Hajia Gambo Sawaba General Hospital since its inception in 1975 has
received considerable amount of people, for treatment medical advice,
family planning and a host of other reason. Different categories of
people have patronized the hospital for its efficiency.
It is therefore in the best interest of the researcher to use his or
her knowledge of statistic application is the attendance of ill health
(patients) attending the hospital. It does not and here the research as
will look forward to classifying, arranging and recording the monthly,
quarterly, annual, bi-annual attendance of patients in the hospital.
In an attempt to introduce efficient methods and routine towards
comparing the total attendance of, in and out patient this in general
comprises of male, female and children patient attending the hospital.
To crown it all, it shall be in form of data (secondary, primary
data) depending on the set of people wishing to use it and purpose or
criterion behind using the research, the data collected will be analysis
organized, summarized and compiled. Since hospital patronage is
consistent and continuous process, it will be an efficient data
collection, centres and will promote statistical application and
voluminous data i.e. moving average and time series analysis.
1.2 AIMS OF OBJECTIVE
1. To determine whether there is an increase or decrease in patients’ attendance.
2. To forecast the patient attendance by using linear trend method
3. To forecast for patient attendance using the fitted trend equation from 2008 to 2012
1.3 SCOPE AND LIMITATION
This research will limit it analysis on the comparison of the
attendance of patient. (IN and OUT) based on secondary data collected
from the hospital Hajiya Gambo Sawaba General Hospital Zaria from (1998
1.4 HISTORICAL BACKGROUND OF SOURCE OF DATA
The hospital was established and commissioned by His Excellency the
Governor of Kano State Late Alaji Audu Bako in 1975. The hospital is
directly under Kaduna State Ministry of Health.
VARIOUS DEPARTMENT OF THE HOSPITAL
The hospital consists of nine (9) departments. The various departments include:
Medical Department: The Medical Director is the
overall boss of the hospital. He is only answerable to the Kaduna State
Commissioner of Health. He is in charge of all medical cases.
Administration Department: Hospital secretary is the
head of this department. He heads all the administrative staff of
various departments of the hospital and all heads of department are
under him and answerable them, as every head administered on his behalf.
Nursing Service Department: The nursing service
department is in charge with central of nurses, their posting, their
duty roster, their shifting training to other post basic courses.
Medical Record Department: This department deals with keeping record and collection of data.
Laboratory: Technologist works in the laboratory and for the operation of laboratories equipment.
Pharmacy Department: The pharmaceutical department is in charge with the supply of drugs, drugs custody, drug protection and storage etc.
Radiology Department: The radiology is in charge with x-ray e.g. chinstraps etc.
Ophthalmology Department: Ophthalmology department is in charge with all cases of eye, its treatment etc.
E.N.T Department: This department is in charge with all cases of ear.