There is a florist’s shop situated opposite the front door of the Hospital where cards, gifts or flowers can be purchased. They are open Monday to Saturday from 8.30 a.m. to 1.30 p.m. and 2.30 p.m. to 7.30 p.m. On Sunday’s they are open at 9.00 a.m. to 1.30 p.m.
League of Friends
The Nairobi Hospital League of Friends is a registered Charity made up of a small group consisting of voluntary members.
The League of Friends runs a trolley service and various items that patients might require are available for purchase. They organize various events to raise funds to buy specific items to improve patients’ comfort.
Red Cross Shop
There is a Red Cross Shop situated on the ground floor of the Hospital opposite the Matron’s office, which supplies toiletries, and a variety of other items including newspapers and magazines.
It is open Monday to Friday between 8.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. and Saturdays, 9.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m.
This is situated on the ground floor of the Hospital. It serves snacks and drinks and is open everyday from 7.30 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. including public holidays.
Dietetics / Diet Therapy
A full time dietetic service is available for both in-patients and outpatients.
Food is one of the factors used to aid in quick recovery from illness. While admitted, our dietician may visit you to discuss your dietary needs and your diet at home to aid in recovery and/or manage your illness.
We also offer nutritional counseling, and education on an out-patient basis through our diet clinic. Patients are seen by appointment Monday to Friday from 2.00 p.m. to 4.00 p.m.
If you need to buy bandages, cotton wool e.t.c these can be purchased from the surgical stores in the Central stores situated at the back of the Hospital.
This is a free service available to both our admitted patients and outpatients. The objectives of the clinic are to educate and provide information in order to prevent diabetics and to provide advice and information on the effective management of
Home Nursing Services
|A service that has been developed to provide continuity of care for patients who leave the Nairobi Hospital and still need care/assistance at home at an affordable cost.
|Various qualified personnel are involved in the home care services e.g. nurses, social worker, physiotherapists, diabetic nurses etc.
|Home visits for special procedures are available
|Our vision is to educate and empower our clients to take responsibility for their health
|By the end of the service, we hope to have trained the patient and a member of the family to continue with care
Tuberculosis (TB) Clinic
This is a free service to patients who are on TB drugs. Advise on care and diet, information on TB and TB drugs as well as support and encouragement is given by the nurses running the clinic. The clinic is run at the Accident and Emergency centre.
Breast Cancer Support Group
|The aim of this support group is to meet clients early in the diagnosis period of breast cancer to support them and their families through the process of their illness
|The service is available to our patients with worries about breast cancer and is free of charge.
|The group provides information pertaining to the illness, follow-up after discharge and group meetings with other patients to share experiences
|For more information please
contact the Matrons office
|Stroke Support Group
|This is a group that has been organized by stroke survivors with the help of doctors, speech therapists, physiotherapists and occupational therapists
|The group has been in existence since 2001
|The group encourages other survivors and their families by meeting with others to share their experiences and sharing of coping techniques
|For more information please contact the Rehabilitation Unit
|The Nairobi Hospital Medical Library , serves:
|Employees of The Nairobi Hospital
|Consultants, Admitting and Visiting, Staff
|Others who may obtain approval
|Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.
|Saturday: 8.30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
The Internet has revolutionized information accessibility. The Librarian, on request, may provide online literature search from medical and non-medical databases
We provide quick reference and research queries.
An alphabetical listing of all journals received and held by the library. At a glance one can tell whether the library holds a title of interest. The details contained give: Title, Year, Volume, Issue no., date received and source
We provide an outreach service by borrowing documents from other libraries on behalf of our members.
( We provide limited photocopy in line with copyright laws. We do not allow whole document photocopy )
|Please contact us for further information regarding rules and regulations for Library members.