

Sixth kidney transplant at Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) Islamabad – A kidney was successfully transplanted from a girl to another, her younger sister, at Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS). The transplant had been the sixth since November last year when PIMS resumed renal transplant. According to Wasim Khawaja, the spokesman for PIMS, Farzana Bibi, […]

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