24-hr maternity services planned for East Coast hospital

-two years after barbershop delivery

Two years after a barber was forced to deliver a baby after no one at the nearby CC Nicholson Hospital could aid a woman in labour, the Ministry of Health has announced that the hospital would soon have around the clock maternity services.

“Plans are afoot to make the CC Nicholson Hospital a 24-hour delivery service subject to the availability of medical personnel,” was the response given by Minister of Health Dr. Bheri Ramsaran to a written question posed by APNU Parliamentarian Dr. Karen Cummings.

She had directed questions to Ramsaran on whether plans were afoot to make the hospital a 24-hour delivery service given that  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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