(saidu group of teaching hospital swat)
saidu group of teaching hospital swat saidu sharif swat is located on the bank of River swat and just a couple of miles away from saidu sharif Airport.It is situated in the capital of swat ,saidu sharif. saidu group of teaching hospitals swat consists of two wings and its two wings are 1.5 KM apart from each other having 500 Beds and further extension of 500 Beded indoor facilities is in progress.The two wings are central wing and saidu wing.
There are seperate operation theaters ,X-Rays Department , clinical laborteries ,wards etc in each wing.
There are 22 sanctioned posts for specialists and 82 post for trained nurses.the enchatment area is about the whole Malakand Division and some parts of kohistan District as well.
this is the 5th largest Hospital of NWFP pakistan.
the central hospital was established in 1927 , consisting of an OPD, Medical officer Incharge , Dispencery ,dressing Room and two small wards for male and female patients.
Another hospital with the name of saidu hospital was founded in the capital of swat saidu sharif in 1954 ,mainly for the female patients called Zanana Hospital.
In 1958 a 15 beded children hospital was established in the already existing red crescent building adjacent to the saidu hospital.
In 1969 swat was emerged with pakistan.In 1971 all the three Hospitals i.e saidu ,central ,children and TB hospital were amalgamated and given the name of saidu group of hospitals swat ,having 310 Beds.
In 1974 a 60 beds eye/ ENT and children wards were added to saidu group of hospitals swat saidu sharif.in 1981 a house job Doctor hostel was added to this hospital.
A 15 beded casuality was added in 1987 to saidu group of hospital saidu sharif swat.
In 1988 12 Beded ICU and nurses Hostel was added to this Hospital.
From 1993 to 1997, 100 Beded ward comprising orthopeadic gynae ,Psy chaitry and children completed and commissioned.
In september 2000 , this hospital was declared as saidu group of teaching hospital swat for the students of saidu medical college swat by the government of NWFP Health department peshawar pakistan.
the hospital provides curative care in all the basic specialities including intensive and cardiac care services.