Forty-two (42) nurses from the Republic of Cuba officially joined the cadre of healthcare workers at the Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) on Monday 24th January,2022. The nurses who have been on boarded to assist in the delivery of hospital services and patient care in the face of the impact of the 4th wave of COVID-19 infections on health professionals in the public health system, were received at the hospital’s historic
Legacy Entrance. They were met by the Minister of Health & Wellness, the Honourable Dr. Michael Darville along with other officials including PHA Deputy Managing Director Lyrone Burrows, PMH Hospital Administrator Mary Lightbourne-Walker, Principal Nursing Officer (PNO) Charlene Davis, along with other PMH Executives and Nurse Managers.
Dr. Lorenzo Sanchez, the Cuban Health Professions Liaison Officer between Cuba and the Government of The Bahamas was also on hand for the nurses’ arrival at PMH. The nurses who began a tenure of three (3) months in the first instance, are deployed to the PMH Emergency Department, the Surgical Department, and to the hospital’s Medical Wards.
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