Laboratory services of Murshid Hospital, provides quality investigation results through practiced quality control and its effort for accurate and precise results. Both Laboratory and the Blood bank are managed by an experienced pathologist. The objective is to provide effective and prompt service required by our physicians.
The laboratory services are performing wide range of diagnostic tests in the areas mentioned below.
- Para Cytology
The Department of Laboratory is an independent service which aims to provide a high standard of Patients care. At present, there are total 11 faculty members on board. In addition, there are three trainees are also in laboratory. The laboratory operates 24hrs and seven days a week. The laboratory handles approx. 8000 test monthly for the hospital. At the moment no test is being done for external doctors or hospitals.
To maintain the creditability of laboratory findings it is essential to establishing efficient quality control programme. The Department encourages its faculty to enhance their skills and knowledge and supports them to attend different medical symposia, seminars and workshops as part of their continuing medical education. The lab operates in three shifts with senior technicians in each. The Murshid Hospital lab has internal quality control checks as well as it will be registered with AFIP and later it aims to register with RIQAS soon.
The Department offers one-year Residency Training Programme, which is recognized by the Sindh Board. Every year two to three residents complete this programme and they are now working at different hospitals within and outside Pakistan. The programme has gained a reputation for being an excellent training programme in Laboratory in the country which has number of renowned faculty as supervisors.
The Department also runs a comprehensive teaching and training programme (rotation based) for Laboratory technicians and undergraduate medical students.