First Consultant Hospital

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First Consultant Hospital
Geography
LocationSt. Gregory's College Road, Lagos Island, Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria
Coordinates6°26′53″N 3°24′36″E / 6.44797°N 3.41012°E / 6.44797; 3.41012Coordinates: 6°26′53″N 3°24′36″E / 6.44797°N 3.41012°E / 6.44797; 3.41012
Organisation
Care systemPrivate
Services
Emergency departmentYes
Links
Websitewww.fcmcng.com
ListsHospitals in Nigeria
Other linksList of hospitals in Lagos

First Consultant Hospital (also known as First Consultant Medical Centre) is a private hospital in Lagos. It is located on St. Gregory's College Road in Obalende, a neighborhood of Lagos Island, in Lagos.

The hospital came to worldwide attention in 2014 as the hospital where the Ebola virus disease patient Patrick Sawyer was taken after becoming ill on arrival in Lagos.[1] Sawyer later died at the hospital on 24 July.[2]

On 19 August, it was reported that the doctor who treated Sawyer at the hospital, Ameyo Adadevoh, had also died of Ebola disease. Adadevoh was posthumously praised for preventing Sawyer from leaving the hospital at the time of diagnosis, thereby playing a key role in curbing the spread of the virus in Nigeria. [3][4][5][6][7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ebola: Fashola visits First Consultant Hospital, pledges support". The Nation. Retrieved 4 October 2014.
  2. ^ Nnenna Ibeh (2014-08-21). "Ebola: Lagos hospital which treated Patrick Sawyer to receive N4m". The Premium Times.
  3. ^ Reuters (4 August 2014). "Lagos records second Ebola case in doctor who treated victim: Nigerian health minister".
  4. ^ "Dr Ameyo Adadevoh dies from Ebola virus infection". YNaija.com The Internet Newspaper for Young Nigerians. Retrieved 2014-08-20.
  5. ^ "Ebola strikes at the heart of Nigeria: Ameyo, daughter of Kwaku Adadevoh, grand daughter of Herbert Macaulay dies". Thisday. Archived from the original on 21 August 2014. Retrieved 22 August 2014.
  6. ^ "Tribute to Herbert Macaulay's Great-Granddaughter who died in service to Nigeria". The Cable. Retrieved 22 August 2014.
  7. ^ "Ebola kills doctor related to first African Anglican Bishop". Anglican News. Retrieved 22 August 2014.