Duchess Gems: Nurse Yemi Oshifade

Duchess Gem: Nurse Yemi Oshifade

Meet Oyeyemi Oshifade, a shining star on our nursing team and a true #DuchessGem! Nurse Yemi, as he is fondly called, brings a wealth of knowledge and a commitment to patient-centred care to his role as Center Manager for Endoscopy, Surgical Specialties, and Cardiac Surgery at Duchess International Hospital. In a sit-down with me, he […]

Duchess Hospital’s 2nd Medical Outreach: Free Health Services for the Community

Duchess Hospital Medical Outreach

On June 1, 2024, Duchess Hospital held its 2nd medical outreach event, reaffirming its commitment to providing accessible and excellent healthcare services to the community. The event, which took place at The Duchess Car Park, was a resounding success, attracting a large crowd of enthusiastic participants.   The outreach offered a variety of essential screenings, […]

Dr Tokunbo Shitta-Bey Addresses Students at the Duchess Students Career Fair

Duchess Career Fair

This is by Far One of the Most Important Things We Have Done at The Duchess – Dr Tokunbo Shitta-Bey Last week, The Duchess Hospital hosted its maiden edition of her Students Career Fair, a vibrant event brimming with the energy and potential of future healthcare heroes.  In his opening speech, our Chief Executive Officer, […]

Expert Tips for Managing Picky Eating in Children

Expert Tips for Managing Picky Eating in Children

Parents encounter challenges when dealing with picky eating in their children. Meal times can become battlegrounds, and concerns about adequate nutrition can loom large. However, there’s hope! With the right strategies and support, you can broaden your child’s culinary horizons and help them build a positive relationship with food. In this blog post, we’ll share […]

Signs and Symptoms of Haemophilia

Signs and Symptoms of Haemophilia

Haemophilia is a rare genetic disorder where the blood doesn’t clot properly due to a deficiency in specific proteins called clotting factors. This can lead to excessive bleeding after injuries, surgeries, or even spontaneously. While it primarily affects males, females can also carry the genetic mutation and pass it on to their children. In this […]

Five ways to support children with Autism

Five ways to support children with Autism

Autism, or autism spectrum disorder (ASD), is a developmental disability that can cause social, communication, and behavioural challenges. According to the WHO, 1 in 160 children has an autism spectrum disorder. Autism begins in childhood and tends to persist into adolescence and adulthood. Understanding and supporting children with autism requires patience, empathy, and a willingness […]



PRESS RELEASE: DUCHESS HOSPITAL CELEBRATES SUCCESSFUL LANDMARK OPEN-HEART SURGERY PROCEDURES IN CHILDREN Duchess International Hospital, Ikeja, has continued to record landmark clinical procedures and treatments in a variety of medical and surgical specialties since it opened its doors to patients in October 2021. The Hospital, which commenced its cardiac (“open-heart”) surgery programme in earnest in […]

Debunking 10 Myths on Hearing Health – World Hearing Day 2024

Debunking Hearing Myths - World Hearing Day 2024

March 3rd marks a global initiative dedicated to one of our most vital senses—World Hearing Day. This year, we are proud to join the cause, focusing on overcoming societal misperceptions and stigmatizing mindsets surrounding hearing health. The key to this transformative journey is awareness-raising and information-sharing, not just among the public but also within the […]

World Encephaltis Day

It’s World Encephaltis Day. Every year on February 22nd, the world unites to raise awareness about encephalitis, an inflammation of the brain that can have devastating consequences. Whether you’re a healthcare professional, caregiver, or simply someone seeking knowledge, understanding this complex condition is crucial. What is Encephalitis? Encephalitis is a serious inflammation of the brain, […]

Glaucoma Awareness Month

Glaucoma Awareness Month - January

January marks a significant month in the health calendar – Glaucoma Awareness Month. At Duchess Hospital, we are dedicated to educating our community about this often-silent eye condition that affects millions worldwide. Let’s shed light on what glaucoma is, its types, risk factors, and the crucial importance of regular eye exams. What is Glaucoma? Glaucoma […]

Patient Testimonial with Dr Olayiwola Yomi

Patient Testimonial with Dr Olayiwola Yomi

At the Duchess, our mission is simple yet profound: To reverse medical tourism by delivering the highest standards of care, using the most advanced technology and treatments to give you the fastest, most convenient access to the best medical expertise available anywhere in the world. Today’s heartfelt testimonial below underscores this mission: “Today I had […]

World Diabetes Day 2023

World Diabetes Day 2023

World Diabetes Day (WDD) was created in 1991 by IDF and the World Health Organization in response to growing concerns about the escalating health threat posed by diabetes. The campaign draws attention to issues of paramount importance to the diabetes world and keeps diabetes firmly in the public and political spotlight. Diabetes is a chronic disease […]