Kilu'ufi Hospital

Photos courtesy Rachael Quinn

Last updated 19.03.2008

Kilu'ufi Hospital is the second largest hospital in Solomon Islands and located near Auki, the capital of Malaita Province. Number of beds in 2005: 150.

National Psychiatric Unit:
Number of beds in 2007: 24 (14 male, 10 female)
The National Referral Hospital in Honiara has an acute care unit of 4 beds.
There are psychiatric outpatient facilities in Auki and Honiara.
Psychiatric staff in Solomon Islands in 2007: one psychiatrist and 10 psychiatric nurses.


Kilu'ufi Hospital Hospital sign Psychiatric Unit
Kilu'ufi Hospital National Psychiatric Unit
Photos R. Quinn, 2007

A student wrote in 2007: Despite the horror stories I heard about the National Psychiatric Unit in Honiara, this is actually a very well run facility where staff have very modern attitudes to the patients and their conditions, they were extremely welcoming and allowed me to join ward rounds and interview patients.

BH Transit Auki town Langa Langa lagoon
BH Transit Auki town Langa Langa lagoon
Photos R. Quinn, 2007

A student wrote in 2007: BH Transit accommodation (or Ethel's place) is where I stayed and I would strongly recommend it, the family who own it are wonderful kind people and went out of their way to make me feel welcome. It does have some issues with water supply but a tank was being built during my stay so this should not be a problem in the future.