The Division of Nursing comprises in-patient units and ambulatory service areas.
- Critical Care
- Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
- Cardiac Surgery Nursing Care (CICU)
- Neonatology Intensive Care (NICU)
- Peri-Angiography (Cardiac) Nursing Care (CCU)
- Paediatric Nursing Care
- Psychiatry Nursing Care
- Medical/Surgical Nursing Care
- Obstetric/Gynaecological Nursing Care
- Peri-operative Nursing Care
- Ambulatory Services Nursing Care
- Oncology Nursing Care
- Endoscopy Nursing Care
It also runs a Nursing Educational Services (NES) department, which is responsible for all orientation, in-house training and inservice education programmes.
In congruence with our Philosophy of Nursing and our Mission to provide high quality patient care, professional leadership and a practice model aimed at promoting wellness, behaviour and a general improvement in the health of the people of the region, the Division of Nursing has set a high priority on the development of nursing staff. Patient care, patient education, nursing management and administration, speciality skills training and educator preparation are areas which receive focused and ongoing attention. Creation of a motivating environment through empowerment and provision of access to higher education as well as a multi-track career ladder is another of the Division's high level priorities. New clinical programmes and expanding services provide ongoing challenges and opportunities for nursing management, nursing education and nursing staff.
The Division maintains a number of manuals which allow the nursing care team members to access any established policy/procedure/protocol for specific areas of care. More than 150 policies, procedures and protocols under one manual, that is, Policy and Procedure Manuals are available in each unit. Another manual called Nursing Quality Assurance is also maintained which contains quality standards (presently 150+). Every month a certain group of units is audited for two to three standards to ensure that the staff is maintaining maximum possible level of quality in terms of patient care.