Federal Medical Centre Azare

Bauchi State

Efficient Healthcare to Humanity

ACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT

Accident and Emegency Complex at the Old Site

The A&E is the main portal of entry to the hospital for all surgical emergencies, accident and non-accident related conditions. It is also the entry portal for all adult emergency medical conditions. The department has two main sections, the Triage and the Ward:

Triage, which services all the reception, is a 10-bedded unit that also includes 4 resuscitation cubicles. It has a Treatment/Procedure Room, Consulting Room and Doctors' Call Room. Also attached to the Triage Unit is a Single-Suite Emergency Operating Theatre, a Laboratory and X-Ray Room.

Patient being attended in resuscitation cubicle.

The A&E Ward has 2 seperate 12-bed sections for male and female clients.

Staff Strength

The department is headed by an Orthopoaedic trauma surgeon, and covened by six experenced Medical Officers.

  1. Dr Musa Muhammed, MBBS, Dig (ORTHO), FWACS
  2. Dr Abubakar Balkore
  3. Dr Evens Idirs Selawe
  4. Dr Abel Onehe
  5. Dr Muhammed Adamu
  6. Dr Adah Stanley
  7. Dr Kehinde Aro

Ward rounds in the A&E Ward

Both the Triage Unit & the wards are headed by a Chief Nursing Officer and assisted by 16 nurse in the triage and 12 nursses in the ward. there are total 26 hospital attendants that assist in effective running of the department.

SERVICES

The services offered include:
All Accident And Emergency conditions and accepted in the department and all cases offered resusccitation and stabilisation are either transferred to other departments of the hospital, discharged home or referred to other facilities.