Mission Statement:  

To Promote and Administer World Class Primary Health Care Services to Presiding Officers, Members &  Officers of Parliament as well as Official visitors.


To Strengthen the Health Delivery Support Systems for the Parliament of Zimbabwe.



Provision of quality primary health care services timeously to Presiding Officers, Members & Officers of Parliament.

Consultation and treatment

Screening of minor ailments


Health education

Wellness programmes

Facilitate  provision of health requirements for local, regional and international delegates on Parliamentary business

Monitoring and reviewing patients with chronic ailments

Refer patients for specialist  management

Hospital / home visits

Covering Parliamentary workshops ,seminars,  public hearings, fact finding missions and conferences

Liase with administration for safer working environment.


Historical Background

The department was opened  in December 1984 at the intiative of the then Speaker  of Parliament, Hon D N.E.Mutasa in response to an incident whereby a Member of Parliament collapsed during Parliamentary sitting .The official opening was done in July1985.It was convenient for Members as they no longer had to miss Parliament  business seeking medical attention for minor ailments elsewhere.


       Reporting Structure

The Health Services Department is headed by the Director Health Services who reports to the Chief Director Human Resources and Administration. 

There are two  Principal Nursing Officers who reports to the Director Health Services. The department has two part time covering Doctors.


The department is located on the ground floor Rooms 61 A and 65 adjacent to the National Assembly and Senate

Operating Hours

0800hrs to 1630hrs when Parliament is not sitting

When Parliament is sitting the department remains open until adjournment of both houses.



The following registrations are renewed annually

Health Professions Authority of Zimbabwe

Nurses Council

Medicines Control Authority of Zimbabwe