| The Medical Advisory Committee is the main body in the Nairobi Hospital that is charged with promotion and provision of efficient services, improvement and maintenance of high standards of medical care as well as enhancing and maintaining the reputation of the hospital.
Among its key responsibilities is to interview and recommend applications for admitting rights as well as withdrawing or suspending admitting rights to doctors due to certain reasons. The MAC also implements rules and guidelines that are followed in the Hospital’s medical practice.
Its membership is drawn from all divisions of medical specializations in the hospital which include division of medicine, surgery, obstetrics and gynaecology, anaesthesia, and paediatrics. Currently, there are over four hundred admitting doctors categorized under these divisions.
Subcommittees of the Medical Advisory Committee
- Standards Audit and Ethics Committee.
- Recategorization Committee
- Theatre Users Committee
- Education and Research Committee
- Medicines and Therapeutics Committee
- Infection Control
- ICU Users Committee
Dr Eric kahugu,
MAC Vice Chairman
The MAC meets bimonthly while the divisional committees meet once a month.