About University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH)

The University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH) is one of the 3rd generation Teaching Hospitals established by law in 1985 via Decree No. 10 of 1985, though it commenced operation in 1980. The mandates (statutory functions) of the hospital are:
 
To train and develop health manpower for the country especially in the catchment population of the Niger Delta region.
To provide and render specialized (tertiary) health services to the Nigerian populace.
To engage in health and medical research for the expansion of the frontiers of knowledge and practice of medicine.
 
University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital is managed through a three-tier managerial system consisting - the Board of Management, Hospital Management Committee (HMC) and the Departments. Nearly 200,000 patients are seen annually in both outpatient and inpatient settings, as well as over 3000 surgical operations a year. Average bed occupancy rate in 12 months has risen above 70%. Besides offering medical services, the hospital tends to provide clinical education and training to students, nurses, and other healthcare professionals. Over the years, many research activities and results from its organized units have appeared on several major national and international medical and scientific journals
 
Phone +234-8033129810, +234-8033123332, +234-8033246256, +234-80234172218
 

Email: info@upth.org

Website: www.upth.org/

Office Address: P.M.B 6173, Port Harcourt, Rivers state, Nigeria

University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital Admission into School of Post Basic Nursing Studies 2019/2020 Academic Session

On 14/May/2019

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Nurses for admission into a 12-calendar month Post Basic Diploma Programme in Paediatric Nursing and Accident & Emergency Nursing. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: Applic[...]

University Of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital Admission Form on Sales for School of Post Basic Nursing Studies 2019/2020 Academic Session.

On 30/Mar/2019

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Nurses for admission into a 12-calendar month Post Basic Diploma Programme in Paediatric Nursing and Accident & Emergency Nursing. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: Appli[...]

University of Portharcourt Teaching Hospital School of Post Basic Nursing A&E Forms on Sale

On 09/Apr/2018

School of Post Basic Nursing Studies University of Portharcourt Teaching Hospital 2018/2019 Academic Session   Applications are invited from suitably qualified nurses for admission into a 12 calendar month pos[...]

University Of Portharcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH) Postpones Interview Dates For House Officers And Interns

On 24/Mar/2018

The interview earlier scheduled for House Officers, Intern Pharmacists, Med Lab Scientists, Dental Technologists, Dental Therapists, Physiotherapists, optometrists and Nurses for the 26th and 27th March 2018 has bee[...]

Internship Openings at University of Portharcourth Teaching Hospital

On 24/Feb/2018

Applications are invited from suitable qualified candidates for appointment as Interns Pharmacists, Physiotherapists, Medical Laboratory Scientist, Dental Therapist,Optometrist and Dental Technologist at the University[...]

UPTH A&E Student Nurses Visit Portharcourt Maximum Security Prisons

On 02/Sep/2017

On the 31st of August 2017, the Accident and Emergency Student Nurses of The School of Post Basic Nursing University of Portharcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH) visited inmates behind the walls of the Portharcourt Maxi[...]

University Of Portharcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH) Consultants Withdraw Their Services

On 06/Jul/2017

The Medical consultants under the aegis of the Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) UPTH have withdrawn their services over the kidnap of one of their colleagues.   In their communique[...]

University of Portharcourt Teaching Hospital Recruiting House Officers

On 10/Apr/2017

Applications are invited from suitable qualified candidates for House officer appointment (Medical and Dental) at University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital Port Harcourt.    QUALIFICATION:  App[...]

Nigerians to Pay More in Teaching Hospitals Nationwide

On 27/Jan/2017

If the current lobby by the Committee of Chief Medical Directors (CMDs) with the Federal Ministry of Health sails through, Nigerians may pay more for treatment in teaching hospitals nationwide.   Cost of runni[...]

University of Portharcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH) Doctors Resume 2 Months Suspended Strike

On 16/Dec/2016

The National Association of Resident Doctors, the University of Port Harcourt branch is set to resume their strike action which was suspended two months ago.   The signal emerged after the Residents Doctors st[...]

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