List of best hospitals as recommended by NHIF
The best hospitals in Kenya......
These are the best hospitals in Kenya that NHIF patients can visit due to the quality services and good customer care.
Here are the best hospitals in Kenya which are accredited by the NHIF
1. H.H Aga Khan Hospital (Nairobi) Westlands - Category C
It is one of the most comprehensive University hospitals in Kenya. They have employed leading specialists in every field of medicine. They have dedicated staff and state-of-the art equipment. A recent breakthrough was when they announced the acquisition of the ultramodern Positron Emission Tomography (PET) CT Scanner and Cyclotron. This makes them the very first health facility in East and Central Africa to have the machine.
The equipment was purchased at a price of Sh600 million.
2. Nairobi Women's Hospital - Category C
It is recognized all over East Africa as an advanced diagnostic and treatment facility that has highly trained and professional staff.
The hospital has been praised for being very caring to their patients. According to online reviews, patients are treated with dignity, privacy and confidentiality. The nursing staff provide professional care and a friendly, comfortable environment.
Good patient care and professional service makes Nairobi women’s hospital one of the top hospitals in Kenya.
3. Moi Teaching & Referral Hospital AMTY Eldoret - Category C
The hospital is 90 years old and has over the years grown tremendously from a native cottage to a National Referral Hospital. It is located in Uasin Gishu county west of Kenya. It is about 320 km North West of Nairobi.
The Moi Teaching and Referral hospital is the second referral hospital in Kenya.
4. Getrudes Gardens Children's Hospital Westlands - Category C
Getrudes Garden’s Children’s hospital specializes in pediatric care for children whose ages range from birth to 21 years. The children’s hospital is hailed as the largest children’s hospital in East and Central Africa.
The hospital was founded 61 years ago and has ever since grown exponentially fast to widen their reach all over the country and East Africa at large.
5. Kenyatta National Hospital (Amenity wing) - Category A and C
The national hospital has 50 wards, 24 theaters (16 specialized), 22 out-patient clinics and Accident & Emergency Department. The hospital has a bed capacity of 1800 out of which 209 belong to the private wing.
There is a Doctors Plaza which contains 60 suites for various consultant specialties.
The 117-year-old referral hospital offers a wide range of diagnostic services such as laboratories, Radiology/Imaging and Endoscopy among other specialized services.
6. Mater Misericodae Hospital - Category C
The Catholic hospital was opened in 1962 whose primary mission was to take care of the poor, indigenous Kenyans, with the primary mission being general healthcare.
The hospital offers excellent service and are the founders of the Mater heart run. The Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activity won the Best Social Marketing Award held at Marketing Society of Kenya (MSK) gala dinner in 2010.
7. The Nairobi Hospital - Category C
The Hospital began 1954 as an exclusively European hospital but in 1960 it started serving non-Europeans. In 2016 the hospital began a broad expansion budgeted at Sh5.7 billion. The hospital increased its bed capacity to 750 from 355. They built a 14-storey skyscraper to house inpatient and outpatient departments.
In the expansion the hospital established a diagnostic center, operating rooms, an intensive care unit, a specialist kidney department and a specialized kidney and bladder surgery unit.
The hospital has served the crème de la crème of the society key among them politicians from all over East Africa.
8. H.H Aga Khan Hospital (Mombasa) - Category C
The Aga Khan Hospital, Mombasa is part of the Aga Khan Health services and was established in 1944. The hospital has a 96-bed capacity offering quality healthcare. It has high-tech diagnostic services, specialist clinics and general medical services.
9. P.C.E.A Kikuyu Orthopaedic REH. Center Limuru- Category B
The hospital was founded in 1908 and has grown to offer a wide range of services to patients in the Kikuyu/Kabete area and all over the country.
It has stood the test of time to become one of the most community friendly hospitals in the region.
Under Category A (Government Hospitals), members access a full and comprehensive cover for maternity and medical diseases including surgery. This means that people will not pay for anything on admission provided they are fully paid up members of NHIF
Those admitted under Category B (private and mission hospitals) will enjoy full and comprehensive cover but will be required to co-pay for surgery.
For contracts signed under Category C (private hospitals) will enjoy NHIF daily paid benefits under the current arrangements. Members will be informed when additional hospitals sign the contracts.
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