- Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences is located in Islamabad, Pakistan. Objectives of Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences are to provide a tertiary level patient care and serve as referral hospital and also to conduct teaching and training of doctors and other health workers at various level in the field of medicine and surgery. Since its opening in 1985, P.I.M.S. has been expanding its services and equipment to meet the growing health care needs of the human community. The plan was conceived in the sixties(1960s). Initially named as the Islamabad Hospital Complex ( IHC), the original site was located within the premises of the National Institute of Health but was shifted in favor of the present site due to its central position. Apart from providing medical facilities to the residents of Rawalpindi-Islamabad and surrounding areas, the PIMS also function as a National Reference Centre for providing specialized diagnostic and curative services to the patients referred by other hospitals/institutions. Today, PIMS is the largest medical facility for general public of Islamabad and Rawalpindi and other adjoining areas.
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