FAISALABAD -A state-of-the-art 6-bed Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Neurosurgery Ward of the Allied Hospital has been established at a cost of 65 million which is the first ever most advanced ICU in private and public sector of the country.
Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah stated at the inauguration of the ICU here the other day. The minister took a round of a unit to view the most advanced machinery installed there.
He congratulated the FMU VC, the Allied Hospital MS, doctors and staff over the establishment of the model ICU at Neurosurgery Ward, saying that now patients with critical head injuries would get treatment at the ICU.
He said that the Punjab government has attached special attention to the provision advanced and quality healthcare facilities to the patients and billion of rupees are being spent on the up-gradation of health institutions and provision of medical machinery.
He said that people of Faisalabad are being provided with expanded medical facilities and new hospitals are being established in different parts of city besides upgrading the existing hospitals. Vice Chancellor Faisalabad Medical University Prof Dr Alfareed Zafar, Medical Superintendent Dr Khurram Altaf, Incharge Neurosurgery Prof Dr Akmal Hussain, Prof Dr Safdar Hassan Sial, Dr Akram Cheema and Chairman Union Council Mian Jamshed were also present. On the occasion, the FMU VC said that special attention has been paid to the up-gradation of Operation Theatres in Allied and DHQ hospitals besides working the provision of modern healthcare facilities in every department for patients. The Neurosurgery Ward incharge informed that the services of Italian experts had been hired for installation of machinery at the ICU, which has been completed in six months.

He also briefed that ventilators, oxygen, scar machine and other instruments are installed at the bed of neuro and serious head injury patient.