In 1958, a separate outpatient department of Mayo Hospital , Lahore was setup for the use of government employees. In 1960, this was converted into 55-bedded and name as Wahdat Hospital ; it had medical and surgical facilities, together with laboratory and X-Rays unit. it was later renamed ” Services Hospital “.
In 1977, the bed strength was increased to 192(50% for the general public) and it became the teaching hospital of Allama Iqbal Medical College , (AIMC). In 1986, various additional buildings were constructed and the bed strength was raised to 904.
In 1995, AIMC moved to its new campus, attached to Jinnah Hospital . Services Hospital then became attached to the Postgraduate Medical Institute, (PGMI), with increased bed strength of 1096.Services Hospital Lahore was declared as “Autonomous Institution” in 1999.
Most recently PGMI has become attached to the Lahore General Hospital it will be shifted to the premises of LGH on completion of its building. Services Hospital is now functioning at par with any other teaching institution.
The Health Department of the Government of Punjab has appointed a Project Director for SIMS and approved its Project Implementation Unit (PIU). PC-i of SIMS has been approved by planning and Development Department and Construction work is likely to start in the near future.
After completion of College building and provision of most modern equipment SIMS will be comparable with any national or international teaching institution.