No human being can function properly without a healthy mind and a healthy body. Even before the advent of modern medicine in Nigeria, our fore-fathers have looked for a way to treat illnesses with the use of herbs.
Below are some of the private hospitals in Nigeria.
Lagoon Hospital is a one medical centre in Nigeria that is well sophisticated and properly equipped to deliver healthcare services to the public. They offer the most all-encompassing healthcare delivery. It runs specialist medical centres with focus on internal medicine, paediatrics, obstetrics and gynaecology, ophthalmology, psychiatry, dermatology, orthopaedics, neurosurgery, physiotherapy, cardiology, haematology, neurosurgery, and thoracic surgery. The hospital has various branches set up in different areas in the country mostly in Lagos State.
Facilities in the hospital include 52 in-patient beds at the main hospital branch, well air-conditioned and having operating theatres, an out-patient facility, a Radiology unit with MRI, CT Scan Suites, and more. The hospital also runs industrial clinics. The hospital practices General Medicine with specialist clinics.
Addresses are at 8 Marine Road, Apapa, Lagos, Lagos State; 11A Idejo Street, Victoria Island; Off Obafemi Awolowo Way, Ikeja.
The Reddington Hospital that is known popularly known in the country for the reason that it specializes in cardiac (heart) health services. The hospital had originally started out as a Cardiac Centre before it developed into a hospital. The many years that have passed has seen Reddington Hospital become a health care centre that specializes in various disciplines which include general surgery, orthopaedics, trauma care, urology services, nephrology, endocrinology, diabetes mellitus, gastro-enterlogy, radiology, ophthalmology, neurology, psychiatry and immunization. Furthermore, Reddington Hospital runs a clinic that provides antenatal care for pregnant women, as well as a Family Planning clinic, Fertility Clinic, Dialysis Centre and it runs a Paediatric Intensive Care unit and Neonatal Intensive Care unit.
Type of Practice: General Medicine with specialist clinics
Reddington Hospital practices General Medicine with specialist clinics as have been highlighted above. The hospital’s address is 12 Idowu Martins Street, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Eko Hospital is a healthcare delivery establishment that is run by private individuals and functions in three (3) different locations in the city of Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria. The main branch is located at Ikeja in Lagos and has a capacity of 130-beds for in-patients with well-trained medical practitioners to cater for the needs of the patients as well equipped medical facilities to make sure that the patients’ are well taken care of. At the hospital’s branch in Surulere still in Lagos, there is a 40-bed in-patient capacity as well as an Ambulant clinic at Ikoyi. In the hospital, additional health services are made available to patients to ensure their total welfare. The Eko Hospital practices General Medicine and it has specialist clinics within it.
Addresses are Mobolaji bank-Anthony way, Ikeja, Lagos; 3A Akerele Road, Surulere, Lagos; Ikoyi Area.
St. Nicholas Hospital
St. Nicholas Hospital is another private hospital in Nigeria that offers superb high quality healthcare services to its customers. The facility at St. Nicholas Hospital is equipped with the highest degree of medical equipment to ensure that quality healthcare is provided for patients be they in or out-patients. That’s not all, the hospital is located in an environment that is very hygienic. In the country, this hospital has gained a name for itself among top executives in the country who wish to get first-hand medical check-ups and health services.
St. Nicholas Hospital practices General Medicine and in the hospital, there are specialist clinics to attend to special cases of ill-health. The hospital’s address is 57, Campbell Street, Lagos Island, Lagos, Lagos State.
First Consultants Hospital
First Consultants Hospital is the next private hospital on our list. The hospital is also known as First Consultants Medical Centre (FCMC). The hospital has gained quite the reputation for itself as a centre for medical health that is managed by professionals. The main focus of medicine for this healthcare facility is paediatrics and obstetrics. Be that as it may, the passing years has seen the hospital taken into the practice of General Medicine.
First Consultants Hospital has received public praise and panegyrics due to the manner in which the hospital dealt with the first case of the Ebola Virus in Nigeria. Some of the medical equipments available in the hospital are as follows: Blood bank, laboratory, x-ray as well as a medical diagnostic centre.