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EDWARD FRANCIS SMALL TEACHING HOSPITAL (EFSTH)

Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital (EFSTH), formerly The Royal Victoria Teaching Hospital (RVTH) is a 547-bedded tertiary hospital built in 1853 by the British Government. This hospital has served as the principal hospital of the Gambia over the years, gaining legal status and accreditation as the only Teaching hospital in 2006.

In 2013 the hospital was renamed Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital. ESFTH offers consultant /general services in the following clinical disciplines: including Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Paediatrics, Internal Medicine, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, General Surgery, Orthopaedics, Radiology (including CT Scan), Physiotherapy and Pharmacy services. EFSTH also operates the only Psychiatric hospital (Tanka-Tanka Psychiatric hospital) and Tuberculosis Sanatorium units in the country both located some distance from the main EFSTH premises in Banjul. The EFSTH Polyclinic, located some 200 meters away, provides essential primary care services as well as dental services for the whole country.

Our Mission

To Transform EFSTH into a world class health care facility by hiring and retaining high calibre staff, establishing and observing standards of the highest quality of health care teaching and learning, maintaining an environment of tranquility cordial for both learning and recuperation.

Our Vision

To be a Centre of excellence providing high quality patient care to the Gambian Populace.

Our Core Values

Excellent Care – we will deliver the best quality of care that we can

Safe – our care and treatment will be safe for patients and staff

Patient Centred – our organisation will meet the needs of patients as our first priority
Medical Services for everyone

Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital provides a comprehensive range of specialist healthcare services across the he Gambia

OPD – GENERAL OUT-PATIENT AND SPECIALIST OUT-PATIENT SERVICES
CHILD HEALTH
SURGICAL SERVICES
ANAESTHESIA; ACCIDENTS & EMERGENCY; ICU
OBSTETRICS & GYNAECOLOGY
LABORATORY
IMAGING
PHYSIOTHERAPY & OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY
PHARMACY
PUBLIC HEALTH
ART/HIV/TB
PHYSIOTHERAPY
SUPPORT SERVICES I
SUPPORT SERVICES II
MENTAL HEALTH AND PSYCHOTHERAPY
CHAPLAINCY SERVICE
MORTUARY

ADDRESS: Independence Drive, Banjul, The Gambia

Opening Hours

Monday

24hrs

Tuesday

24hrs

Wednesday

24hrs

Thursday

24hrs

Friday

24hrs

Saturday

24hrs

Sunday

24hrs

Address

Our Address:

Independence Drive, Banjul, The Gambia

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