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    • Members of staff of the May Pen Hospital, in Clarendon, have been lauded for providing quality care to the residents of the parish, by Custos of Clarendon, Hon. William Shagoury.
    • Meanwhile, Member of Parliament for Central Clarendon, Mr. Mike Henry, said given the development projects that are to come in the parish, a well equipped hospital is needed.
    • Upgrading work at the hospital included expansion of the Accident and Emergency (A and E) Department, repair to the air conditioning unit, construction of a new casualty department, and repair to the operating theatre.

    Members of staff of the May Pen Hospital, in Clarendon, have been lauded for providing quality care to the residents of the parish, by Custos of Clarendon, Hon. William Shagoury, who was a patient at the institution recently.

    Mr. Shagoury, who was addressing a recent ceremony at the hospital to highlight expansion work costing over $70 million, said that he “really appreciates the care that member of staff of the May Pen Hospital have shown to me, to the people of May Pen, and Clarendon.”

    “I am happy that the Ministry of Health saw it fit to expand the facilities of this hospital. You have my heart, and thanks from the people of Clarendon,” the Custos told the staff, noting that they are giving valuable service to the people of Jamaica, with the type of care that they offer at the facility.

    Meanwhile, Member of Parliament for Central Clarendon, Mr. Mike Henry, said given the development projects that are to come in the parish, a well equipped hospital is needed.

    For his part, Mayor of May Pen, Councillor Scean Barnswell, said the improvement work at the hospital will provide more comfort to the patients who are seeking proper health care.

    In his remarks, Chairman of the Southern Regional Health Authority (SRHA), Michael Stewart, implored persons who visit health facilities, not to abuse staff, and to “take care of the facility.”

    “The expansion is to provide more comfort for staff and patients, so do not deface the facility,” he urged.

    Upgrading work at the hospital included expansion of the Accident and Emergency (A and E) Department, repair to the air conditioning unit, construction of a new casualty department, and repair to the operating theatre.

     

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