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THE PEOPLE'S HOSPITAL SINCE 1920...

OUR DEPARTMENTS

KCH Departments

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1: Internal Medicine

Headed by a consultant physician and gastroenterologist, recognized by medical practitioners and dentist board.

  • We offer inpatient care and specialized medical out-patient clinics-general medicine, diabetes, liver and chest, HIV / AIDs Clinic.

2: Pediatric and Child Health
  • We offer inpatient care and special pediatrics outpatient clinic, new born services and immunization and well-child clinic, pediatric HIV Clinic.

3: Surgery

Headed by a consultant surgeon and recognized by medical practitioners and dentist board.

  • Inpatient surgical care [major and minor operation
  • Specialized surgical outpatient clinic, ENT
  • Orthopedics and rehabilitation

4: Obstetrics and Gynecology

Headed by Consultant Obstetrician and Gynecologist recognized by medical practitioners and dentist board.

  • In patient care
  • Major and minor obstetric and gynological surgeries
  • We offer specialized gynecology clinic, antenatal clinic (ANC), Family planning and cervical cancer screening.

5: Psychiatry and Mental Health

Headed by Consultant Psychiatrist recognized by medical practitioners and dentist board.

  • Inpatient psychiatry care and specialized psychiatry outpatient clinic.
6: Training and Research
  • The specialist doctors train medical officer interns, clinical officers, nurses (Diploma and Bsc), Nutritionist, dentists and dental technologist, pharmacist and pharmaceutical technologist, laboratory technologists, health records information officers, social workers and public health officers.
  • Information technology, health counseling, supply chain management.
  • Research- Conducted by the specialists and partners in various fields of medicine.   
  • Training medical and paramedical students from institutions of higher learning with whom we have Memorandum of Understanding (Maseno University, Great Lakes University, Baraton University, Aga Khan University, Catholic University, Egerton University, Moi University)

7: Laborotary

Headed by Laboratory technologist, recognized by Kenya Medical Laboratory board.

  • We offer routine and specialized lab investigation. The Lab. offers 24 hours’ services.

8: Pharmacy

Headed by Pharmacist and recognized by medical practitioners and dentist board.

  • Dispense medicines for adults and children and providing information on proper use of medicines and training for Pharmacists at different levels.

9: Dental

Headed by Dentist and recognized by medical practitioners and dentist board.

  • Offering curative and preventive dental care and we are blessed to haave a dental laboratory.

10: Social Work

Headed by Medical social worker and recognized by medical practitioners and dentist board.

Services provided:

  • Social enquiry on destitute patients (social assessment)
  • Making investigations for placement of abandoned children (placement)
  • Making recommendation for needy patients to be assisted/waived
  • Guiding and counseling clients with social problems
  • Tracing relatives of abandoned patients/repatriation of abandoned patients
  • Referring cases to relevant departments/organizations/ministries

11: Nutrition and Diatetics

Headed by a nutrionist recognized by medical practitioners and dentist board

12: Nursing

Headed by Nursing Service Manager and recognized by Nursing Council of Kenya.

  • In and outpatient nursing services (curative, preventive, rehabilitative, training and research)

13: Accounts Department

Headed by an accountant (CPA) recognized by Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya.

  • In charge of financial responsibility in the hospital.
14: Imaging and Diametric Department

Headed by radiographer

  • Offers general x-rays and specialized radio graphical investigations (ultrasound, barium meal and swallow, IVP, HSG)

15: Public Health Department

Headed by Public Health Officer and supported by Public Health Officer Technologist

  • This is a link between the hospital and the community through community health extension workers (CHEWs).

16: Medical Engineering Department

Headed by Medical Engineering technologist.

  •  Is important in planning for and monitoring equipment and infrastructure

17: Morturay Services

Headed by a trained Mortuary Attendant and recognized by medical practitioners and dentist board.

  • Offers preservation of bodies using modern equipment and embalming.

18: Casualty and Emergencies

Headed by Surgeon and 2 Medical Officers, 5 clinical officers and nurses recognized by medical practitioners and dentist board

  • Emergency services.

19: Health Records Information Department

Headed by Health Records & information officer recognized by AMRO-Kenya.

  • Responsible for the collection, compilation, interpretation and dissemination of data for planning and management purpose.

20: Physiotherapy Department

Headed by physiotherapist recognized by Kenya Society of Physiotherapists (KSP)

  • Offer both outpatient and inpatient physiotherapy services.

21: Administration/finance Department

Headed by health administration officer recognized by Kenya Health Administration Association.

  • Offer non-medical administration services to support curative/hospital based, primary & preventive health programs and activities e.g. provision of accounting services, management of equipment, store, overseeing staff and patient welfare and ensuring there is security.

22: IT Department

Headed by an information communication technologist/system administrator

  • In charge of maintenance of Hospital Management Information System(HMIS),Access control system,CCTV Surveillance and hospital website management.

23: Procurement Department

Headed by supply chain management officer.

  • Procurement of goods works & services, advertisement of tenders and inventory management.

24: Accounts Department

Headed by an accountant (CPA) recognized by Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya.

  • In charge of financial responsibility in the hospital.

25: Out Patient

Headed by Physician, 2 Medical Officers, 3 Clinical Officers and Nurses recognized by their professional boards.

  • General medical services
   

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