Hospital undergoes renovations

2016-03-03 06:00

SOME sections of the Port Shepstone Regional will remain closed due to the renovations which began this month.

Hospital spokesperson Phumza Morai said there will a total closure of certain departments and relocation of patients to other areas. Renovations are expected to be complete by October.

“The renovations include tiling, painting, plumbing drainage, roof, leakages, electrical components and other building aspects,” said Morai.

She said two theatres, for a period of four months, patient administration, OPD, pharmacy, casualty, ICU, CCU, J Ward, the security office, eye clinic and MOPD will be affected.

“With regards to the theatre, only two will be closed, the other two will remain functional,” she said.

Certain clinical procedures will have to be postponed or patients will be referred to other hospitals for treatment.

“Patients, relatives, health-care workers and the public are requested to exercise patience and understanding during this period,” she said. - Supplied.

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