The Governor-General, His Excellency, the Most Honourable Sir Patrick Allen and the Most Honorable Lady Allen brought Christmas cheer to patients at the Bustamante Hospital for Children (BHC), during their ninth annual official visit to the institution on Wednesday, December 06, 2017. They visited with patients in the orthopaedic and medical wards, as well as the Jamaica Children Heart Centre , which is located on the hospital grounds. They distributed toys, games and books to the children, as well as presented gifts to the hospital staff. The Governor-General, Sir Patrick Allen commended the staff for providing the best care to the children.
In the Learning and Activity centre, the children warmly welcomed the governor general and his wife with a poem and a song presentation. Sir Patrick Allen, also handed over 15 blood pressure machines to hospital. The blood pressures were donated by Grace Kennedy Limited, while a plasma television and two refrigerators were donated by Courts Jamaica Limited.