Memories and musings from a hospital bed

Kenyatta National Hospital. PHOTO| FILE| NATION MEDIA GROUP

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  • ‘Is this a hospital or a hotel?’ my seven-year-old son Andreas asked as he entered the room, where I was being treated for the first time at Nairobi Hospital.

Last week, there was a similar but unspoken reaction by our young intern, Mercy, when she came to bring me some papers to sign. I could see her eyeing the TV on the wall, the fridge, the wardrobe, and all the switches, swivel light, oxygen access point, among others.

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