The Department of Paediatrics was established in 1982 and since that time it is serving the people of Lahore. The department has three full time Consultants, one visiting Consultant, 2 paediatric trained Senior Registrars, 1 Registrar, 9 Medical Officers, 4 Senior House Officers and paediatric trained nursing staff. They provide 24 hours emergency coverage and also examine all the newborn babies delivered in the hospital. Shalamar Hospital is a baby friendly hospital.

The department consists of following sections:

     1. Alam Buksh Neonatal Nursery (new most modern, purpose- built neonatal nursery)
     2. Children Ward (AirConditioned)
     3. General and private out patient departments
     4. Vaccination Centre
     5. Well- Baby Clinic
     6. Breast Feeding promotion Centre
     7. Paediatric Intensive Care
     8. Play Area for children