Secretary Paulyn Jean Rosell-Ubial and Dr. Julius Drilon cut the ribbon at the launching of the CLMMRH West Tower Operating Rooms and Critical Care Unit*
Department of Health Secretary Paulyn Jean Rosell-Ubial led the ground-breaking rites for the P563 million, 4-storey, East Tower Building and the launching of the West Tower Operating Rooms and Critical Care Unit of the Corazon LocsinMontelibano Memorial Regional Hospital, Saturday.
WithUbial in the ceremony were hospital personnel and staff led by its head Dr. Julius Drilon. East Tower sits on a 1.3 hectare area to complement the West Tower and provide 286 additional beds, making CLMMRH's total bed capacity 600 when completed.
“I'm very happy with all the developments at the Corazon Locsin, a far cry from the kind of hospital that I have seen when visiting way back in 2005 as Assistant Regional Director”,Ubial said, adding that it is a day of thanksgiving because change is here and is now happening.
DOH assures death
of ma to be probed
BY MAX N. MACAHILO
“We assure the family that the systems and guidelines are in place in the Department of Health”,
That was what Health Secretary Paulyn Jean Rosell-Ubial said Saturday when asked to comment on the ongoing investigation on the death of the a pregnant woman and her twins last January 17 at the emergency room of the Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Hospital in Bacolod City.
Ubial said they have already organized a fact-finding team from the DOH Integrity Management Committee. “They are composed of people from various offices of the DOH to oversee the procedure. That is why they are transparent and accountable”, she added.
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Remollo to close stores
selling modified mufflers
BY RENE GENOVE
Stores selling modified or defective mufflers may be shut down as part of the continuing crackdown against loud noise generated by motorcycles.
Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo has already requested Councilor Karissa Faye Tolentino to propose an amendment to the ordinance to impose fines, penalties and closure of stores purposely selling modified or defective mufflers.