The Department of Pain and Palliative Medicine is the youngest department in the hospital but the first of its kind in any Nigerian hospital. Staffed by a consultant, a specialist registrar, a medical officer, 2 palliative care nurses and 4 administrative support officers, the department also boasts of an hospice care facility for patients who require palliative care.
- Hospice and palliative care services for cancer and HIV/AIDS patients, pain and symptom control, care and support
- HIV Clinic
- Day care hospice,
- Home-based palliative care, grief and bereavement care, family support
- Community outreach, education, training and research
Head of Department: Dr. Oyebola Folaju O. (MBBS, DAWACS, MSc. (Pharmacology & Therapeutics), MPhil Palliative Medicine (UCT))