Our Hospital History

Nanyuki Cottage Hospital is a unique Eco-Friendly, Multi-Specialty, low-cost, high-quality Tertiary Care, not for profit Level 5 Hospital at the foothills of Mount Kenya, operating since the 1920s. Being a not for profit organization, we are managed by a volunteering Board and Trustees, working for a charitable cause only and we depend on sponsorships and donations.

The Hospital has revolutionized healthcare provision in the Mount Kenya region. It is 24 hours, Specialty Hospital, we are also pioneers in Assisted living for the elderly in the country. In 2021, we acquired Gundua Health Centre and converted it to 24 Bed Level 4 Hospital. Recently we opened our Satellite Town Clinic to offer high quality yet affordable services to the residents of Nanyuki. The total Bed Capacity of the Nanyuki Cottage Hospital group is currently at 100 and growing every day. We are proud to celebrate 100 years of care & Excellence in the Mount Kenya Region.

Our Services

Nanyuki Cottage Hospital

24 Hr Inpatient and Outpatient

A 24 hours facility with 100 Inpatient beds and highly qualified doctors.


A 24 hours Pharmacy with a resident Pharmacist.


Being a multi-speciality centre we have various consultants that provide a full range of medical specialised services


Fully equipped modern ambulances. We have also tied up with Flare for ease of accessing our ambulance services

Nanyuki Cottage Hospital – Gundua Health Centre

In 2021 we acquired another facility Gundua Health Centre in Kisima and converted it to 24 Bed Level 4 Hospital. At NCH- Gundua Health Centre, we offer 24 hours Outpatient and Inpatient services, Ambulance services, Operation Theatre, Maternity, MCH and Family Planning services, Laboratory, Radiology with ECG and ECHO, Speciality Clinics such as Orthopaedic, Surgical, ENT, Paediatric, Obstetrics/Gynaecology, Neurosurgical, Internal Medicine and Oncology and Specialized services such as Dental Services, Optical Services, Physiotherapy and Nutrition services, Comprehensive Care Clinic.

Nanyuki Cottage Hospital – Town Clinic


In 2023, to offer more services to the wider community at even more affordable rates, the Town Clinic was opened. The Town Clinic offers the following services, General surgery, Family Medicine, Diabetes and Hypertension care, Dental, Ultrasound, Optical, Pharmacy, Laboratory, Clinical consultation such as ENT, Obstetrics Gynecology, Pediatrics, among others, Physiotherapy, Dialysis, CCC & VCT among others.