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  • ICU for chest disease patients opens in JPMC

    KARACHI: A separate intensive care unit for the patients of chest diseases was inaugurated at the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre on Thursday...

    Prof Anees Bhatti, director of the JPMC, and Dr Seemin Jamali, the joint director, also spoke...

  • JPMC-NICH strike adds to patients’ suffering

    KARACHI: A strike called by doctors and paramedics of the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) and the National Institute of Child Health (NICH) on Thursday sent thousands of patients unattended from the outpatient departments and cancelled scores of surgeries, officials at the hospitals said...

    It was termed a ‘sad day’ by the Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) when treatment was denied to around 5,000 visitors at the JPMC’s...

  • JPMC, NICH made constituent hospitals of medical varsity

    KARACHI: The Sindh Assembly on Wednesday unanimously passed into law three government bills, including the Jinnah Sindh Medical University (Amendment) Bill, 2015 that declared the Jinnah Post­graduate Medical Centre (JPMC) and the National Institute of Child Health (NICH) as constituent hospitals of the medical university...

    Highlighting its objectives, Sindh Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Dr Sikandar Mandhro said it was a...

  • New surgical block at JPMC to be ready by next year: Dr Jamali

    A new surgical block under construction at the Jinnah Post-Graduate Medical Centre (JPMC), Karachi, would be completed by the end of next year, said JPMC Executive Director Dr Seemin Jamali on Sunday...

    In the meantime, Dr Jamali added, the existing surgical facilities at the JPMC are being upgraded with self-help as well as governmental assistance...

  • Murad pledges Rs6bn cancer treatment facility at JPMC

    KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that he is committed to making the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) a world-class facility by establishing a Rs6 billion institute for cancer, a 12-storey tower at the JPMC having the ability to diagnose and treat for free all types of cancer under one roof...

    Prof Tariq Mahmood made a presentation on the existing facility created by the PAF and its future needs to...

  • NAB seeks information about ‘malpractices’ at JPMC

    KARACHI: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has sought information against alleged malpractices at Jinnah Post-Graduate Medical Centre (JPMC), according to officials and documents obtained by Dawn on Sunday...

    Sources told Dawn that NAB had sent a letter to the executive director of JPMC, Dr...

  • JPMC allows Dr Asim’s admission

    KARACHI: The Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) on Tuesday ‘allowed admission’ to Dr Asim Hussain as per directive of the accountability court after a five-member medical board examined the former federal minister for physical and psychiatric problems, which he reportedly suffered from depression and psychological disorders, officials said...

    The executive director of the JPMC constituted a medical board headed by eminent...

  • Dr Asim in JPMC’s heavily guarded ward

    KARACHI: Dr Asim Hussain was admitted to an extraordinarily guarded medical facility of the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) a day after a medical board recommended treatment for his psychological ailments, said hospital officials on Wednesday...

    The former petroleum minister was shifted to a room in the officers ward, said a senior JPMC official...

  • JPMC doctors, staff boycott OPDs

    KARACHI: Doctors and paramedics at the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre on Monday boycotted out-patient departments (OPDs) and staged a protest demonstration outside the health facility seeking payment of health allowance, rise in salaries and promotion of doctors...

    The protesters filled the JPMC Najmuddin auditorium to listen to their representatives speeches before marching to the main Rafiquee Shaheed Road...

  • Tales of agony at the JPMC

    KARACHI: “Baba developed high-grade fever on the first day of fasting...

    Unfortunately, it worsened,” says Mohammad Munir, sitting by the bedside of his father in the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre’s (JPMC) ward five, while describing how his octogenarian father fell ill due to heatstroke...

  • CM wants issue of jurisdiction over JPMC resolved

    KARACHI: Expressing dismay over continued strike at the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC), Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah on Wednesday asked the provincial health ministry, chief law officer and concerned lawyers to get the court’s decision regarding a petition filed by the employees of the JPMC challenging its devolution to the Sindh government under the 18th constitutional amendment at the earliest...

    Health minister Jam...

  • Patients suffer as young doctors at JPMC go on strike

    KARACHI: A strike called by the Young Doctors Association (YDA) of the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) kept thousands of patients unattended to at the outpatient departments on Friday, said officials in the hospital...

    They said that the strike caused denial of treatment to around 5,000 patients at the OPDs of the JPMC...

  • JPMC gets 120-bed maternity ward

    KARACHI: The obstetrics and gynecology department of Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) received a major uplift on Thursday with the inauguration of a state-of-the-art 120-bed maternity ward...

    At the ceremony, JPMC executive director Prof Anisuddin Bhatti thanked all those who helped the hospital progress over the years...

  • Reham finds no heatstroke patient at JPMC

    KARACHI: Reham Khan, wife of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chairman Imran Khan, visited a major hospital of the city to see heatstroke victims on Saturday when she was informed by the hospital administration that all the heatstroke patients had been treated and discharged...

    Ms Khan visited the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC), which reported the death of majority of the heatstroke victims (381) and treated more than 12,000...

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