Rama’s order: Fast track CCMC’s occupancy permit

Dyrecka Letigio 09/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Acting Mayor Michael Rama has ordered the fast-tracking of the Cebu City Medical Center’s (CCMC) occupancy permit. The hospital’s new building has been operating for six months for the first floor…

Cebu City Council urged to probe CCMC’s lack of occupancy permit

Dyrecka Letigio 09/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebuano businessman, radio commentator, and staunch critic of the Cebu City administration Arturo Barrit is urging the Cebu City Council to conduct an inquiry over the Cebu City Medical Center’s (CCMC) lack of occupancy…

Is CCMC operating without occupancy permit?

Dyrecka Letigio 09/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The new building of the Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC) recently opened its second and third floors to in-patients on September 18, 2021, after years of construction. The CCMC Administration said they have…

CCMC 2nd, 3rd floors officially open to patients

Dyrecka Letigio 09/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC) has officially opened the second and third floors of its new buildings to patients. CCMC Administrator, Yvonne Cania, said that they have reached the target date for…

CCMC’s first 3 floors to finally accept in-patients starting tomorrow

Dyrecka Letigio 09/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A month after the second and third floors of the new Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC) building have been inaugurated, patients will finally occupy the empty wards. CCMC Administrator, Yvonne Feliciano, confirmed to…

Cebu City Council passes telemedicine ordinance

Dyrecka Letigio 09/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City has passed an ordinance that would provide telemedicine, or virtual medical consultation, services to residents. In the ordinance authored by Councilor Alvin Dizon, a system of telemedicine services will be established…

CCMC second and third floors to accommodate patients on Sept. 18

Dyrecka Letigio 08/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC) has opened the second and third floors of their new building in a ceremonious soft opening on August 19, 2021. Cebu City acting Mayor Michael Rama said…

Rama sets aside termination order for CCMC contractor

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu City Acting Mayor Michael Rama has set aside his plans to terminate the contractor of the Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC). Rama, in a recent press conference, said he has granted the request of…

Upper floors of CCMC still not operational 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—More work needs to be done in the higher floors of the Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC) which remained under construction as of Monday, August 9, 2021. Hospital Administrator Yvonne Cania, in an interview with…

Increase basic pay for nurses, Cebu City Council appeal to private hospitals

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council has appealed to private hospitals to increase the basic pay for nurses. The council members including Eugenio Gabuya, Jr., Eduardo Rama, Jr., and Alvin Dizon have raised concerns about…

Rama wants CCMC upper floors operational by Aug. 9 

Dyrecka Letigio 08/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Acting Cebu City  Mayor Michael Rama has instructed the contractors of the Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC) to complete the second and third floors of the new building by August 9, 2021.  This Rama announced…

CCQC now serves as hospital expansion to CCMC

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/03/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Quarantine Center (CCQC) is now a hospital extension for the Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC). Yvonne Feliciano, the CCMC Administrator, said they have long been using the CCQC as an…

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