Hospital History

Longing Medical Centre was established on 28 January 1995 by Dr Omoniyi Blessing Fagbemi. It started in a rented 5 room flat storey building in Lawal street, Church Bus Stop, Jankara Ijaiye-Ojokoro, Lagos. 

It relocated to the purpose-built 2 storey building in Josepha Close, off Ogundeji Oguntona Street by Ajala bus-Stop, off Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway, Ijaiye-Ojokoro, Lagos on 11 November 2007.  An adjacent building extension was recently commissioned and became operational on 11 November 2020. With this commissioning, the hospital now operates on 6 floors.

From an initial staff strength of one (1) at inception, the hospital now have over 70 staff members. The Hospital is currently rated at level 4 in the Safecare’s quality Heath Facility Standards.


There is constant water and electricity supply through treated borehole within the premises and stand-by electricity generators. There is also a stand-by ambulance vehicle. The Centre currently has 23 wards (mostly en-suite) with about 41 beds of adult, infant and baby categories.

Ward categories are: 

Executive wards (including a Suite),

Private wards, 

Semi-Private wards, 

General wards.

There are out patient departments (with 8 consulting rooms, 2 emergency/treatment rooms, 2 injection rooms, 2 dispensing/pharmacy units and 2 out-patient theatres), maternity unit, neonatal care unit (with Baby Incubator and Phototherapy unit).

There is a well equipped Major Operating Theatre complex that handles both emergency and elective surgical cum Obstetrics and Gyneacological operative cases. There is an in-house well equipped Dental Clinic headed by a Dental surgeon. There is also an in-house Kitchen for catering services. The records and account systems are computerized.

The Hospital is currently using electronic medical record (EMR) for most of our outpatient’s and in-patient management