|The Accident Centre receives trauma cases in the Metropolis as well as the regions and sometimes from the West African Sub region and works in relation with other Sub-BMCs in the Hospital. It is one of the leading centres that provides the highest quality of care to all accident and orthopaedic cases it receives, bringing them to near or full recovery.
Our Staff – Human Resource
Consultants and Specialist
Dr. F. Kwarteng
The specialist nurses include critical care Nurses, peri-operative nurses,
There are also supporting staff of various backgrounds.
The Sub-BMC management team is made up of:
1. Dr. Frederick Kwarteng (H.O.D)
The main units of the department are:
1.The outpatient’s department, which is the first point of call for all patients referred to the department. This is also divided into the acute care outpatient department and the specialty clinics.
2.The emergency area and casualty reception is the transition area where severe accident requiring intervention / admission are first stabilized before being admitted to the wards.
These specialty clinics include
Types of cases
Patient statistics: the out-patient attendance is averagely forty percent (32,000) per annum. The Casualty Reception alone receives about 52% out of which 40% are admitted.
Education and Training
The department offers clinical training to undergraduate students of University of Ghana Medical School, postgraduate residents of the West Africa College of Surgeons and Ghana College of Surgeons. It is also provide clinical training to students of the School of nursing of University of Ghana, Legon and Nursing Training Colleges in the country.
The department is also a popular choice for foreign elective students and residents in Trauma and Orthopaedics.
How patients are admitted to the Centre
– Without referral due to emergencies of the accident victims