LONDON (PR): Bahria Town and London Neurosurgery Partnership and London Neuro Sciences Centre Ltd singed an historic agreement that will revolutionise the standards of healthcare in Pakistan and the region.

This breakthrough partnership will establish world class spinal and neuro surgery, rehabilitation and nerve injury repair centers in Bahria Town hospitals at Bahria Enclave Islamabad and Bahria Golf City Islamabad. First of its kind, it will treat cases like APS victim Ibrahim and people who do not have access to European countries for proper treatment. For this purpose, state-of-the-art machinery and equipment has already been purchased for the center established in Bahria Golf City Islamabad and Bahria Enclave Islamabad and the installation will be completed by this year October under the supervision of British Surgeons. The hiring of doctors and surgeons will also start in a few months, who will undergo 6 months training from British doctors. This hospital will be operational from next year and will provide pioneer surgery, key hole spine surgery, robotic spine surgery and latest state-of-the-art spine related surgery as well. Senior spinal faculty from UK & USA will run the hospital and same level of quality treatment will be provided that people experience through the Harley Street Clinics, other top hospitals in London, United Kingdom. This National Spine Hospital would be a spine specialist tertiary referral center for the rest of the country and will deal with all sorts of complex pathologies.

Chairman Bahria Town Malik Riaz Hussain said, “My dream is to build a high tech holistic care centre that would offer the world’s most advanced medical care to patients, a hospital where every treatment of patient’s needs would be available under one roof and where even the poorest of the poor patients would receive specialized care free of charge. I am happy that today we are working hard towards achieving this purpose. I am thankful to the London Neurosurgery Partnership and London Neuro Sciences Centre Ltd team for collaborating on this mission of ours.”

Dr Richard Gullan (Neuro and Spinal Surgeon) and Dr Irfan Malik (Neuro and Spinal Surgeon) from Harley Street Clinic London said: “We are proud to have partnered with Bahria Town on extending the same medical facilities and expertise that our patients in London experience, to people of Pakistan. This world class medical facility in Pakistan will not only provide the required treatment to those in need but will also help establish health sector by providing training and setting an example for the rest. We are very excited to review the current state of progress of these three hospitals, where we can start working with our team as soon as possible.”

Bahria Town has already built Custom Built Hospitals with capital investment of Rs 5 billion in Bahria Enclave Islamabad and Bahria Golf City Islamabad. Under the partnership, British doctors & neurosurgeons will also conduct specialist training and development of the Bahria Town hospital teams comparable to EU standards. They will encourage knowledge and skills transfer via mentoring and fellowships/internships by providing rotation in King’s College London facilities. The hospitals will also establish close relation with other local hospitals as well as DGHs and provide clinical facilities, teaching and training facilities along with research facilities.