ACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT
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.
The A&E Ward has 2 seperate 12-bed sections for male and female clients.
The department is headed by an Orthopoaedic trauma surgeon, and covened by six experenced Medical Officers.
- Dr Musa Muhammed, MBBS, Dig (ORTHO), FWACS
- Dr Abubakar Balkore
- Dr Evens Idirs Selawe
- Dr Abel Onehe
- Dr Muhammed Adamu
- Dr Adah Stanley
- Dr Kehinde Aro
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.
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.