Below is a list of the general hospitals in Lagos State providing health care services to the over 20 million residents of the state.
#1 Alimosho General Hospital
Alimosho General Hospital was set up with the vision of providing excellent health care service to its patients which is comparable to the standard of the World Health Organization (WHO).
The hospital is one of the 26 secondary health institutions under the Lagos State Health Service Commission.
Alimosho GH as it is popularly called is known to providing accessible health care opportunity under highly skilled personnel at affordable charges.
The hospital offers Maternal and Child care, Medical / General Surgery, Paediatrics Dental, Physiotherapy, Pharmaceutical, radiology/ Scan and Laboratory services.
It is located off Lasu Isheri Expressway, General Bus Stop, Igando, Lagos
#2 Ikorodu General Hospital
The Ikorodu General Hospital was established in 1983 to provide healthcare services to the people of Ikorodu and it’s environs.
The hospital is located on TOS Benson Road, Ikorodu, Lagos. It provides the following services: Dental, Laboratory, LASEMS, Mortuary, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ophthalmology, Paediatrics, Physiotherapy, Radiology, Surgery, VCT. The hospital also has state of the art equipments like Anaesthetic Machines, Blood Bank, X-ray Machines.
The hospital is quite affordable and patient-friendly providing free medical service for all emergencies for the first 24 hours. Also the general hospital uses an efficient ambulance operation and also offers free medical care for the destitute and physically challenged, children below 12 years and adults above 60 years.
Located on Broad Street in Odan, Lagos Nigeria, the Lagos General Hospital is the oldest general hospital in the state
Initially, it was established in 1893 as a military hospital to take care of members of the British Armed forces that were ill during the colonial days.
The initial core staff were from the countries of the British Commonwealth however, the hospital was handed over to the Federal Government on the 1st of October, 1960. Subsequently, it was handed over to the Lagos State Government when the state was created on the 27th May 1967.
#4 Lagos State University Teaching Hospital
Located on 1-5 Oba Akinjobi Road, Ikeja, LASUTH as it is popularly called was established on the 25th of June, 1955 by the old Western Regional government to provide health care services for the people of Ikeja and its environment.
The hospital was formerly known as the Ikeja General Hospital but there was the need to provide a tertiary health care facility for the training of doctors and other allied health care professionals which led to the Lagos State Government converting the General Hospital into the Lagos State Univesity Teaching Hospital in July 2001.
LASUTH was set up with the vision of becoming a world class teaching hospital that uses cutting edge technology and highly developed human resources to render excellent medical care/services to the people of Lagos State.
The hospital provides free healthcare to all citizens with the diagnosis of Malaria, children below the age of 12 years and adults 60 years of age and above.
Located on 3 Old Ota Road, Orile Agege, Lagos, this general hospital was established in 1982 as a health care centre under the control of Agege Local Government. It was later upgraded to the status of General Hospital in 1999 under the Military Administration of Col. M.B Marwa with the objective of providing secondary level healthcare services to the people of Agege/Alimosho/Abule-Egba/Ipaja/Ayobo/Command/Ota/Idiroko and other neighboring towns and villages.
#6 Epe General Hospital
Epe General Hospital is a general medical clinic in Epe Lagos providing general health care, pediatrics care, dental, laboratory, medicine, mortuary services, obstetrics and gynaecology, pharmacy, physiotherapy, PMTCT, radiology, surgery and VCT.
#7 Gbagada General Hospital
Founded in 1972, the Gbagada General Hospital is located on 1 Hospital Road, Araromi Gbagada, Lagos.
The hospital provides medical services, general health care, laboratory testing, x-ray services and many more.
Also, it serves as the annex for Lagos State University Teaching Hospital and the hospital is said to receive an average of 800 patients every day.
#8 Ifako Ijaiye General Hospital
The Ifako Ijaiye General Hospital is located on 14 College Road, Ifako-Ijaiye Abule Aja, Lagos. The hospital provides general medicine, surgery, gyneacology treatment, paedeatrics care, orthopaedics, eye care, dental care and other clinical services.
In 2017, the hospital was embroiled in controversy when it was reported that two of its medical doctors, Morenike Olaniyi and Abidoye Gbadegesin were alleged to have killed a pregnant woman due to negligence on their part while delivering the said woman of her of a baby.
#9 Isolo General Hospital
The Isola General Hospital is situated at120 Mushin Road, Isolo Way Isolo, Lagos. The hospital provides medical health treatment, ante natal care, neo natal care and several other medical services.
#10 General Hospital Mushin
Located on 48 Olayide, Mushin, Lagos, the General Hospital Mushin is a popular hospital in the Mushin area of Lagos. The hospital is known to have modern facilities used in diagnosing and treating general medical cases and series of specialty treatment.
#11 Randle General Hospital
Located on 68 Randle Avenue, Surulere, Lagos, the Randle General Hospital was established in 1964 to provide secondary level health care services in medical, surgical, maternal and child health, nursing dental, pharmaceuticals, diagnostics and rehabilitative health care.
The hospital was established with the objective of providing premium health care services to the people of Surulere and its environs in all areas of health; medical, child and maternal health, nursing care,surgical, dental care, heart to heart clinic, Dot/Chest clinic, Eye clinic, pharmaceuticals, diagnostics and rehabilitative health care.
#12 Lagos Island Maternity Hospital
Founded in 1960, Island Maternity as it is popularly called is well known for its important role in caring for expectant mothers in Lagos.
Although, it is not a general hospital, Island Maternity is certainly worthy of mention in this post. The hospital has been nicknamed the largest baby factory in the country with over 300 baby deliveries every month. Interestingly, the former governor of Lagos State, Babatunde Fashola was born in this hospital
The centre is a standalone maternity hospital with over 200 bed space. The hospital attends promptly to emergency obstretic cases and patients are not mandated to provide initial deposit prior to treatment.
The Island Maternity is located on Campbell Street, Lagos Island.