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Professor Merchant Donates Chairs To Lautoka Hospital

Professor Merchant highlighted that they plan to all they can to bolster and express appreciation to all those who provide care in these times.
21 Nov 2020 15:31
Professor Merchant Donates Chairs To Lautoka Hospital

The Dean of Umanand Prasad School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Professor Fred Merchant, on behalf of the University staff and students, purchased and presented 6 new hi-impact office chairs and a Breville 6 liter coffee maker to the Accident and Emergency (A&E) Department at the Lautoka Hospital on Friday, November 13, 2020.

The chairs cost in excess of $1000 and will replace worn out and discarded staff chairs in the Department.

“These ergonomically designed chairs, while offering a bit of comfort for the staff of this high-stress department, will go a long way in relieving some of the leg-weary extended work hours of the all of the dedicated hardworking A&E Doctors, Nurses and Medical Assistants especially during these difficult and stressful COVID-19 times,” said Professor Merchant.

Professor Merchant highlighted that they plan to all they can to bolster and express appreciation to all those who provide care in these times.

Professor Merchant on behalf of UPSM&HS has previously donated portable x-ray view boxes to the A&E department, Female Medical Ward, and Male Medical Ward at Lautoka Hospital.

 

 

 



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