The Department of Nursing is the largest Department in Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital. It comprises of Nurses, Clinical Assistants, Pantry Staff and Hospital Attendants. The department operates on 24 hours basis ( Morning, Evening, Night Shift and call duty).
The main function of the department is provision of quality, effective and efficient professional nursing care to the teaming number of patients coming into the Hospital. The Nursing profession believes that man is a bio-psycho-social being and therefore all these aspects of man are taken care into consideration during the provision of nursing care
The Department is headed by the H.O.D. Nursing who is assisted by seven (7) Coordinators and deputies. The Coordinators are charged with the responsibilities of overseeing the activities of various areas assigned to them. Ward/Unit Managers are senior nurses directly under Coordinators charged with the responsibility of ensuring quality nursing care in their respective areas of jurisdiction.