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Maternity

Maternity

Maternity Section

Maternity wards have 93 beds, 3 specialists, 2 medical officers, 3 intern Doctors and 51 midwives. One of the consultants is government seconded. The sections at maternity ward include; Admissions ward (24 beds), Labour ward, postnatal wards (45 plus 24 beds out of which 7 are private) and maternity Theatre. The ward is one of the busiest departments in the hospital with around 7000 births per year.

Achievements of the Maternity Section

Continuous education of midwives (CMEs) which has improved skills;

Availability of tools to use in monitoring the progress of labour and for proper diagnosis;

Availability of emergency drugs which help in handling different emergencies;

Availability of consultants and Doctors;

Frequent infection control measure like hand washing after every procedure, putting on protective gear, and sterilization of equipment.

The main plans of maternity ward include

  • To reduce on the rate of mothers and babies dying during birth;
  • To improve on provision of good nursing care to all mothers and babies;
  • To have continue with professional development for students;
  • To improve on the nurse and patients relationship;
  • To improve on the nurse and patients relationship;
  • To maintain high standard measures for infection control among mothers and babies;
  • To enhance good prescription practices and dispensing of drugs.

The Specialists