A new blood transfusion facility was opened at the Spanish Town Hospital in St Catherine on Tuesday by Minister of State in the Ministry of Health and Wellness, Juliet Cuthbert-Flynn.
According to Senior Medical Officer at Spanish Town Hospital, Dr. Jacqueline Wright-James, the facility will make it easier for residents of the parish to donate the life-saving fluid.
“We are here today to open up this new collection center (for Spanish Town Hospital to help the people of St Catherine to (be) better able to come and donate; make it more convenient for them. We all come together to make this happen and today is a very good and proud day for Spanish Town Hospital,” said Wright-James.
She said the facility was the effort of a collaboration involving Spanish Town Hospital, South East Regional Health Authority (SERHA), National Health Fund (NHF), and the National Blood Transfusion Service.
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