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Guardian Group Gives US$9000 in Equipment to KPH

Jan 30, 2020  |  Kingston

Dr. Linberg Simpson, Chairman, Department of Surgery, KPH demonstrates the use of the surgical equipment to Mr. Gladston Lewars (second left), Chairman of the Guardian Group Foundation. Looking on are from (L-R) Dr. Natalie Whylie, Senior Medical Officer, Kingston Public Hospital and Mrs. Claudette. Ashman, Corporate Secretary, Guardian Group Foundation

The Guardian Group Foundation handed over surgical equipment to the Kingston Public Hospital (KPH) on January 30, 2020. The Thompson Self-Retaining Surgical Retractor is valued at over US$9,000.00. Dr.Lindberg Simpson, Chairman, Department of Surgery, KPH said that the equipment will be used in open abdominal surgery, particularly by general surgery and urology department. The funds used to purchase the equipment were raised from the 2019 Guardian Group Keep It Alive 5K” Night Runs.


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