Federal Medical Centre | Ebute-Metta Lagos
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About Us

The Federal Medical Centre (formerly called the Nigerian Railway Hospital) was commissioned on 23rd November, 1964 by the then president, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe of blessed memory.. Read more

Our Core Values

High Professionalism


Transparency and Accountability

Focus on Patient Satisfaction

Our Services




Accident & Emergency


Specialty Clinics



Paediatrics receives children referred from the General outpatient clinic or the Accident and Emergency Unit.


Pharmacy Department

Tasked with the responsibility of ensuring availability of authentic medication for the hospital’s patient.


Medical Laboratory Department

The hospital’s laboratory department is an essential pivot for clinical diagnostic decision making. Well equipped with robust technologies, the laboratory provides accurate evidence-based information for the diagnosis and treatment or disease conditions in patients.


Dialysis Centre

Dialysis is the process of filtering waste from the blood. The dialysis Centre at FMC Ebute-Metta provides services to patients with impaired Kidney function.

Non-Clinical Departments

Corporate Services
Account & Finance
Information Technology Dept.

Top Management


Background of the Hospital

Brief History About Us

The Federal Medical Centre (formerly called the Nigerian Railway Hospital) was commissioned on 23rd November, 1964 by the then president, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe of blessed memory. It was established solely to cater for the medical needs of the workers of the Nigerian Railway Corporation and their families. Between 1967 -1970, during the Nigerian Civil War, the hospital was annexed to the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) where wounded soldiers were catered for.

Our Mission

To sustain a dynamic and comprehensive health delivery system that is effective, efficient ad affordable in an atmosphere where staff are proud to serve and public, confident to use.

Our Vision

To be a hospital that is able to fund development projects through increased revenues and partnerships to deliver quality, friendly affordable medical service by high performing and motivated staff.

Our Core Values
    1. High Professionalism
    1. Honesty
    1. Transparency and Accountability
    1. Focus on Patient Satisfaction
    1. Cleanliness and Neatness in all areas of the hospital
    1. Team work
    1. Staff Motivation and Development
    1. Efficiency in resource management

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