Being prepared for your stay means that you can relax and provide your child with the emotional support necessary for the recovery process. Below are tips to help you plan for your stay, be it an extended stay, an outpatient procedure or a baby wellness check-up.

During Your Stay

  • Hospital Amenities
  • ATM and MPESA services
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Patient Visitations


Getting Here

By Bus

Gertrudes Hospital  pick up point is located just outside the Co-operative Bank Bomb Blast site, Moi Avenue just next to the Railways Bus Terminus Round-about.

There is a fee of Ksh 30 and the van leaves for the main hospital at intervals of 1 hour.


There is ample parking available 24 hours a day, and 7 days a week. There are no in-and-out privileges on the same ticket.

Time Period Charge

0 to 2 hours - Free

2 to 3 hours - Ksh 50

3 to 4 hours - Ksh 100

4 to 5 hours - Ksh 150

After 6:00 PM - a flat rate of Ksh 50.

Hospital Amenities


Inside the main hospital there is a branch of Table 49 Restaurant where all types of Kenyan dishes and snacks for children are served.

Meditation Room

There is an interfaith meditation room with a segmented side for Muslim clients. Those clients wishing to access the rooms can ask for assistance on how to access the facilities from the attendants.

Free Wi-Fi

Stay connected during your child’s stay at our hospital with our free fast WI-FI internet.

Play ground and play room

We have a designated playground for children. This facility is accessible to both in patient and out patient. The slides and the swings have been set up on an artificial turf which is very baby friendly. Please accompany your child to the play ground for the sake of their safety.

What to Bring

  • Parents details.
  • Insuarance details if possible.
  • NHIF Information where applicable.
  • Any allergies to medicine and food.

Visiting Hours

Morning Hours: 6:30 am- 8:30 am

Lunch time Hours: 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Evening Hours: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Parents are welcome 24 hours a day. There are times during the day when parents may be asked to step out of the room or unit. Both parents or legal guardians or one family-designated caregiver may be in the patient's room before and after visiting hours. Sleeping arrangements are available for one parent in most rooms. For the patient's safety, please do not sleep in the child's bed.

Health Care Information

To protect each child’s privacy, only parents or legal guardians will be given medical information about a patient.