Sunday, January 21, 2018

Sunday surgeries reducing backlog*

Deyalsingh praises Mt Hope staff:

NEW INITIATIVE: Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh, second from left, greets Donald Mohammed, one of the recipients of the NCRHA’s Surgical Sundays initiative, during yesterday’s press conference at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex. From left are Dr Deryk Chen, head of ICU, and patients Roopchand Rampersad, Harry Lal Singh and Natalie Dyette. —Photo: CURTIS CHASE

THE Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex (EWMSC), better known as Mt Hope, has been transformed into a centre of excellence as staff have devoted their time to performing surgeries on Sundays and improving the delivery of health care, says Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh. The minister was speaking yesterday at a news conference to introduce the North Central Regional Health Authority’s (NCRHA) Surgical Sundays initiative, at Amphitheatre C of the EWMSC.

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