Rehabilitation Centre at KPT Hospital.

From Dawn

A trauma centre is being established for quake victims by Karwan-i-Hayat Psychiatric Care and Medical Superintendent of institution Dr Ajmal Kazmi said in a press statement here on Monday that comprehensive psychiatric treatment would be provided to the patients coming from quake-hit areas, adding that the free OPD and free in-patient facilities would be offered at the centre. This would be complemented by all day-care facilities and all patients would be assessed and treated by a multi-disciplinary team of consultant psychiatrists, psychologists, occupational therapists, social workers and community staff nurse. The team would be headed by Dr Zafar Qureishi, Director of the Karwan-i-Hayat. Dr. Kazmi, a senior psychiatrist, said the trauma centre at the KPT Hospital was being established on permanent basis where workshops and training sessions would be organized regularly for health care providers and volunteers. Those interested may contact Ms Shamshad Bashir on phone number 2856773-5.

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