Other Services






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.

Coffee Shop

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.

Surgical Stores

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.

Diabetic Clinic

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

Medical Library

The Nairobi Hospital Medical Library , serves:
Employees of The Nairobi Hospital
Nursing Students
Consultants, Admitting and Visiting, Staff
Others who may obtain approval 
Opening Hours 
Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Saturday: 8.30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Library Services 
Internet Searches

The Internet has revolutionized information accessibility. The Librarian, on request, may provide online literature search from medical and non-medical databases 

Reference Services 

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

Interlibrary Loans 

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.

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