The Legazpi City Hospital or (LCH) here can before long serve more patients once its development is finished.
City hall leader Noel E. Rosal on Wednesday coordinated the City Engineering Office (CEO) to assist the development of the office’s third level to oblige more patients and decongest the Bicol Regional Training and Teaching Hospital (BRTTH).
He said in a meeting the development of the emergency clinic would help more patients particularly the individuals who are needy and need to go through a medical procedure for their ailment.
Rosal said LCH forces low rates, adding that all Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) individuals under the Universal Health Care (UHC) are liberated from clinical charges.
In the mean time, City Engineer Clemente Ibo said the development of the LCH’s third level is very nearly 50% complete and is relied upon to be done by January one year from now.
“The common works of the task incorporate the development of 23 to 25 rooms that can oblige 60 extra beds including the establishment of the lift, three working rooms, and semi-private room,” Ibo said.
Rosal likewise said the new ultrasound machine was as of late introduced at the medical clinic to help patients who might require the analytic strategy.
“Para ho ito sa atin lahat lalo na sa mga mahihirap. Libre po ito sa mga may PhilHealth under the Universal Health Care program of the goverment (This is for all, especially for the indigents, free for all with PhilHealth inclusion under the Universal Health Care program of the public authority). Be careful,” he added.
The city hall leader said the lab, working and work rooms, X-beam area, emergency unit, and recuperation rooms just as the dental facility and drug store, are completely situated ground floor of LCH while male & female wards, pediatric rooms and the workplaces of specialists and other clinical faculty are on the subsequent floor.
The LCH is situated in Barangay Bitano and worked at the expense of PHP120 million on a 3,000-square meter part claimed by the regional government. It opened in 2018 following a three-year development.