Medical Department

  Dr. Kennedy Kiplagat Maru, 

  University Medical Officer

 

 

 

 

The Medical Department is managed by a health team comprising one medical doctor assisted by other highly qualified and experienced health professionals and support staff.

Conveniently located on campus, University Medical Services are available to all students and staff. The NHIF accredited facility provides the following Services:

Outpatient Services

  • Consultation and treatment
  • Minor Surgical procedures
  • Health Education
  • HIV Counselling and Testing
  • Reproductive Health – Family Planning, ANC
  • Special Clinics/Services – TB clinic, medical certification
  • Certification of admission and pre-employment medical reports

Inpatient Services

  • Observation wards

Referral Services

  • Emergency cases
  • Specialized care – Dental, Optical and Specialist

 Other Services

  • Outreach
  • Ambulance services

Student Services

Medical services are provided on a 24-hour basis. Students who feel unwell can access medical care right within the University grounds. However, students are advised to seek treatment between 8.00 am to 5.00 pm on weekdays. Only emergency cases are handled at night or on weekends.

Operation Time 24 hours 7 days a week
File Opening Free for All students
Consultation

Free for All students

Waiting time 5 – 10 minutes

Laboratory Services

Free for all available services

Turn Around Time of < 45mins for available test

Pharmacy Services

Free for All students

TAT 5 - 10mins

Observation Ward Services Free for All students
Referral Services

Not more than 15km Radius

Within 30mins of recommendation

Free for All students

Medical Report Free for All students

NB:    

Guardian/parents/student caters for treatment costs upon referral to a convenient facility for specialized treatment. The office of the Dean of Students plays a critical role.

Patients with predetermined chronic conditions co-pay for Pharmaceutical products.

Staff/Faculty Services

  • Staff and their dependents access free consultation services
  • Laboratory, Pharmacy and Nursing services offered at a fee.
  • Ambulance services available for referred emergency cases.
  • Provision of Medical certification at subsidized rates.

NB:

  • Prior authorization is mandatory for all referrals or admissions.
  • Staff must avail their staff ID/Employment Number at facility.

Location

  • Main Campus
  • Emergency Contact  Number 0705824331
  • Compliments and Complaints- 0705824371

Welcome to the Medical Department.
For more information contact: medical@laikipia.ac.ke

 

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