Charity Medical Hospital is a 100-bed critical access hospital nestled in Nyahururu town in Laikipia county.
We are committed to be a leading healthcare provider in East and Central Africa and benchmark against the highest attainable world standards seeking continuous improvement.
Our staff prides itself on the quality and caring patient attention that is world renown. So, come and enjoy the conveniences and care that we provide.
Charity Medical offers most medical services that are available in the market. Some of them include:
The hospital provides general, specialist and emergency dental care. General dental services include: Check-ups and advice, cleaning, fillings, extractions, endodontics and dentures
Our ambulance is state-of-the-art, fully equipped with all medical necessities and a 24-hour driver and ambulance nurse. The ambulance is utilized by the hospital’s patients and can also be used for rescue missions of other people at a small fee.
The maternity services team at Charity Medical Hospital is committed to providing safe, high-quality, accessible and equitable care to women and their families. This commitment is to both high-quality midwife-led services in low-risk cases and excellence in maternal and fetal medicine for women with known risk factors at booking, or those who develop complications in pregnancy.
Newborn babies who need intensive medical care are often put in a special area of the hospital called the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). The NICU has advanced technology and trained healthcare professionals to give special care for the tiniest patients. NICUs may also care areas for babies who are not as sick but do need specialized nursing care.
Dialysis is a treatment that does some of the things done by healthy kidneys. It is needed when your own kidneys can no longer take care of your body's needs.When your kidneys fail, dialysis keeps your body in balance by: removing waste, salt and extra water to prevent them from building up in the body, keeping a safe level of certain chemicals in your blood, such as potassium, sodium and bicarbonate, helping to control blood pressure.
General surgery is a surgical specialty that focuses on abdominal contents including esophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, liver, pancreas, gallbladder and bile ducts, and often the thyroid gland. It also deal with diseases involving the skin, breast, soft tissue, and hernias.
Intensive care refers to the specialised treatment given to patients who are acutely unwell and require critical medical care. An intensive care unit (ICU) provides the critical care and life support for acutely ill and injured patients. Unless you are an emergency admission, you will need a referral from your doctor or specialist to be admitted to ICU.
it’s a private place for you to recuperate in the privacy of necessary medical staff and supported by visits from family, friends, colleagues, and clergy who bring cards, flowers, plants, chocolate, balloons, good cheer and well-wishes during assigned visiting hours.
A medical laboratory or clinical laboratory is a laboratory where clinical pathology tests are carried out on clinical specimens to obtain information about the health of a patient to aid in diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease.
An X-ray is a common imaging test that’s been used for decades. It can help your doctor view the inside of your body without having to make an incision. This can help them diagnose, monitor, and treat many medical conditions.
A CT scan has many uses, but it's particularly well-suited to quickly examine people who may have internal injuries from car accidents or other types of trauma. A CT scan can be used to visualize nearly all parts of the body and is used to diagnose disease or injury as well as to plan medical, surgical or radiation treatment.
This is a diagnostic imaging technique, or therapeutic application of ultrasound. It is used to create an image of internal body structures such as tendons, muscles, joints, blood vessels, and internal organs. Its aim is often to find a source of a disease or to exclude pathology. The practice of examining pregnant women using ultrasound is called obstetric ultrasound, and was an early development and application of clinical ultrasonography.
A mammography, or mammogram, is an X-ray of the breast. It’s a screening tool used to detect and diagnose breast cancer. Together with regular clinical exams and monthly breast self-examinations, mammograms are a key element in the early diagnosis of breast cancer.
Other services we provide include:
The hospital has ophthalmic consultants, supported by a wide range of staff including orthoptists, optometrists, pharmacists and nurse practitioners.
Physical and Occupational Therapy
These ailments all have one thing in common; a person with any one of these can gain relief and healing through physical therapy. Our Rehab department provides patients with the professional treatment that helps restore normal function, improve mobility, and achieve a greater degree of independence. Our treatments encompass all ages from pediatrics to geriatrics.
The benefits of physical/occupational therapy include:
- Better balance and coordination
- Decreased pain
- Improved ability to perform activities of daily living
- Improved strength
- Increased range of motion
- Restoration of normal function
Frequently asked questions
- Morning Hours: 6:00 AM – 8.00 AM
- Lunch Hours: 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
- Evening Hours: 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM