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Surgical Emergency Unit

Surgical Emergency Unit

The surgical emergency unit of the hospital started the same day FMC Abuja officially opened for services to the public and was called the Accident and Emergency Department before the separation of the Medical and Paediatric Emergency Units in 2018.


The unit presently comprises of the following staff strength;

  • Eight doctors with one consultant as the head
  • Twelve (12) Nurses
  • Eight (8) attendants
  • Four (4) Plaster technicians.


The services rendered by the Surgical Emergency unit include the following:

  1. Reception and primary resuscitation of the following emergencies:
  2. Orthopedic and Trauma
  3. General surgery
  4. Urosurgery
  5. Burns and Plastic
  6. Neurosurgery
  7. Ophthalmology
  8. ENT
  9. Minor surgical procedures such as:
  10. Wound debridement
  11. Excision of ingrowing toe-nails
  12. Incision and drainage of abscesses
  13. Stump wound refashioning
  14. Chest tube insertions
  15. Manipulation of simple fractures and application of casts
  16. Dressing of wounds
  17. Weekly foot club clinic
  18. Medical information collection
  19. Surgical resident training
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