Q: I have a prescription/laboratory request from my doctor. Can I bring the request and access Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi's services?
A: Yes. Anyone with a prescription or laboratory request from a qualified medical practitioner can access AKUH,N services, including physiotherapy, x-ray and dental services among other services.
Q: Is the quality of care provided in the general wards similar to that provided in the private wing?
A: At AKUH,N we are committed to providing the very best in reliable, quality health care for all of our patients, in all of our wards. Our doctors and nurses do rounds in both the general wards and the private wing.
Q: How is being treated at AKUH,N different from being treated by a private doctor?
A. When you receive medical care from a private doctor, that doctor determines your entire course of treatment. At AKUH,N patients benefit from a team-based approach to health care provided by our team of resident doctors, who specialise in a wide range of disciplines. This means that if your course of treatment requires consultation from more than one specialist, you will easily be referred to other doctors within AKUH,N who will collaborate with one another to ensure that you receive the very best in comprehensive, holistic healthcare.