Sonko renames Pumwani Hospital, reveals several changes lined up at the facility
Sonko takes decisive action to sort out the mess at Pumwani hospital
He also announced a new partnership with Aga Khan University Hospital that will see doctors and nurses from Aga Khan come in to support at the facility.
Sonko wrote on his social media platforms that “it was resolved that AGA KHAN will provide additional Doctors, nurses and hospitals support staff for a period of 2 years at no cost.
An Ultra-modern 450 bed capacity hospital complex complete with a paediatric ICU, an adult ICU, a HDU, staff quarters and laundry will also be constructed at the Pumwani hospital.
He disclosed that “The Proposed Sonko Health facility shall cover a total area of 39,699m2 and a 450 beds capacity and will offer the following levels of care:
Surgeries, procedures, deliveries, immunization, inpatient beds, with 24 hrs emergency services and high end diagnostic services.
Labour Ward, delivery suites with FOUR fully functional Ward theatre, post- natal Ward.
Newborn unit with 100 incubators includes neonatal ICU, 20 Neonatal HDU with 30 Procedure rooms for breastfeeding.
Antenatal Ward with 60 beds, Acute gynecology with 50beds, gynecology theatre, hostels for mothers with babies in the nursery, mortuary and post-mortem services.”
Another 250 bed capacity hospital will also be constructed in Mutuini to offer quality healthcare services to Nairobi residents.
According to the governor, city residents can now look forward to better healthcare services, breaking from the mismanagement and scandals of baby theft at Pumwani hospital.
“The NEW SONKO PUMWANI HOSPITAL whose contract will be signed on 25/9/2018 and ground breaking on 20/11/2018 is scheduled to be opened in the next two years and is expected to ease congestion at the old hospital.” Sonko wrote.
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