MEDIA RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Electrical infrastructure upgrade works at SFGH

 

San Fernando, 1st May, 2019: The South-West Regional Health Authority would like to provide an update on the electrical works taking place at the San Fernando General Hospital.

Electrical infrastructure upgrade to improve the electrical supply throughout the main building is scheduled to commence on 2nd May, 2019 and is expected to be completed by 6th May, 2019. After the works are completed there will be a redistribution in the current loads thus leading to stabilisation the main circuit breaker.

The following areas in the Main Building that will be affected are the Theatres which include: Ophthalmology, Urology and Obstetrics, and all other non-clinical areas within the building. Emergency surgeries from these closed theatres will be conducted at the Main Operating Theatre at the SFGH Extension Wing.

The South-West Regional Health Authority takes this opportunity to assure the staff and the public that the upgrade works will continue and apologize for any inconvenience caused.

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