Wellspring Services

The Wellspring Children’s Medical Centre provides a wealth of services to the community...

Wellspring Medical Centre

Paediatric General Health Clinics

General paediatric health clinics, including a Minor Injuries Clinic, are held Monday to Friday, 8am - 5pm; Saturdays, 8am - 1pm. Presently Wellspring is experiencing a patient throughput of 20,000 patients monthly.

Day Ward

The Wellspring day ward provides care for hundreds of children annually, mostly suffering from malaria. It is certain that this ward alone saves hundreds of young lives each year, with malaria being the biggest killer of Ugandan children. This large 17 bedded ward is also used for rehydrating patients with gastrointestinal disease, close monitoring of very ill patients with special conditions, stabilising patients to be transferred to hospital for acute medical and surgical conditions.

Physiotherapy Department

The physiotherapy department provides care within the medical centre and in the communities for a great number of children suffering from various physical disabilities, from clubbed feet to cerebral palsy. Success rates are high and numbers of referrals from the communities, local clinics and hospitals increase every year. This department is well equipped and staffed by 2 trained physiotherapists.

Antenatal and Postnatal Clinics

Antenatal and postnatal clinics provide care for mothers and their babies pre and post birth. The aims of these clinics are to ensure a healthy pregnancy and safe delivery; to reduce the transmission of HIV from mother to baby; to encourage mothers to bring their children for immunisations; and to check on the health of the babies and mothers immediately after birth.

Family Planning Services

Family planning started in 2013. It has been supported by Mariestopes International through continuous support supervision and provision of reproductive family planning commodities such as NXT(Implanon), IUCDs, Jadelle, Levoplants, Zarine, Depo-Provera, CoCs and PoPs.

We have a daily working Family Planning Clinic with 2 qualified service provider - Kenneth Mubiru, Caroline Nabasirye. 

The family planning clinic is open from Monday to Saturday, 8am-5pm.

Art Clinics

Four clinics are held monthly: paediatric, adolescent and adult clinics and a family support group.  These clinics provide counseling, testing HIV status, dispensing ARTs and follow up.

Immunisation Clinics

Clinics are held regularly providing immunisations for babies and young children.

Laboratory and Pharmacy Services

A well equipped laboratory and pharmacy add to the quality of care provided by the medical centre. Tests include: HCG, Blood Smear r/o Malaria, HIV Test, ESR, PCV, VDRL, Urinalysis, MRDT r/o Malaria, PCR for Exposed Infant, BAT, Blood Grouping, Stool Analysis, Sickling Test, Wet Preparations, Hb Estimation, Typhoid Test, Rheumatoid Factor Test, H. pylori Test and Film Comment.

Counselling Services

The Wellspring social worker provides counseling for children and their guardians on health and personal issues. In addition, a number of medical staff are trained HIV/AIDS counselors.

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