The divine mercy Pediatric ward is a special ward designed to admit and accommodate little children above 28 days of life and below twelve years of age. It has the following units: –
i) General medical unit.
ii) General surgical unit.
iii) Pediatric critical room.
The ward has a bed capacity of 45 and 80% bed occupancy. It has a very hard working team of one (1) pediatrician consultant, one (1) M.O, (3) clinical officers, nine (9) KRCHN nurses and three support staff. The department has intern clinical officers and five nursing student interns from Nkubu school of Nursing.
The critical pediatric room is fully equipped to handle very sick children round the clock. This means therefore, when you are in the divine mercy pediatric ward, you are in good hands and in safe and secure place for both psychological and physical healing. We console in a loving care.
Pediatric ward offers the following services: –
1. Admission of children between one (1) month and twelve years (12).
2. Bed capacity (45). Each room has 5 beds, a toilet and water sink.
3. Personnel’s: – One pediatrician consultant, one medical officer, three clinical officers, nine nurses, three support staff and five student nurses.
SERVICES: – PREVENTIVE PROMOTIVE.
I. Health education
II. Provision of clean drinking water.
III. Provision of warm bathing water.
IV. Provision of ITNS in every bed.
V. Proper injection, prevention measures.
VI. Spiritual care.
iii. Diarrheal disease.
vi. Convulsive disorder.
Children with surgical condition are admitted in the pediatric ward. E.g: – Burns, fractures etc. Life saving measures when need arises. E.g. O2 therapy nebulization C pap.
A NEW RESIDENT DOCTOR PEDIATRICIAN IS NOW AVAILABLE ON FULL TIME BASIS.