National Orthopaedic Hospital, Igbobi, Lagos runs Higher National Diploma and Ordinary National Diploma in Prosthetics & Orthotics as well as Ordinary Diploma in Orthopaedic Cast Technology in Federal College of Orthopaedic Technology (FECOT). The Hospital also has a School of Post Basic Nursing Studies to train and educate clinical Nurses to provide optimal accident and emergency care for injured and critically ill at all levels of healthcare delivery system.
The Hospital conducted a joint matriculation ceremony for 117 (One Hundred and Seventeen) students of Federal College of Orthopaedic Technology and School of Post Basic Nursing Studies on Wednesday, 15th February, 2017 at the FECOT Lecture Theatre.
Addressing the Matriculants at the event, the Medical Director who was represented by the Head of Clinical Services, Dr. Micheal Ugbeye, enjoined the matriculating students to obey the rules and regulations of the Hospital and the Schools. He advised the students to shun violence and avoid cult activities.
The Head of Training Schools, Education, Research and Statistics (TSERS), Dr. Muna Chira informed the students that the Hospital has provided enabling environment to assist in learning as well as advancements in the standard of education in all the schools in National Orthopaedic Hospital, Igbobi, Lagos.
The Provost of Federal College of Orthopaedic Technology, Mr. Simeon Opatade in his goodwill message congratulated the students for choosing a profession in FECOT (Prosthetics & Orthotics as well as in Orthopaedic Cast Technology). He informed the matriculating students that the first set of graduating HND students are awaiting their call-up letters for National Youth Service. He therefore urged the students to be diligent and self - reliant in order to excel in their academic pursuits.
The Coordinator of Schools of Post Basic Nursing Studies (SPBNS), Mrs. Mercy Abiodun lauded the SPBNS as the preferred, respected and well known Centre for Excellence in Post Basic Orthopaedic nursing training. She advised the matriculating Nurses to be self motivated in order to reach their goals. Mrs. Abiodun encouraged the students to believe in themselves and have will power to succeed.