The medical services in Nepalese Army started in 1982 BS (1925 AD) with the establishment of Tri Chandra Military Hospital (TCMH) at Mahankal opposite the Tundikhel. Later in 2045 BS, the establishment of Shree Birendra Hospital (SBH) in Chhauni, Kathmandu.
SBH is a 490 bedded hospital with multi specialty services catering for the health care needs of the army personnel, ex army personnel and their dependants. The hospital is soon going to be upgraded to 900 beds with the addition of separated wing which will cater for civilian population also.
The hospital has been involved in the post graduation teaching program of National Academy for Medical Sciences (NAMS) and with the recent establishment of Nepal Army Institute of Health Sciences (NAIHS), it is dedicated to produce finest MBBS doctors in the whole country.