Directorates

Various Directorates of the Hospital

 

 

 

 

Trauma & Orthopedics

Dr. Dominic Konadu-Yeboah

Head of Directorate

BACKGROUND INFORMATION

 

Directorate of Trauma and Orthopaedics is one the Clinical Directorates of the Hospital.  It is mandated to undertake the following services:

 

  • Provision of specialist surgery care
  • Training undergraduate medical student and postgraduates in surgery
  • Conducting research

 

The Directorate is also accredited by the

 

  1. Ghana College of Physician and Surgeons (GCPS),
  2. The West African College of Surgeons, (WACS)
  3. The Ghana College of Nurses and Nurses and Midwives, (GCNW)

 

for the training of resident doctors (both Membership and Fellowship) and nurses in surgery.

 

Vision of the Directorate

 

Provide excellent Trauma/Orthopaedic and emergency services comparable to international standards”.

 

Mission of the Directorate

 

To provide the best quality surgical care through skills and capacity improvement of all our health personnel.

 

STRUCTURE AND ORGANOGRAM OF THE MANAGEMENT TEAM

 

The Directorate is managed by a 6-member Management Team comprising the Head, Lead Clinician, Nurse Manager, Pharmacy Manager, Business Manager and the Accountant.

 

 

 

BUSINESS MANAGER

(Mr. Victor Owusu Kodua)

 

PHARMACY SERVICES

 

HEAD OF DIRECTORATE

 

NURSE MANAGER

(Ms. Vida Rose                                                                                                                                                                                                     Frimpong)

 

 

NURSING CARE

 

PHARMACY MANAGER

(Mr. Michael Asenso)

 

FINANCIAL SERVICES

 

ACCOUNTANT

(Mr. Emmanuel A. Abankoro)

 

LEAD CLINICIAN

(Dr. Raphael Quartey)

 

CLINICAL WORK

 

SUPPORT SERVICES

 

 

 

Our specialties include:

 

  1. Adult joint Arthroplasty (Joint replacement & surgeries)
  2. Paediatric Orthopaedics and Trauma
  3. Adult General Orthopaedics and Trauma
  4. Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine
  5. Clubfoot and Limb Deformities Management

 

Other Units

 

  • A & E Theatre
  • Pharmacy
  • Administration/Accounts
  • Plaster Room

 

The Directorate runs specialist services at CR 9. From Monday to Friday

 

WARD SERVICE AREAS

 

Ward C1A

 

Ward C2A

 

Ward C2B

 

Ward B3(Patial)

 

Plaster (Pop) room at A & E Center

 

 

 

MEETINGS

 

Directorate meetings are held every morning from 8am -9.00am to take stock of activities and plan ahead. In addition to this, special meetings are organized as and when it is necessary.

 

Both Clinical and non-clinical meetings are held within these periods. Directorate management meetings are held once every month.

 

 

 

HUMAN RESOURCE SITUATION

 

CATEGORY OF STAFF NUMBER
Consultants 1
Hon. Senior Specialist 1
Senior Specialists 6
Specialists 7
Senior Medical Officers 0
Residents from other hospitals 5
Medical Officers 2
House Officers 10
Dep. Dir. Nursing Services 2
Prin. Nursing Officers 6
Prin. Midwifery Officer 6
Senior Nursing Officers 5
Nursing Officers 25
Senior Staff Nurses 21
Staff Nurse 34
Enrolled Nurses 28
Health Care Assistants 14
Hospital Orderlies 14
Health Services Administrator 1
Accountant 1
Financial Officer 1
Accounts Officers 3
Dep. Dir Pharm Services 1
Principal Pharmacist 1
Senior Pharmacist 3
Pharmacy Technicians 5
Records Staff 8
Library Assistant 1
        TOTAL 223

 

 

COLLABORATIONS

 

The Directorate currently has active collaborations with the following partners in the areas of research and service:

 

  • The Directorate is working with the following institutions:

 

  1. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, AAOS, USA
  2. University of California, San Francisco, UCSF, San Francisco General Hospital orthopaedic Centre.
  3. University of Utah Orthopaedic Centre, Utah, USA.
  4. Health Volunteers Overseas, HVOs, USA.
  5. O. Alliance Foundation, AOAF, Switzerland.
  6. Apollo Group of Hospital, India.

 

CONTACT US

 

HOD’s Office: 03220-22301 EXT (802) 2038