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.
HCS (Board Member)
It is with utmost pleasure to welcome you to our website and introduce you to our vision, mission, goals and services. Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Kaduna has an outstanding reputation for excellent patient and family centered and recovery modelled mental healthcare and services. Federal Neuropsychiatric hospital, Kaduna was founded in 1996 and became one of the 8 Neuropsychiatric Hospitals in Nigeria. The hospital has range of services incorporating continuum of care which takes into account both the quality and quantity of activity towards the realization of relevant SDG’s. We have the following service departments: Medical, Laboratory and Pharmacy services with outstanding quality and means to provide for the various needs of persons with a wide range of mental health challenges including vulnerable ones.
Ag. Director Administartion
Head of Clinical Services
Head of Finance Department