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South East Regional Health Authority

Contract Signed to Provide Dietary Services for KPH and VJH

Aug 10, 2020  |  Kingston

Mr. Wentworth Charles (left), Board Chairman, SERHA signs a contract for the provision of dietary services for the Kingston Public and Victoria Jubilee Hospitals, on August 10 at the National Chest Hospital. Sharing in the moment are from left: Mr. Neville Lyn, Managing Director, Patsy Lyn Caterers Limited; Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton, Minister of Health and Wellness and Ms. Maureen Golding, Regional Director, SERHA.

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.



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