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Mental Clinic

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Background

The mental health department of Mengo hospital was established on October 1st in the year 2009.The department has a Psychiatric Nurse, and a Clinical officer who are available daily. A visiting Psychiatrist offers outpatient consultation clinics on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons.

  • Assessment of patients identified for psychiatric reviews from Out- patients Department and the Wards
  • Psychotherapy and Psycho education.
  • Clinical management of the diagnosed mental and psychosocial disorders including admission of acute cases on the ward for close monitoring.
  • Conducting sensitization and community awareness programs.
  • Conducting continued medical education services for the in-service medical staff.
  • Follow up and psychosocial rehabilitative services for patients who have improved on medication.

Opening Hours

The clinic is open Monday to Friday from 8:00am to 4:00pm for assessment of both out and in-patients except for public holidays. A specialist psychiatrist can be seen on appointment on Thursday afternoon.