Federal Neuro -Psychiatric Hospital is tertiary mental health institution under the Federal Ministry Health Abuja, situated along Barnawa Road, opposite Shagari Federal Low Cost Houses Barnawa, Kaduna South.
It was founded and opened in 1975 by the defunct north central state government with a 100 bed capacity. Later in 1996 the Federal Government of Nigeria took over the hospital from Kaduna state government, following the divisions by the national committee for the review of psychiatric care services under the chairmanship of Dr. Marinho. Today it is one of eight (8) full fledge psychiatric Hospitals in the federation, others are psychiatric hospitals Iselu Benin City, Maiduguri, Kware Sokoto, Enugu, Calabar, Abeokuta and Yaba Lagos.
The hospital is accredited both by the West African College of Physician/National Post graduate Medical College of Nigeria Nursing and Midwifery council of Nigeria for residency training for Doctors and Post basic Psychiatric Nurses. It has a current bed capacity of 154, and this is expected to increase by 298 bed capacity on completion of male/female acute wards B and DRU ward B.
It renders a wide range of Medical services including in – patients and out-patients mental health clinics, social work services, occupational therapy care, psychological services, drug rehabilitation care, diagnostic laboratory services, other specialized services such as electroencephalography (EEG), electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) and Medical Mental Health Research.
OUR SERVICES ARE:
Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital being fully accredited specialist Hospital in the field of Mental Health provides the ultimate in holistic care, which means that every patient must experience the highest level of beautifully landscaped surroundings, complimented by a well trimmed grasses and bountifully shade trees, add to the ambience of the hospital provides a soothing environment which enhances a patient’s return to full health.
Among the competitively priced and wide spectrum of first – class health services offered @ FNPH are: