Cebu City execs eye brgys for more ambulances, concerned over waiting patient dying in one

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City is now on the hunt for more ambulances to serve individuals who need medical care as the recent death of a woman inside an ambulance while waiting outside the hospital has…

Mandaue’s 5 PTVs ready to bring elderly, asymptomatic patients to hospitals 

Mary Rose Sagarino 12/26/2020

OLANGO ISLAND, Lapu-Lapu City — With the five new Patient Transport Vehicles (PTVs) procured by the Mandaue City government, residents can expect faster medical response, patient transportation, and ambulance services. Lawyer John Eddu Ibañez, executive secretary of…

LTFRB-7 hearing with Vallacar Transit set on Nov. 3

Futch Anthony Inso 10/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines- The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFEB)-7 has already scheduled on November 3, 2020, the hearing with Vallacar Transit, operator of Ceres buses. LTFRB-7 Regional Director Eduardo Montealto Jr. said this after the…

CCPO wants to be part of meeting between LTFRB and management of ambulance and bus involved in crash

Alven Marie A. Timtim 10/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) requested to sit in  during the meeting of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board in Central Visayas (LTFRB-7) and the management of the ambulance and bus that were involved…

LTFRB-7 issues show cause order for bus liner involved in multiple crash incidents

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board in Central Visayas (LTFRB-7) has issued a show cause order for the bus liner that has been involved in a vehicular accident with an ambulance recently…

Cebu province to shoulder hospitalization, burial expenses of Boljoon accident victims

Irene R. Sino Cruz 07/19/2019

CEBU CITY — The Cebu provincial government will provide financial assistance to the victims of the Boljoon accident involving teachers and students. Calling the incident that claimed at least 9 lives a “tragedy, ” Governor Gwendolyn Garcia…

Ambulances to start roving Cebu City’s streets on July 15

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Starting Monday, July 15, Cebu City residents will see ambulances roaming around the city streets waiting to respond to any medical emergency. Councilor David Tumulak, the chairman of the committee on disaster risk…

Motorcycle rider injured after colliding with ambulance in Busay

Rosalie Abatayo 05/19/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—An ambulance from Pinamungajan town, midwest of Cebu,  figured in a road mishap in Barangay Busay in Cebu City while en route to bring a patient to the hospital past 5 p.m. on  Sunday, May…

CPPO Chief Abrugena: More checkpoints in San Fernando as poll day nears

Zena V. Magto 05/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police will be holding more checkpoints in San Fernando town in southern Cebu, which is also part of the security measures for the upcoming election, and the shooting attack of the town’s ambulance…

Police intensifies checkpoints following ambush of San Fernando ambulance

Zena V. Magto 05/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – While the police continue to investigate the motive behind the ambush of an ambulance owned by the municipality of San Fernando on May 6, police said that they will intensify the conduct of…

Bantayan execs to ask Comelec to exempt town’s ambulance boat fare subsidy from poll ban

Rosalie O. Abatayo 02/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The municipal government of Bantayan will be asking the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to exempt the boat fare financial subsidy for the town ambulance carrying patients to mainland Cebu from the ban on…

P4M aid to give indigent patients in Bantayan town free boat ride to mainland Cebu hospitals

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Sick indigent patients in Bantayan town in northern Cebu, who would need to be transported by ambulance from the district hospital to a provincial hospital on mainland Cebu, would not have to worry…

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