What We Do at School of Psychiatric Nursing, FNPH, Benin City.


1. Training of post basic student Nurses in Mental Health at SOPN, FNPH, Benin City.

Since the school was opened about 35 years ago, manpower needs has become a thing of the past to the hospital. The School has also provided a training ground for other neighboring states e.g. Ondo, Ekiti, Lagos (before the opening of their own school of nursing), Anambra, Delta, Benue and even far states like Plateau, Kano and Bauchi States. Sokoto, Maduguri, Rivers State, Police and prisons services. Even before the opening of the School, the hospital was organizing orientation lectures for student nurses on affiliation from various health institutions.

2. Training of affiliation student nurses from other Schools of Nursing in Mental Health.

3. Collaborating with external institutions.

We are in collaboration with some Universities e.g. University of Benin, Delta State University, Abraka, and Igbinedion University Okada in training their student nurses in posting and exposure to Mental Health.

4. Research and Audit

4. Career counseling and guidance to student nurses for Post Graduate Nursing programmes.