The Murshid Hospital and Health Care Centre (MH&HCC) was established in 1987 as a not-for-profit hospital, a project of M/S Darut Tasnif (Pvt) Limited. It was established to serve the under privileged people of suburban Karachi and Baluchistan areas around Hub River Road, which includes vicinity of Baldia Town, Shershah (SITE), Daud Goth, Ittehad Town, Javed Bahria, Musharraf Colony, Mohajir Camp Lasbela district and other areas like Gadani, Vinder and Uthal stretching up and around boundaries of Baluchistan.
It has been providing quality patient care and offering wide range of medical and surgical specialties since many years. Various preventive health care services and educational programme are also available at the hospital. School of Nursing associated with it offers various short courses and training programmes related to medicine including three years diploma in nursing, one year diploma in midwifery and fifteen months Pupil Midwifery Programme recognized by Pakistan Nursing Council.
The building of MH&HCC was designed by Messrs’ Arshad and Shahid Abdullah, covers 122,000 square feet (2.8 acres) of the total area of 435,600 square feet (10 acres). The area covered by School of nursing is approximately 25,606 square feet (0.5 acres) with attached hostel enclosed within a compound wall with a small garden.
Murshid Hospital and Health Care Centre operates with health care facilities in line with the medical standards offering various specialities. It has a potential of 220 beds, but it is currently functioning with approximately 150 beds in different units including OPD, emergency, general and private wards, intensive care units, operating theatres. Other offered services are Radiology, Ultrasound and a blood bank. Services of Laboratory, Pharmacy and Accident & Emergency wing with surgical facility is available round the clock.
MH&HCC is being run with the assistance of over 300 staff members including qualified and committed consultants, specialists, resident medical officers, nursing and paramedical staff, technician, corporate services support staff and management that is qualified and experienced.