The Saida Waheed FMH College of Nursing is affiliated with Fatima Memorial Hospital (Established in 1977)
Fatima Memorial Hospital, Pakistan’s first Muslim not for profit hospital was established in 1977.
Situated in Shadman, in central Lahore, it started as a 200 bed community hospital for women and children. But today by the grace of Allah Almighty, Fatima Memorial Hospital has transformed into a 500 bed tertiary teaching care General Hospital. Fatima Memorial Hospital believes in service excellence and quality healthcare to the ailing. The philosophy of functioning of Fatima Memorial Hospital is cross subsidization where funds generated from affording patients are utilized for the benefit of underprivileged and indigents. Today FMH stands committed to provide quality healthcare services to all categories of patients disregarding means to pay.
Surgery department was established in 1988 as a part of hospital expansion to general Hospital. Today department of Surgery is equipped with modern, advanced surgical equipment both for diagnostic and operative purposes. It has separate male and female surgical wards, well equipped operation theater complex, pre and post-operative wards and state of the art surgical intensive care unit.
Department of surgery has following advanced sub specialties:
- Orthopedic Surgery
- Laparoscopic Surgery
- Thoracic and Vascular Surgery
- Plastic Surgery
- Urology &Andrology Surgery
Medicine Department was established in 1985 and has grown into the most advanced department both functionally and technically. It is equipped with state of the art diagnostic and clinical monitoring services.
It provides tertiary clinical care in the following medical sub specialties:
- General Medicine
- Family Medicine
- Infectious diseases
OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY (ENT) DEPARTMENT
This department was established in year 2000 and it is presently undergoing the phase of Growth and Expansion. It has been equipped with state of the art diagnostic and therapeutic equipment head by dynamic and very active surgeon under whose leadership the department is now considered to be one of most active and established department of the city.
OPHTHALMOLOGY (EYE) DEPARTMENT
This Department was established in year 2000 and is undergoing rapid expansion. It is now equipped with state of the art ophthalmic diagnostic and therapeutic equipment like operating microscopes, Phaco-emulsification and micro incision procedures are performed as a routine in the department of the ophthalmology.
The department is offering services to non -paying, general and semi-private patients equally. The department of Ophthalmology is providing excellent facilities for the training of undergraduates medical students and students of optometry. The outdoor provides ample material for teaching the students.
RHEUMATOLOGY AND PHYSIOTHERAPY DEPARTMENT
FMH has a well-established Rheumatology and Physiotherapy Center. It is equipped with latest equipments and highly qualified team of competent and professional doctors and physiotherapists. Arthritis clinic, Back Clinic, Osteoporosis Clinic, Lupus Clinic and Juvenile Arthritis Clinics are the unique features of Rheumatology Center of FMH. This department offers inpatient and outpatient services to musculoskeletal, neuromuscular, cardiopulmonary, respiratory, integument and vestibular problems at all stages of diseases.
Physiotherapy department is fully operational with latest equipment like Ultrasound Therapy System, Shortwave Diathermy, Interferential Therapy, Infra Red, Radiation, Wax Therapy, Transcutaneous Electrical Stimulation, Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation, Hot Pack Therapy, Rehabilitation Gym etc.
The Department of Cardiology offers diagnostic facilities which include ECG, Echocardiography and Exercise Tolerance Test (ETT) etc. It has fully established Coronary Care Unit to accommodate critically ill cardiac patients headed by very senior and experienced Medical Professionals.
The Department of Gastroenterology provides comprehensive facilities for Endoscopies, ERCP and Colonoscopy Procedures. It has state of the art equipment and highly qualified team of doctors and nurses. Recently an independent
Gastroenterology Unit with 22 private rooms has been established with state of the art facilities for the patients.
A well-established Department of Pulmonology is a unique feature of FMH. It includes Chest & Asthma Clinic, Tuberculosis Clinic and Lungs Cancer Diagnostic Clinic. It offers Bronchoscopy, Pleural Biopsy, Lung Function Test and both Invasive & Non Invasive Ventilation procedures to the patients. This unit is equipped with modern diagnostic and therapeutic equipment like Bronchoscope, Pleural Biopsy Needle, CPAP Machine, VPAP Machine and Mechanical Ventilators. Free TB Clinic is managed and run by Department of Pulmonology where diagnostic facilities are available with continuous monitoring of the Anti -TB drug therapy.
It has state of the art Electro EncephloGraphy (EEG) facility for patients of neurological disorders. It consists of a team of highly qualified doctors and nurses.
Recently a modern sleep lab has been established to diagnose cases of sleep induced apnoea. This lab is first of its kind in Lahore.
FMH has a well established department of Nephrology and Dialysis Centre. It provides the facility of Haemo-dialysis to private, general and non-paying patients and is equipped with latest, state of the art seven dialysis machines. It is run by highly qualified and committed team of doctors and paramedical staff.
It is one of the early departments of FMH, established in 1977. FMH has unique identification for provision of best pediatric, neonatology and intensive care nurseries. Department of Pediatric Medicine comprises of highly competent professional doctors and nursing staff. Today Pediatric Department of FMH caters health care needs of new born not only for Lahore but it serves as referral center from whole of the Punjab.
The Department of Pediatric Surgery was commissioned in 1979 and is equipped to handle all kinds of pediatric surgery cases for infants and children. It provides cosmetic and restorative/ corrective surgical facilities for congenital anomalies.
Every year around 6000 babies are delivered at FMH, Department of Neonatology provides health care facilities to both normal and sick babies. It provides state of the art nurseries for premature babies and babies with other problems. It is equipped with latest incubators, overhead warmers, ventilators and phototherapy equipment. A separate out born nursery has been established to accommodate babies referred from other hospitals of
Lahore and Punjab.
EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE
ADULT EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT
The Adult Emergency Department is fully equipped with an array of life saving medical equipment. This department functions round the clock to attend all kinds of medical and surgical emergencies. It is managed by highly skilled ALS & BLS Certified doctors and nurses.
PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT
This department provides emergency medical care facilities to infants and neonates round the clock. It is one of the busiest departments of FMH and is known for its service excellence in whole of Punjab.
The Department of Radiology is equipped with modern high tech equipment to enhance the diagnostic ability of clinical disciplines of hospital. This department is managed by highly qualified and competent team of doctors and nurses. It provides advanced diagnostic services like X-Ray, Mammography, CT-Scan, Fluoroscopy (Contrast Examination), Ultrasound, Doppler Ultrasound, and Ultrasound guided interventional procedures.
CLINICAL LABORATORY SERVICES
This department provides 24 hours diagnostic support to Outdoor and Indoor patients. This department provides state of the art diagnostic facilities in the
In the field of Histopathology, Hematology, Microbiology and Biochemistry. It is equipped with latest equipment like Hematology Analyzers, Blood gas Analyzers, IMX System, and other analytical biochemistry equipment.
BLOOD BANK SERVICES
FMH has screening facilities against HIV, Hepatitis and other communicable diseases. It also caters for the storage facilities for Blood, Fresh Frozen Plasma etc.
DIVISION OF OBSTETRICS & GYNAECOLOGY
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology has been serving the health care needs of the women and children of Punjab since 1977. It has comprehensive facilities to manage all types of Gynae problems as well as an established Obstetrics Department which handles an average of 6,000 deliveries per year. The department has leading and renowned consultants on its panel.
ENDOSCOPIC SURGERY UNIT
The Endoscopic surgery unit is equipped with state of the art equipment to meet the challenges of the 21st century in terms of modern technology. A pioneer hospital in this field, FMH has conducted many successful training and operative sessions since 1994.
LABOUR DELIVERY COMPLEX
This is well-equipped, centrally air conditioned facility and has separate cubicles where each private patient is allowed one attendant. A modern labour and delivery room suite as per international standards provides a soothing atmosphere within the hospital for the patients. Special arrangements have been made for attendants and husbands to be present during delivery, thus making the mother feel relaxed and comfortable in a homely environment.
ASSISTED REPRODUCTION UNIT (INFERTILITY CLINIC)
This unit of the Obstetrics &Gynaecology provides information resource, support and medical treatment for couples with fertility problems.
WELL WOMEN’S CLINIC
The well women’s clinic is a comprehensive health care resource center for women, recognizing the fact that women of all age’s groups face problems. It deals with medical problem related to surgical and breast cancer, urinary incontinence, menopause problems osteoporosis and heart diseases.
FAMILY PLANNING CENTER
A reproductive health services ’A’ type center has been in operation at FMH since 1986. It is run by the Population Welfare Department of Government of Punjab. The objective is to provide contraceptive facilities to the general public, including contraceptive surgery, with safe and effective hack-up surgical support and provision of necessary medicines to the clients. Surgical support is provided by the hospital, and cases are often referred from smaller centers of Lahore. The center has a fully trained staff and an independent transport facility to drop the clients to their residence.
The department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology is recognized by College of Physicians & Surgeons of Pakistan for FCPS training.
Surgical support is provided by the hospital, and cases are often referred from smaller centers of Lahore. The center has a fully trained staff and an independent transport facility to drop the clients to their residence. Over 125 patients benefit from the facility every day. The department of Surgery is recognized by College of Physicians & Surgeons of Pakistan for FCPS training.
CRITICAL CARE UNITS
• Medical Intensive Care Unit
• Surgical Intensive Care Unit
• Step down Intensive Care Unit
• Coronary Care Unit
• Neonatal & Pediatric Intensive Care Units
ANESTHESIA & OPERATION THEATER COMPLEX
Department of anesthesia provides 24 hour services and is considered as back bone of all surgeries performed at FMH. It is managed by highly qualified doctors, nurses and Para medical staff. It has recently been renovated with provision of ten state of the art Operation Theater rooms with central oxygen and suction facilities. It is linked with pre and post-operative wards and central sterilized supply departments (CSSD).
• Adult Medical ICU (Private & General)
• Adult Surgical ICU
• High Dependency Unit
• Paediatrics ICU / Neonatal ICU
CLINICAL SERVICES CLINICAL SERVICES
OUT PATIENT DEPARTMENT (OPD)
All clinical departments provide outdoor consultations for the general patients. Services of a Phlebotomist have been provided in the OPD to facilitate the diagnostic requirements.These patients were either subsidized totally or partially for their consultations.
Three Poly Clinics are available for Private Patient’s consultations. Private patients are provided consultation services in comfortable and congenial environment.
IN PATIENT (IPD)
This consists of air conditioned wards for admission of the patients for medical, surgical and allied disciplines. There are semi private wards to accommodate moderately affording patients. There are 63 well-furnished air conditioned private rooms where passionate care is the hall mark of FMH services. There is a provision of isolation ward to prevent spread of communicable diseases.