BRIEF HISTORY OF NURSING DEPARTMENT
Nursing Services Department is involved in the performance of multiple tasks she collaborate with other units and departments within the hospital.
Provides prompt, efficient, timely and effective health care services to clients and patients in and outside Ogun State, it has various sections which include specialties, ward, investigative area and clinics which are headed by Deputy Directors.
The sections are further divided into various units and these are headed by Unit Heads who
are Assistant Director of Nursing /Deputy Director of Nursing.
Our Specialties include
Accident and Emergency
Pain and palliative/Oncology
Mental and Behavioral Health
Ear, Nose and Throat
Burns and plastic
Cardiothoracic Nursing etc.
COMMITTEES IN THE DEPARTMENT
Counseling and Disciplinary
Infection Prevention and control
Nursing service Research
Nursing Services Education Unit
NURSING AUDIT COMMITTEE
The committee is involved in continuous auditing of the nursing care rendered to patients in
ensuring sustainability of the established professional and ethical standards.
Targets are set
for nurses in each calendar year;
To ensure compliance to guidelines and standard of practice
To ensure good inter and intra personal working relationship among nurses and other health care givers.
To assess and ensure the maintenance of complete and accurate working documents that support the work done in achieving nursing objectives in individual patients care plan
To ensure reduction in risk management through critical incidental reporting, complaints and remedy for poor performance
To evaluate proficiency of Nurse Professionals in health care delivery.
The committee investigates any observed or reported cases of inadequacies and
The committee in collaboration with education unit gives erring nurse an educational
corrective measure in form of presentation at the forum/rapport on the relevant topics.
INFECTION PREVENTION AND CONTROL
Ensure infection prevention in all ramifications
Ensure staff, patients and relatives comply with standard precautions and correct use
of personal protective equipment (PPE)
Ensure and promotes hand hygiene among staff, relatives and patients
Gives health education and create awareness in pandemic as the case may be.
MORTALITY REVIEW COMMITTEE
They review cases of preventable deaths
Encourage nurses to ensure prompt attention to patients needs
Charge nurses to be more assertive and be ready for emergencies at all times
Overseeing death report writing.
The committee is tasked with the responsibility of conducting research for the department.
Completed study for this 2022 that ended was “Lived Experiences of Mother with or without
Post Dural puncture Headache And its Effect on Early Institution of Breastfeeding at Federal
Medical Centre, Abeokuta”.
With the objective to examine the lived experiences of mothers with or without post Dural
puncture headache and its effects on institution of breastfeeding. Qualitative study was
carried out on the topic, process of publication still on-going.
QUALITY ASSURANCE COMMITTEE
The committee was set up to:
Improve quality of care giving to patients and clients
Ensure appropriate use and management of hospital equipment
Boost health care assurance and guide against errors in the field of practice.
Train, teach and correct in love errors committed in the field of practice.
Ensure effective grooming of staff
Assist nurses to identify clinical risk management, learn from mistakes and improve
NURSING SERVICE EDUCATION UNIT
.Training and retraining of all personnel in the department
Orientation of newly employed staff
Training of student nurses from within and outside the country on clinical posting
Organizing study day for different cadres of nursing staff
Regular step down trainings
Conducting practical examination for students nurses
Organizing annual workshop for all cadres of staff in the department i.e. Nurses,
CHA’S, Health Attendants and Porters
NAME: Ashimi Rashidat Abiodun DESIGNATION: Deputy Director, Nursing services/ HOD POSITION: Head of Department ACADEMIC CERTIFICATES: RM, RN, RON, BNsc, MPA, MNsc (Edu), Cert. Leadership and Management, Cert. Project Management.