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Minister of Health, Hon Rudyard Spencer, commended Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Cornwall Regional Hospital (CRH) in Montego Bay St. James, Everton Anderson, and his staff for their effective management of the health facility, during a tour on Friday (October 23).
Describing the CRH as ‘a well run institution’, the Minister said that, despite the economic downturn and other challenges, good health care standards have been maintained at the institution.
“I am proud of the way that this institution is being managed,” Mr. Spencer said.

Minister of Health, Hon Rudyard Spencer (left) speaking with members of the management and staff of the Cornwall Regional Hospital (CRH) in Montego Bay St. James during a tour of the hospital on Friday (October 23),.

He was addressing the management and staff of the hospital during a tour, which also involved Permanent Secretary in the Ministry, Dr. Jean Dixon, and a team of health professionals.
Mr. Spencer advised the Chairman of the Hospital Board, Noel Donaldson, and members, that he was thinking of placing the CEO at another level of operations.
“You better try and find a new CEO, because where men work so hard, I have more work for them to do elsewhere”, the Minister noted.
“To the hardworking and committed staff of Cornwall Regional Hospital, I am truly pleased with your work. I am pleased because, instead of complaining, you have been working tremendously hard with the little that you have,” Mr. Spencer said.

Minister of Health, Hon Rudyard Spencer (right) being briefed by Dr. Alec Constantinov on one of the new dialysis machines at the Cornwall Regional Hospital (CRH) in Montego Bay St. James, on Friday (October 23). The Minister and his team were on a tour of the institution.

Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Sheila Campbell-Forrester, also congratulated the management and staff of the hospital for effectively running the facility, and ensuring that high standards are maintained and quality health care delivered, consistently.
“We at the Ministry of Health appreciate all that is being done and the efforts made in this region, even in an economic crisis, to ensure that good health care is given at all time. I see some very creative things being done, and I really want to congratulate you all on that,” Dr. Campbell-Forrester said.

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