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THE South East Regional Health Authority (SERHA) said yesterday that it is working to resolve issues affecting some diagnostic services at the Kingston Public Hospital (KPH).
SERHA, in responding to complaints, said the Computerised Tomography (CT) Scanner and Fluoroscopic Unit are out of service, but the authority's chairman Lyttleton Shirley said steps are being taken to repair the two machines in 'short order'.
"We are currently making the final arrangements to purchase replacements parts for the CT Scanner and Fluoroscopic Unit and have them installed by an overseas supplier. The region will be spending over US$30,000 to get the equipment up and running," Shirley explained. "In the interim, we have been outsourcing CT and fluoroscopic services until the machines are repaired," he said.
A CT Scanner is used to capture the structure of internal organs of human body, while the Fluoroscopic Unit is used to gain structural and functional information about the body.
"We are urging the public to bear with us as we work assiduously to ensure that these machines are repaired and put back into operation as soon as possible," said Shirley. "We would also like to apologise for any delays patients may experience while accessing these particular services."
Additionally, Shirley said SERHA will be purchasing a new X-Ray machine for the hospital to replace an existing one which has outlived its years of use. "This particular machine is aged and we are no longer able to source replacement parts and so there are plans to replace this machine within this budget year," he said.
SHIRLEY… we are urging the public to bear with us
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