Parika, Leguan to benefit from X-ray facilities

The Leguan Cottage Hospital and Parika Health Centre are expected to have fully functional x-ray departments by the end of the year, GINA said on Monday.

Public Health Minister Dr George Norton recently visited the two facilities to observe the progress of the works done. GINA said that the Parika Health Centre’s facility is 95 percent completed but much more work has to be done at the Leguan Cottage Hospital.

At Parika, GINA said that the installation of lead glass, a hatch and air condition units are all that remain to be done. However, sourcing the glass is expected to take roughly two months. The x-ray service will become available shortly after installation of other parts once they are ….