Department of Nursing Services

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The department of nursing services is one of the foundational departments in the hospital. The department, through, her competent staff provides holistic nursing care to patients and clients requiring preventive, curative, palliative and rehabilitative interventions. The department is divided into several functional units which are staffed as described under specializations. The department has a total of 331 nurses and 166 support staff and health attendants.

Head of Department:
Mrs. D. I  Adesina
(RM, RN, F/P, DNAM, B.Ed, PHN.)
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Phone number: 08138067578

To provide standardized, quality and timely nursing care to our patients and clients towards achieving excellence in service.



Facilities and Services Provided

  • Nursing care for in-patients, out-patients including children, adolescents, middle-aged and the aged.
  • Maternal and child health care services and reproductive health care.
  • Care, support and counseling to PLWHA and PABA (people affected by AIDS)
  • Provision of services for tuberculosis infected clients through DOTS clinic
  • Crèche facility for babies.
  • Care and support for people with parkinsonism
  • Daycare hospices and palliative care.
  • Provision of services to orphans and vulnerable children in collaboration with NGOs and IHV-N.
  • Guidance and counseling.

Institute of Human Virology of Nigeria.

5-Year Targets
*          To render quality nursing care.
*          To reduce nosocomial infections  in the hospital
*          To reduce infant and maternal mortality by 60%
*          To sensitize the community on the prevention of communicable disease e.g TB, HIV/AIDS   
and other sexually transmitted diseases.

The department is divided into several functional sub-specialties such as : Nursing  Administration, Paediatric Nursing, Peri-Operative,  Accident and emergency, Anesthetic nursing, Psychiatric nursing, Burns and plastic nursing, Orthopaedic nursing, ICU Nursing, ENT nursing, Orthopedic  and Trauma, Public health nursing,  Nephrology nursing, Ophthalmic nursing, Palliative care nursing, Oncology nursing, Cardio-Thoracic nursing and Reproductive health nursing.
Training Programme

  • In-house continuous nursing education
  • Monthly ward lectures.
  • Orientation of newly employed nurses and health attendants.
  • Annual seminar/workshop for nurses and health attendants.

Medical and Surgical equipment for efficient nursing care.

Contact us

Federal Medical Centre, Abeokuta.

Olabisi Onabanjo Way, Idi-Aba

Abeokuta, Nigeria


Tel: +(234) 8095948007, 8095947913


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