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Mengo has its own Security Department that works 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to help make the hospital safe and secure. We continue to invest in security equipment such as CCTV cameras, biometrics, and alarms systems, all of which are monitored in the Security Control Room.

Mengo security staff wear a Mengo uniform and their main role is to patrol the hospital and the grounds. They use electronic equipment such as access control systems to help them provide a secure environment for patients, visitors, and staff.

We take your security seriously. We lock departments and wards when they are not in use or outside of visiting hours. Some areas, such as the maternity and children’s wards, are always locked when need arises.

All Mengo Hospital staff wear a Mengo identity card or a uniform with names, which should always be visible, where practical.

Police liaison

Police Liaison Officers help supporting the hospital’s in-house security team when need arises, and the external security companies hired and working with them to help create a safe environment for staff, patients, and visitors. They provide a dedicated point of contact between the Police and hospital staff, ensuring that vulnerable patients are safeguarded, and staff are supported.

Keeping Mengo Hospital Safe.

What you can do to help keep Mengo safe:

  • Only bring essential items into the hospital
  • Protect your personal belongings
  • Confirm the identity of staff not wearing an ID card
  • Not to give access to strangers through secure doors
  • Report all suspicious incidents to our attending staff


How patients staying in hospital can keep safe

We do not have lockable bedside cabinets for patients on the wards. This is for reasons of prevention and infection control. When leaving your bed area unattended, please bring valuables with you. You may have to use a neck wallet or money pouch.

However, it is important to note that at Mengo Hospital while we value our clients, it is the duty of the clients to ensure safety of their property as Mengo Hospital ensures safety of your Health.