Uganda Coat of Arms

Butabika National Referral Mental Hospital

Mental Health is an Integral and Essential Component of Health

+256 414-504-376 (Director's Office 8AM-5PM)

+256 414 504 376 (General Customercare 8AM-5PM)

+256 778 134 721 (Private 24/7)

+256 414 671 019 (Evening/Night Shift)

Uganda Coat of Arms

Butabika National Referral Mental Hospital

Mental Health is an Integral and Essential Component of Health

Plot 2, Butabika Road

P.O. Box 7017, Kampala

Make a Direct Call

+256 414-504-375 (Direct)

+256-414-504-338 (General)

Medical Services That You Can Trust

Every patient receives a specialized and patient-specific rehabilitation plan.
Our expert team uses state-of-the-art equipment & highly-effective
evidence based procedures.

Exceptional people.
Exceptional care.

Every patient receives a specialized and patient-specific rehabilitation plan.
Our expert team uses state-of-the-art equipment & highly-effective
evidence based procedures.

Emergency Contacts

We're open 24/7/365 because Doctor’s emergencies don't wait.

Call Now (Direct Line)

+256 414 504 375

Our Departments

Clinical Department

Through multidisciplinary approach to healthcare, Butabika Hospital provide access to a wide variety of medical specialties for a full range of clinical services, as well as primary care. The unique approach brings together the work of physicians, nurses and other care providers across the hospital to ensure that patients receive comprehensive and personalized care.

This Department is composed of 5 units including;

  • Mental Health
  • Psychiatric Social Work Services
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Psychology Unit
  • Private Services

Nursing Department

Key Functions/Objectives

  • To Provide Super Specialized, Curative and Rehabilitative Mental Health Services in the Country
  • To Undertake and Support Mental Health Related Research.
  • To Carry Out and Support Training in the Mental Health.
  • To Provide Outreach and Mental Health Support Supervision to Kampala District and Regional Referral Hospitals.
  • To Provide General Health Outpatient Services to the Neighbouring Population.
  • To Provide Advice to Government on Mental Health-Related Policies
  • To Advocate For Mental Health in the Country.


  • Carrying Out Operational Research
  • Technical Support Supervision To Regional Mental Health Units
  • International Nurses’ Day Celebrations & Scientific Conference
  • Attending ECSACON Conference
  • Continuing Nursing Education Sessions
  • Study Visits Of 4 Nurses Abroad
  • Professional Training For Nurses
  • Study Visit Out Of Hospital Within Uganda
  • Monthly Meetings For Various Nursing Cadres
  • Teaching, Mentoring and Coaching.

Support Services Department

Core Function

  • To facilitate the Technical Departments, in their operations by ensuring the availability of support facilities so that they can deliver quality services.

The Department comprises the following units namely:

  • ICT
  • Stores
  • Finance
  • Security
  • Catering
  • Mortuary
  • Transport
  • Maintenance
  • Laundry unit
  • Administration
  • Human Resource
  • Office management
  • Procurement & Disposal

Medical Services That
You Can Trust

Health Care

In different ages your healthcare needs change too, you can still benefit from many screening tests and we are here to help you.

Lab Test Reports

Laboratory tests are among the most important in modern medicine. Healthcare decisions are derived from clinical laboratory tests.

Emergency Unit

We provides 24-hour emergency care for adults and children at our emergency unit with a team of experts who are trained for emergency care.

Out Patient Service

Our outpatient services is the smooth patient flow from registration, examination, payment of prescribed medications, along with computer system.

Qualified Doctors

Our doctors know problems inside and out, they studied it, fought it and beat it, thousands of people count on us to help them.

Visiting Hours

Visitors are welcome during 4pm - 8pm - but please note that we have a compulsory rest period for all patients who have had major surgery

Photo Gallery

The mental health services provided for patients at Butabika Hospital include general mental health care services and super specialized services in the areas of Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Psycho-trauma, and Child and Adolescent mental health care.

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Your personal case manager will ensure that you receive the best possible care.

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