Health Services Encourage Partnership With The Health Consumer.   

Introduction

The department of Student Health Services strives to assist each student to attain full health through holistic approach to medical care.

It aims at teaching (Preventive Care) training (Promotive care) and rendering medical services (Curative care) for the wellness of students.

General Information

The Department of Student Health Services is an accredited general practice clinic that provides Primary Health Care, Counselling, health information and specialist service from a physician.

Terms and Conditions

All full time under graduate students are eligible for health services at the centre. It is therefore important for all students to join a medical aid of their choice. Students are required to produce a valid membership card, registration form and student identity card when seeking medical care at the clinic

Lunch Time

1245 – 1400 hrs.

The students are seen on a walk-in basis and by appointment with the doctor; the doctor is available on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1500-1600 hrs and on emergencies only.

 

Services Available

  • Outpatient services for both acute and Chronic problems
  • Counselling
  • Referrals to specialist in all fields.
  • Dispensary of drugs
  • Health Information

Health Personnel provides individual counselling sessions that address problem such as

  • Aids
  • Substance Abuse i.e. alcohol, drugs
  • Family planning
  • Sexually Transmitted Infection
  • Sexual Health
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Nutrition and diet
  • I ART counselling

Please book for appointment

0254-260752 ext 2180 Main Campus Clinic

0254-225733 ext 2240 Graduate School Clinic

Health Information

Students can access health information at our Youth Friendly Resource Centre in the form of reading material, posters, televised information as well as trainings. These services are also available at the clinic. First Aid and Peer Education Programmes are run in halls of residence. Students are advised to take part in these programmes. Details can be obtained from the health centre.

Request for feedback

The department is currently working with minimum staff and will look forward to improve the services to the students, therefore any constructive suggestions or grievances about Student Health Services clinic should be written in the Exit Register available at the clinic or verbal communication can done to Director Health Services or through the Student Representative (Health).

Student Responsibility

The Department of Student Health Services encourages students to take an active role in their own health and follow up for additional care recommended. It is important to remember that you as a health care consumer have three fundamental health rights:

  • Privacy
  • Courtesy
  • Information

The Department of Students Health Services will respect the dignity of each student irrespective of race, culture and belief.

Produced by Midlands State University

Division of Student Affairs- Health Services

Tel: 054 – 260752

054 – 225733