The School of Nursing Sciences is one of the Schools of the College of Health Sciences. It was initially a department in the faculty of Medicine for close to 38 years under the Chairmanship of Mrs. Margaret Muiva and the late Dr. Joyce Musandu. The Department offered Diploma in Advance Nursing before being fully established as a School in January 2006 to offer training of nurses both at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
After its establishment as a School in 2006, Dr. Joyce Musandu became the first Director upto 2009 when she passed on. Mrs Theresa Odero was appointed as acting Director for one year and in June 2010, Prof. Grace Omoni was appointed the Director of the School in 2010. Her term ended in 2016 following the appointment of Wagoro Miriam Carole who took over as the acting Director of the School.
The administrative unit of the School of Nursing Sciences is the Directors’ office headed by Director Dr. Grace M.Omoni. Functionally, the School has four Thematic Areas namely: Medical/ Surgical Nursing, Obstetrics /Midwifery and Gynaecological Nursing, Community Health Nursing and Nursing Education & Administration.