UNIVERSITY HEALTH SERVICES DEPARTMENT

The University health services department was established  to cater for the overall health needs of the students, staff and staff dependants of the University community. The clinic is located on the Campus and provided a comprehensive health care covering both curative and  preventive medicine.

The following sections are fully staffed and equipped for optimal functions of the clinic:

-    Medical Record Unit
-    Pharmacy
-    Nursing
-    Laboratory
-    Environmental health unit
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Medical Record Unit
Registration of new staff  members and students.  The  storage, filing and  issues of medical files for prompt consultation with doctors.

The Pharmacy Unit.
The pharmacy is headed by the Chief Pharmacist and  it is licensed with NHIS.  The section procures drugs, following due process, stores, shelves and dispenses drugs according to prescription.

Nursing Station
This unit is responsible for nursing care of in and out patients.  Chief Nursing Officer is responsible   for preparation of shift duty roster and supervision of nurses’ performance during shift duty, taking regular inventory of equipment and fixed assets..

Laboratory Section.
This section is equipped to carry out basic laboratory tests as requested by doctors.

Environmental Health Unit.
This Unit is responsible for insect and pest control on the campus. Refuse collection and effective waste disport, cleaning of hostels and food canteen on the University campus.

The Director of health services  reports directly to the Vice-Chancellor  and is responsible for the day to day activities of the health centre.  The office of the Director functions under the supervision of the Confidential Secretary and other administrative staff.

Consultations with doctors starts at 8 a.m. and continues till 3.30 p.m. on weekdays.  Emergency cases are handled by doctors on-call while the nurses on shift duties proffer care accordingly.  There is provision for a 12 bed sick bay to manage in-patients, small operating theatre for minor surgical procedures, an ambulance service for effective evacuation and referral to the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital when the need arises.

National Health Insurance Scheme  (NHIS)
The Clinic, Pharmacy and Laboratory are fully registered under the National Health Insurance Scheme.  This has help the clinic improve its services in the procurement of needed and essential drugs, dressings and commodities,

Dental Scheme:  An ultra modern dental clinic has been completed and ready for commissioning.  It is expected to provide affordable service to the entire member of the public within and beyond Kwara State.