The Department is recognized by the Ministry of Health as a training centre for Colorectal subspecialty services. Our facilities include Endoscopic services, Colorectal laboratory [Manometry, Endorectal Ultrasound, Biofeedback etc] and Surgeries. Currently we have 3 trainees while another Surgeon is in Australia completing his fellowship.
We also have Consultant Surgeons trained in the Subspecialty of Upper Gastrointestinal as well as Breast Surgery.
Training of Surgeons and medical officers:
We have 3 Surgeons who are undergoing the General Surgical gazzetment programme while 6 Medical Officers are attached to our Department for the general Surgical Masters training.
We are also a training centre for House officers.
Counselling and patient education room
The above named room was opened on 1st March 2008 in Ward 4A. It’s purpose is to educate patients undergoing cancer treatment. This was due to the fact that we are seeing an increasing number of patients with cancer.
It is open every Tuesday and Thursday, from 2 to 4 pm.
We offer advise on stoma and wound care.