Two hospitals slated for Bogo, Carcar cities

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/15/2018

ABOUT P230 million will be spent by the national government for a three-storey, 200-bed hospital in Bogo City, northern Cebu. Provincial Health Office (PHO) chief Dr. Rene Catan said the Senate allocated P200 million while the Department…

Sto. Niño visits hospitals, jails in Cebu City

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 12/17/2017

CLAD in a pink Filipiniana dress, 46-year-old Grace Quitalig danced her heart out to the beat of the Sinulog as they welcomed the arrival of the image of Sr. Sto. Niño at the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical…

Sto. Niño image to visit jails and hospitals in Cebu City

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 12/10/2017

THE image of Sto. Niño will be making the rounds in jails and hospitals before the start of the novena masses next month. According to Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak, he made the request to officials of…

One-stop Malasakit Centers to open in gov’t hospitals in CV

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 11/10/2017

THE Office of the Presidential Assistant for the Visayas (Opav) and four government agencies have signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) for the implementation of the Malasakit Center, which aims to help residents secure government help for…

Local execs, militants welcome strengthened anti-deposit law

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 08/06/2017

RICHARD (not his real name) was rushed to a private hospital in Cebu City in 2013 after he fell down the stairs in a rented house in the city’s Barangay Capitol Site. He needed to be admitted…

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Michelle Joy L. Padayhag, Victor Anthony Silva 08/05/2017

President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law the bill increasing penalties for hospitals and medical clinics that will demand deposit as a condition before providing medical treatment or admitting patients in emergency or serious medical conditions. Duterte…

DOH puts hospitals in Region 7 on Code White alert

Fe Marie Dumaboc 03/24/2017

MEDICAL staff in all hospitals in Region 7 will be put on Code White alert, which will require doctors and nurses to be ready for any emergencies starting March 28 until April 25. This is part of…

Second int’l airport, upgraded hospitals top Capitol agenda

Izobelle T. Pulgo 03/12/2017

AN alternative international airport, upgraded hospitals and an additional 2,000 classrooms are some of the key projects proposed for inclusion in the provincial government’s Executive-Legislative Agenda this year. Florentino Nimor Jr., acting Provincial Planning and Development Office…

Hospital, police officials work out pact on medico-legal cases

06/10/2016

STAKEHOLDERS in th health industry and the police convened to discuss policies on police and hospital relations in medico-legal cases. Supt. Henry Binas said the dialogue will help police gain easy access to hospitals. An agreement is…

Theft suspect nabbed

Apple Ta-as 10/15/2015

A 35-YEAR-OLD man suspected to be involved in various hospital thefts in Cebu City was arrested after he tried to encash a stolen check. Albert Tumagna, a native of Dipolog City who now resides in Alaska Mambaling,…

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