POFs Hospital was established in 1962 with an initial capacity of 103 beds. Hospital capacity increased 200, 400 and 500 beds in 1963, 1969 and 1987 respectively. Existing bed strength is 676 due to introduction of new departments over successive years. It is now a modern tertiary care hospital providing teaching facilities to Wah Medical College.

The hospital is recognized for house job and postgraduate training in various disciplines. The hospital is responsible to provide health care facilities to serving/ retired POF's employees and families / parents of the employees, army personnel posted to POF (including their families/ parents) and employees of allied departments (CMA, IDA etc.) The hospital also extends diagnostic and treatment facilities to general public residing in the area on payment.