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Cardiology Unit at KPH Officially Opened

Nov 20, 2019  |  Kingston

Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton (left), Minister of Health and Wellness, cuts ribbon to officially opened the Cardiology Unit at the Kingston Public Hospital. Looking on are from (second left) Dr. Camille Christian, Head of the Cardiology Unit at KPH; Mr. Wilford Billy Heaven, CEO, CHASE Fund and Mrs. Kathleen Cooper Brown CEO, Kingston Public Hospital (KPH)/Victoria Jubilee Hospital at the official opening of the unit on Wednesday November 20, 2019.

The Kingston Public Hospital’s Cardiology Unit was officially opened on Wednesday, (November 20, 2019).  This upgraded unit will facilitate non-invasive cardiac services.

The establishment of the unit was made possible through $64 million in funding provided by the Culture, Health, Arts, Sports and Education (CHASE) Fund.

The facility is equipped with an echocardiogram with three reading stations, one portable echocardiogram, one Holter System with five monitors and electrocardiogram (ECG) extenders, one transoesophageal probe, five patient monitors, five infusion pumps, one defibrillator and one medical treadmill.

 

 

 

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