ANTENAL WARD UNIT

ABOUT THIS UNIT

Location:

Next to the scan room

Staff strength:

Fifteen (15) midwives and one (1) ward aid.

Mode of Service Delivery:

Clinical

Working Days & Time:

Mondays – Sunday (24hrs)

Brief Background:

The AN ward is a section of the maternity unit that plays a role in the admission, management and discharge of pregnant mothers who report to the facility with pregnancy related ill health conditions such as; Pregnancy Induced Hypertension, Malaria in Pregnancy, Anaemia etc.

With effective management, we ensure that all clients who report to the unit receive prescribed treatments and are discharged home safely. They are further counselled on danger signs in pregnancy prior to discharge.

Lastly, the ward receives referred in cases from health centres and clinics within the submetro. Case that need further management are referred out to advance affiliates.

CLINICAL ACTIVITIES
  • Admission
  • Administration of prescribed medication
  • Discharges
  • Health Education
  • Counselling
  • Obstetric Emergencies