A three-year contract was signed in the amount of $1.164 billion between the South East Regional Health Authority (SERHA) and the service provider, Patsy Lyn Caterers Limited on August 10, 2020 at the National Chest Hospital. Under the contract, three meals will be provided daily for doctors (Interns) and patients at the Kingston Public Hospital and Victoria Jubilee Hospitals.
Also at the ceremony, another contract valued at approximately $69.3 million for the procurement and installation of a neurosurgical microscope at the KPH was signed between SERHA and supplier, Industrial and Technical Supplies Limited.
The microscope is especially adapted for surgeries involving the brain, spinal cord and spine.
Board Chairman, SERHA, Mr. Wentworth Charles, said these considerable investments are a testament to the Government’s commitment to providing high-quality services in the public health system.