Cardiac Awareness Session At Fm Radios
FM 96 conducted an interview with our Interventionist Cardiologist Dr. Kaleem ullah Sheikh on heart issues. Listeners had the opportunity of interacting & discussing many cardiac related issues and received professional advice from our cardiologist.
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to radiology department for the installation of mri & ct scan Our congratulations on performing 100 total knee replacement & total hip replacement to Dr. Shahid Noor & his team who performed 100 total joint replacements at Medicare, since February 2015.
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Condolence Meeting
Condolence meeting for Prof. Dr. Naeem Jaffery, Eminent Pathologist & Founding Vice Chancellor of Ziauddin University was held at Medicare. Dr. Syed Tariq Sohail, Chairman, S. M.Sohail Trust, condoled the demise of Prof. Dr Naeem Jaffery, paying tribute to late professor, that he would be remembered for his commitment, leadership qualities & for his services in the field of education. The management, faculty and students offered their heartfelt condolence to his wife Prof. Dr. Sadiqa Jaffery. Prof. HR Ahmed, Prof. Fahim ul Haq & Prof. Hussain Mehdi also spoke in the meeting.
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Mental Health Day at Medicare Cardiac & General Hospital
Respect for All: “Psychiatric patients are socially stigmatized “said Dr Syed Tariq Sohail, Chairman, S. M.Sohail Trust.Their family members and peer groups often isolate and reject them. “We need to immediately address this burgeoning problem.”He was addressing the World Health Day Seminar, ‘Dignity in Mental Health’. The event was organized by Pakistan Association for Mental Health. Prof. Haroon Ahmed (President PAMH) welcomed the guests. Justice (R) Prof. Dr. Ghous Muhammad (Patron PAMH) highlighted the milestone Sindh Mental Health Act passed by Sindh Assembly on 2013. Dr. Uzma Ambareen read her paper on help seeking behavior and stigma, based on the data from Free Mental Health Clinic of PAMH. Dr. Abdullah Mangi (Vice President, PAMH) presented the vote of thanks.
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Non Operative Management Of Fractures-Orthopedic Conference
The Department of Orthopedics, Medicare Cardiac & General Hospital, in collaboration with Pakistan Orthopedic Association organized this Conference on November 07, 2015. The conference was attended by orthopedic consultants, residents from all over the city & the medical students. Consultants shared their experience and knowledge delivered through lectures & practical demonstration on-application of POP cast to enhance the understanding of the participants. Conference was organized under the supervision of Dr.Irfan Rajput, Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon at MC&GH.
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Free Orthopedic Camp
Free Orthopedic camp was held at Medicare with Free BMD test with discounts on Lab test, Physiotherapy & Surgical packages. A team of Orthopedic specialist examined more than 250 patients with free dietary advice from Nutrition & Food Services Dept
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Baby Boy
Baby Boy: Medicare First Baby was delivered on October 15, 2015. First C-Section done by Dr Shabben Naz
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Free Event for General Public
World Heart Day was observed at Medicare Cardiac & General Hospital on October 10, 2015 where hundreds of patients visited & availed free medical examination facilities. Free screening included height, weight, BP, pulse, ECG, blood sugar, cholesterol, uric acid & BMI. Medicare Interventionist Cardiologist, Cardiothoracic Surgeons, Medical Specialists, Dietitian & Cardiac Rehabilitation Experts provide free consultancy services to the patients & guided them how to lead a healthy & balanced life.
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Take Care Of Your Heart
WORLD HEART DAY celebrated at Medicare Cardiac & General Hospital on September 29 for a Lecture Series Program & for a Free Event for a general public.
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Heat Stroke
During the heat wave epidemic our team of Doctors, Paramedical staff looked after the patients almost round the clock. Students of Final and Fourth year visited Jinnah Medical College Hospital and distributed food items, mineral water, towels to hospitalized patient effected from heat wave and served them generously.
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Cardiac Health Awareness Talk
Medicare Cardiac & General Hospital organized Health Awareness Talk for the executive staff Of Arif Habib Corporation & Pak Qatar Family Takaful. Dr. Kaleemullah Sheikh, FCPS (Cardiology) FCPS (Medicine) Fellowship in intervention cardiology, discussed about “Prevention of Heart Disease,” Ms. Rida Allauddin, Cardiac Rehabilitation Expert, highlighted the “Importance of Physical Activity & Exercise” and Ms. Maria Aamir, Clinical Dietitian, enlightened about “A Road Towards Healthy Eating”. BP, BMI, Cholesterol & Sugar screening were performed.
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World Hypertension Day
World Hypertension Day was organized on May 13, 2015 at Medicare Cardiac 7 general Hospital & Jinnah Medical & Dental College. Dr HR. Ahmad delivered a lecture on Hypertension. He emphasized the questions regarding epidemiology of hypertension in Pakistan that needs to be addressed. These are: 1) what percentage of a population is suffering from hypertension? 2) what percentage do not know that they have hypertension? 3) what percentage are not treated? 4) what percentage are not optimally treated? Unless, we know the answers of these questions through good studies, we will be not be doing justice to the public health system. Since Hypertension is a multi factorial disease, these are non modifiable and modifiable risk factors to be identified to peruse preventive medicine. Students displayed the importance of the day by making posters and presenting the skit
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International Nurses Day
On May 12, 2015, International Nurses Day was celebrated at Medicare Cardiac & General Hospital in remembrance of 195th birthday of Florence Nightingale. This year's theme for International Nurses day was “Nurses A Force for Change, Care Effective and Cost Effective”. Cake cutting ceremony and Speech by HOD Nursing were delivered to praise the nurse’s work. They received the letter of appreciation for their outstanding work and maintaining of 100% attendance.
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MC&GH was organized following symposiums that were direct telecast from Royal College of Physicians Edinburgh, UK. More than 150 Doctors from different Hospital & Clinics attended the symposium. Respiratory Medicine on March 12, 2015 Palliative Care on April 30, 2015 OBESITY: A 21st Century Epidemic on June 05, 2015
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Free Heart Checkup
Free heart camp with screening facilities for ECG, BP, Blood Sugar, Cholesterol & BMI held at Medicare Cardiac & General Hospital on March 07, 2015. Medicare Cardiologists, Interventionist, Cardiothoracic Surgeons, Medical Specialists, Dietitian & Cardiac Rehabilitation expert examined more than 200 patients.
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Medicare Cardiac & General Hospital was inaugurated on 15thFebruary, 2015 by Professor Dr Pirzada QasimRaza Siddiqui, Vice Chancellor Ziauddin University. Chairman, S.M.Sohail Trust, Prof. Dr Tariq Sohail, Ex. Director, Syed Adnan Sohail, renowned Doctors, Corporate sector representatives & Faculty members of the Jinnah Medical & Dental College were also present on the occasion. Professor Dr. Abdus Samad delivered the welcome address. Deputy Head of Cardiology Dr Asif Khan and Head of Administration Lt. Col (R) Dr Baqar Nawab briefed about the facilities in Medicare Hospital. State of the art 150 bedded hospital which will provide round the clock emergency services for cardiac patients including a dedicated cardiac emergency department, 24/7 availability for emergency angiography, angioplasty, and cardiac by-pass operations. Professor Dr Pirzada Qasim Raza Siddiqui said the establishment of this Cardiac Hospital is a great initiative towards the treatment of cardiac patients. Dr Tariq Sohail while delivering his vote of thanks said “It will be one of the best heart centers of Pakistan, where all types of cardiac treatment will be provided and every effort should be undertaken to provide quality care at an affordable cost.”
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Innovations In Cardiac Surgery
Dr. Syed Taimur Asif Ali, Assistant Professor & Medicare Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon will conduct this Lecture on Saturday, 14th February, from 11:30-12:30pm at Dr. Zaki Hasan Auditorium.
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24-Hours & 365-Days Primary Pci Program
Under the supervision of qualified Interventionist Cardiologist, Medicare Cardiac & General Hospital is pleased to announced 24-h 365-days primary PCI program & it has been performed with 100% results since February 2015 on patients who visited our Emergency with symptoms of Chest Pain and acute MI.
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Role Of Galactin-3 In Heart Failure
Dr. Satwat Hashmi, Asst. Prof., Dept. of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, AKUH, delivered this lecture on
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Free Heart Checkup
Free Heart Checkup was held at Medicare Heart Hospital on November 29, 2014 at Consultant Clinics area. MHH Cardiologists, Interventionist, Cardiothoracic Surgeons, Medical Specialists, Dietitian & Cardiac Rehabilitation Expert, examined 325 Patients. A Free screening activity was held in which people from all walks of life screened for Blood Cholesterol, Sugar, BMI, ECG, Echocardiography (ECHO) & Exercise Tolerance Test (ETT). Awareness Literature were distributed during the event.
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Prof. Dr. Shehla Naqvi JMDC Pediatrics Dept, told that Ebola is a viral infection which causes severe disease; leading to multiorgan failure and death in 50 percent cases.
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Are Quality Outcomes Achievable In The Management Of Coronary Artery Disease
To commemorate WORLD HEART DAY informative lecture by Dr. Hasanat Sharif, Associate Professor of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, AKUH, on “Are Quality Outcomes Achievable In the Management of Coronary Artery Disease.?
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Heart Valve Repair Surgery
Dr. Sulaiman B. Hassan, Head of Cardiothoracic Surgery, AKUH, delivered the lecture on “Heart Valve Repair Surgery” to the faculty members at JMDC
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No Tobacco Day
This is a day when millions of tobacco users decide to give up this powerful addiction which kills almost 100,000 people every year across the Pakistan. At JMDC “No Tobacco Day’ was organized on
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Obesity Paradigms In Pakistan
Dr Syeda Sadia Fatima, Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, AKUH & JMDC graduate, shared the informative session on Obesity Paradigms in Pakistan on June 14, 2014.
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Molecular Genetic Basis of Epilepsy
Dr Fazal Arain, Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, AKUH delivered the lecture to the faculty members on Molecular Genetic Basis of Epilepsy.
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World Health Day
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How to Protect the Blue Print of Life (DNA)
Dr. Shahid Pervez, Department of Pathology & Microbiology, AKUH delivered the lecture on Carcinogenesis: How to Protect the Blue Print of Life (DNA) to the faculty members at JMDC.
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Contemporary Cardiac Imaging: Ct And Mri
Dr Nadeem Ahmad delivered the lecture to the faculty members on “CONTEMPORARY CARDIAC IMAGING: CT AND MRI”.
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World Cancer Day
World Cancer Day was celebrated at JMDC. Dr Mohsin Girach, Head of Dental Section, discussed about “Recent Advancement in Prevention & Diagnosis of Oral Cancer.”
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Myths of Acyanotic Heart Lesions
Dr Babar S Hasan, Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist, Aga Khan University, presented an interactive session with the JMDC faculty members on “ Myths of Acyanotic Heart Lesions. ”
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The impact of the Trauma on the Adolescent Brain
DR Arshad Husain, Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry and Child Health, visited JMDC. Dr. Husain is known worldwide for his work with traumatized children living in war zones and disaster areas. He delivered interactive session to MBBS 1st Year class on “the impact of the Trauma on the Adolescent Brain.” His presentation stimulated much discussion & questions from the students.
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World Leprosy Day
World Leprosy Day was held on in collaboration with Health education Department of Marie Adelaide Leprosy Centre
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Predictive Validity of Admissions Criteria
DR Syeda Kauser Ali , PhD, Assoc. Prof. DED, AKUH, delivered the lecture to the faculty members on “Predictive Validity of Admissions Criteria.”
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Protect Our Future: World Diabetes Day
Jinnah Medical & Dental College, Students Health Club celebrated World Diabetes Day on November 26, 2013. All the students were dressed up in blue color. BDS House Officers showed their support by presenting skit on Diabetes “The Silent Killer.” MBBS IV YEAR students made a presentation with informative posters. DR Ashok Kumar, Assistant Professor Medicine – Jinnah Medical College Hospital delivered the lecture. During the session, he informed that WHO ranks Pakistan 7th on diabetes prevalence list and it will become 4th largest by the year 2030. In Pakistan, 6.9 million people are affected by diabetes with the International Diabetes Federation estimating that this number will grow to 11.5million by 2025.
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Jmdc Lecture Series
For the faculty, Dr Thomas Christie, Director, Examination Board-AKUH, delivered the lecture examination System as an Educational Leverage in Pakistan” on November 20, 2013 at JMDC.
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JMDC organized World Mental Health Day on October 09, 2013. Guest speakers renowned psychiatrist and president of Pakistan Association addressed MBBS final year class displayed Role Play egarding, old age medical, psychological & social issues with its impact on this age group & the ways to improve it.The program, for Mental Health (PAMH), Prof Haroon Ahmed, Dr Badar Sabir Ali, Associate Professor Family Medicine Retd. from Aga Khan University & Chairman, S.M.Sohail Trust, Dr Syed Tariq Sohail.
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A Blood Donation Camp was arranged in collaboration with the Fatimid Foundation on October 03, 2013 at JMDC. More than 55 bags were donated from the students.
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Philosophy Of Nursing
Medicare Cardiac & General Hospital – A project of S.M. Sohail Trust’s is a non-profit stat-of-the-art hospital’s Nursing Philosophy believes in practice of nursing is both an art and a science with the patient at the center.

Our practice of nursing supports at the Medicare Cardiac & General Hospital; mission is to provide high quality, accessible healthcare, showing compassion and respect to those we serve. Guided by the principles of quality, caring, trust participation. We believe in customer satisfaction and provision of quality care.

We believe that, At Medicare Cardiac & General Hospital Nursing care is delivered through scientific knowledge, human relationships and awareness of patients, self, and others. In partnership with our patients, we strive for the highest level of patient safety.

We believe, as a profession, nursing recognizes the need to contribute to the advancement of nursing knowledge through research; to operate within a code of ethics; to set standards of practice and to promote the competence of individual nursing professionals.

We believe continuing and higher education are essential to the promotion of professional nursing and the establishment of nursing leadership.

We believe that nurses have the right to practise in a safe work environment, to stated job performance expectations, regular feedback and performance appraisal.

We believe that nurses have the right to expect job satisfaction, the prospect of promotion and professional advancement opportunities.

We believe in the responsibility and the accountability of the professional nurse in providing expert care based on professional nursing standards, evidenced based practices, and the nursing process. Nurses are encouraged to adopt best practices, utilize state of the art technology and develop innovative approaches to problem solving in the continued commitment to nursing excellence.

Our practice evolves by recognizing the unique needs of the community we serve, adapting to changing technology, and assisting all we serve to achieve their optimal level of health and comfort.
Code Of Ethics
Each Registered Nurses and Nursing Auxiliary shall act, at all times, in such a manner as to
  • Protect and promote the interest of the individual client
  • Serve the interests of society
  • Justify public trust and confidence
Students of JMCH & JCN
  • Student nurses and student nursing auxiliaries shall know and comply with the provision of the professional code of ethics and uphold and enhance the good standing and reputation of his/her profession
Goals & Objectives (Clinical Nursing)
  • Achieve a reputation for consistently high quality nursing care according to set targets
  • To assess Patient Satisfaction Level on a monthly basis
  • Improve the patient satisfaction index
  • To strengthen patient education program at Medicare Cardiac & General Hospital that most of the patients/families receive information according to their needs
  • To strengthen medication usage in all Nursing Units.
  • To improve multidisciplinary collaboration particularly with the Physician group
  • To ensure availability of Nursing Staff according to staff model proposed through a continuous recruitment
  • Control on absenteeism by monitoring shift loss
  • Ensure staff satisfaction by continuous support and mentorship to Nursing staff
  • Ensure that Nursing units are maintained as per Medicare Cardiac & General Hospital standards
  • Increase patient satisfaction by maintaining high standard of cleaning Inpatient areas
  • Visitor Control in all Inpatient/Outpatient units
  • Work in collaboration with GM Operation to ensure availability of Capital equipment and Medical Surgical supplies
  • Improve standards of practice through Standardized Nursing Care Plans and clinical pathway utilization.
  • Ensuring development of Nursing staff as per Educational annual plan through national expertise
  • Ensure placement of competent Nursing staff in Management positions
  • To Improve work load management on each Nursing unit
  • To reduce overtime up to 50%
  • Ensure implementation of all components of Clinical Standards at all Nursing units
  •  To control hospital infection through continuous monitoring and reinforcement of infection control policy.
Quality Assurance
The Nursing Services of Medicare Cardiac & General Hospital strictly follows and practices Quality Standards to ensure providing the best of care and services to the patients. They have a set of guidelines which are regularly monitored and checked against the standards. They are as follow:
  • Quality Assurance awareness
  • Human and material resource
  • Development and training of Human Resource
  • Job description
  • Standard of practices
  • Documentation
  • Service excellence
  • Infection control awareness
  • Patient Family Education
  • Staff satisfaction survey
  • Patient satisfaction
  • Patient complaint handling system
  • Incident reporting
  • Evening, night and weekend observations
Nursing Degree Programs
The Jinnah College of Nursing Karachi proudly announces admission in the following evening degree programs
  • Post RN B.Sc Nursing (02 Years)
  • Generic B.Sc Nursing (04 Years)
The B.ScN Program begins in April 2009 with students from all over the Country. In this regard, there are two degree programs, one is Generic B.ScN of 04 years & other is Post RN BScN of 02 years. In addition to the degree programs, there are postgraduate Diploma Programs in different disciplines. The four year program is leading to eligibility for licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) and simultaneously attainment of a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing. Both these programs consolidate the foundation of knowledge, skill and attitude needed to practice nursing and is designed to prepare clinically competent professional nurses.
Upon graduation, students will be able to demonstrate responsibility and accountability to the nursing profession by:
  • Adhering to established patterns of professional practices, which support legal, religious, and ethical tenants of Pakistan
  • Utilizing the nursing process to provide safe, competent, and holistic nursing care to patients/clients in a variety of settings
  • Utilizing effective critical thinking and problem solving in caring for the individual, family and community
  • Utilizing scholarly skills and the use of scientific methods in critiquing and applying existing nursing theories and research findings in selected practice settings
  • Utilizing effective oral and written communications in interpersonal and professional interactions with peers, clients, families, and other professionals
  • Demonstrating excellent human resource for teaching, research, administration, management & leadership roles
  • Demonstrating a high degree of competence in the use of available resources to support the identified needs of communities, families and individuals
  • Demonstrating the ability to coordinate activities related to the provision of health care for individuals
  • families and groups of patients / clients in various settings and provide leadership as appropriate
  • Developing attitudes and socio-political skills to influence individuals, families, and communities to mobilize financial resources to meet identified health needs
  • Demonstrating awareness of the existing health care system and its policies as they affect patient/client care
  • Developing leadership skills to promote development of the profession
The role of the professional nurse continues to encompass three broad areas
  • Provider of direct and indirect care to individuals, families, groups, communities, and population
  • Designer, manager, and coordinator of care
  • Member of a profession
Program Objectives
To implement the role of a professional nurse which includes providing care for individuals, families, groups, and communities.The graduate will be able to:
  1.  Integrate theory from nursing arts, humanities, and sciences to provide culturally sensitive care in the global community.
  2.  Apply the nursing process using critical thinking, communication, assessment, and technical skills.
  3.  Collaborate with clients and other members of the inter disciplinary health care team for health promotion, risk reduction, disease prevention, disease management, and health restoration.
  4.  Utilize information and health care technologies in nursing practice.
  5.  Integrate research findings to promote evidence based nursing practice.
  6.  Incorporate knowledge of economic, legal, ethical, and political factors influencing health care systems and policy to advocate for recipients of nursing care.
  7.  Apply principles of leadership to design, manage, coordinate, and evaluate health care delivery.
  8.  Demonstrate professional nursing standards, values, and accountability.
  9.  Assume responsibility for professional development and lifelong learning
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