Nursing Department

Along with doctors, the most important players in patient care are nurses.Their role cannot be overemphasized. As industry leader, Lady Reading Hospital MTI believes that any compromise on the quality of nursing can lead to undesired outcome regarding patient care. Lady Reading Hospital MTI regularly invests in improving its nursing services to ensure that our patients get the highest possible care and patient experience.
Nursing at Lady Reading Hospital MTI,staffed with over 840 registered nurses and highly qualified nurse leaders is one the best nursing departments in the country. We get our nurses trained, nationally and internationally, to enable them meet the emerging challenges in patient care. This investment in raising nursing standards includes, to name a few, sponsoring nurses training in areas like ICU,ER,cardiology etc. We do sponsor them for Post RN BSCN degree programs to enrich their knowledge and skills.
Nursing management has developed key performance indicators and encourages participation of nurses in internal and external audits for quality assurance to promote evidence based practices.
Nursing Education Services Department (NES) regularly offers our nursing staff educational and training programs for continuous professional development and quality management.
Lady Reading Hospital MTI  is one of the few hospitals in Pakistan where staff is encouraged to utilize its potential in a safe, supportive and encouraging work environment. We envision to create a center of excellence in nursing services and education.

At our world-renowned teaching institution, nurses are immersed in an environment in which they care for patients undergoing state-of-the art treatment. Nurses use innovative technology and participate in leading research, and take pride in working in the Lady Reading Hospital.
The values that guide our professional practice are driven by our designation as a Magnet organization, which underscores the importance of a culture of collaboration and excellence.
Our nurses partner with other pioneering nurses, patient care experts, clinicians and researchers around the world as they train the next generation of healthcare professionals.
The Lady Reading Hospital nursing department will assure professional excellence by evolving the creative art and science of nursing through passionate delivery of seamless nursing care. That will produce superior outcomes with in national and international nursing community. And will have a professional practice environment that attracts and retains highly qualified nurses to the profession providing the highest quality care to the clients.
Lady Reading Hospital  mission is to provide outstanding tertiary health care services for the community of Khyber pukhtunkhwa with full utilization of available resources in the highest standard of care services.
Nursing Staff
The nursing department is staffed by registered nurses (RNs), licensed practical nurses (LPNs), and nursing assistants. These professionals work collaboratively to deliver patient care.
Patient Care
Nurses in the department are responsible for various aspects of patient care, including administering medications, monitoring vital signs, assisting with activities of daily living, and providing emotional support.
Specialized Units
Larger hospitals often have specialized nursing units such as medical-surgical units, intensive care units (ICUs), pediatric units, maternity wards, and more. Each unit caters to the specific needs of patients in that area.
Education and Training
The nursing department is involved in ongoing education and training programs for its staff. This ensures that nurses stay updated on the latest medical practices and technologies.
Collaboration with Other Departments
Nurses collaborate with physicians, therapists, and other healthcare professionals to create a comprehensive and effective patient care plan.
Quality Improvement
The nursing department is often involved in quality improvement initiatives to enhance patient outcomes and overall healthcare delivery.

Leading Health Care Quality Management

  • Policy Owner
  • Trainings
  • Monitoring and Evaluation 

Nursing Division Committee

  • Capacity Building Committee
  • Ongoing Professional Practice Education Committee
  • Discipline and Conduct Committee
  • Community Outreach Program Committee
  • Risk Management Committee

Nursing Education Services Day

  • Critical Care Nursing Course 
  • Nursing Aide / Assistant Course
  • BLS / TLS / ACLS
  • Performance Contengency
  • Orientation to Newly Hired Nurses


  • Invitation to Nursing Division Cup Cricket Match 2021
  • Hand Hygeine Campaign
  • Community Outreach 
  • Team Building 
  • Fun Fair

Infection and Prevention Control

  • HAIS Healthcare Acquired Infection Surveillance 
  • Clinical Ward Audit
  • Waste Management 
  • Vaccination

Leading Health Care Quality Management

  • Policy Owner
    • Brief overview of the organization's commitment to providing high-quality healthcare.
    • Importance of a systematic approach to quality management.
  • Trainings
    • Developing effective health quality management training programs is essential for ensuring that healthcare professionals are well-equipped to deliver high-quality care.
    • Definition and importance of health quality management.
  • Monitoring and Evaluation 
    • Health care quality management, monitoring, and evaluation are crucial components of ensuring effective and efficient healthcare delivery.
    • Identifying key performance indicators (KPIs) and metrics used to monitor and assess healthcare quality, including patient outcomes, safety incidents, and patient satisfaction.

Nursing Education Services Day

  • Critical Care Nursing Course 
    • Introduction to Critical Care Nursing
    • Assessment and Monitoring in Critical Care
    • Respiratory Care in Critical Care
    • Continuous Professional Development
  • Nursing Aide / Assistant Course
    • Introduction to Nursing Assistance
    • Patient Care Basics
    • Infection Control and Safety
    • Vital Signs and Health Monitoring
  • BLS / TLS / ACLS
    • Creating a comprehensive Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS), and Trauma Life Support (TLS) course for Nursing Education Services Day involves covering critical life-saving skills and procedures.
  • Performance Contingency
  • Orientation to Newly Hired Nurses

Infection and Prevention Control

  • HAIS Healthcare Acquired Infection Surveillance 
    • Infection Prevention and Control Measures
    • Surveillance Methods and Strategies
    • Surveillance in Specific Healthcare Settings
    • Education and Training
  • Clinical Ward Audit
    • Introduction to Clinical Ward Audits in Infection
    • Regulatory and Guideline Compliance
    • Infection Prevention Protocols and Policies
    • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Usage
  • Waste Management 
    • Introduction to Medical Waste Management
    • Medical Waste Segregation
    • Handling and Collection of Medical Waste
    • Storage and Transportation
  • Vaccination
    • Introduction to Vaccination in Infection Prevention
    • Types of Vaccines
    • Vaccine Development and Approval
    • Immunization Practices

Nursing Division Committee

  • Capacity Building Committee
    • Committee Leadership and Governance
    • Strategic Planning and Goal Setting
    • Committee Collaboration and Team Building
    • Training and Skill Development
    • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Ongoing Professional Practice Education Committee
    • Current Trends and Best Practices in Nursing Education
    • Curriculum Development and Implementation
  • Discipline and Conduct Committee
    • Legal and Ethical Considerations
    • Conflict Resolution Strategies
  • Community Outreach Program Committee
    • Identifying Community Needs
    • Program Planning and Development
  • Risk Management Committee

Nursing Department

Caring of Patient
Writing Records
helping patients

Associate Nursing Director

Aster Shaheen

Lady Reading Hospital

It was established in 1927and it is just 200 meters away in the south of the Grand Trunk Road, behind the famous historical Qila Balahisar. Famous MasjidMuhabat Khan,Ander Shehr bazaar, Qissa Khawani bazaar and Khyber bazaar is across the road of LRH. LRH is just outside historical wall in the jurisdiction of cantonment board. The anecdote of the hospital of its coming into being is that His Excellency Lord Reading, viceroy of India from 1921 to 1926, happened to visit Peshawar.

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