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Cornelius Kipkoech July 30, 2019


The ongoing renovation works of Kapsabet County Referral Hospital is almost complete.

The hospital has been renovated and installation of equipment complete in some of the facilities which are already in use owing to the high demand.

The County Executive Committee Member for Health and Sanitation Ruth Koech expressed joy that the renovation works currently being undertaken is on course and moving as scheduled. β€œI am excited to see this facility taking shape and continuing to meet our expectations as a Health sector,” she said.

β€œTo reduce congestion at the out-patient unit, we are establishing waiting bays at the Lab with a pay point, filter clinics with a nurse station and at the oncology department,” added Ruth.

In response to the increasing cancer burden in Nandi, patients seeking access to cancer testing and treatment and to clinicians in delivering these services, the county department has established an oncology department at the facility.

The CECM was speaking at Kapsabet County Referral Hospital when she led top health management officials on a tour of the facility to assess the operations of the hub, identify any possible gaps and devise means to address them.

The Doctor’s lounge at the facility being equipped. The lounge will be a place for physicians to regroup to congregate and consult.

Special clinic days at the Kapsabet County Referral Hospital has been set. On Mondays the clinic will be handling Medical cases, Tuesdays will be Surgical cases, Wednesdays has been dedicated for Gynaecological cases whereas Thursday for Paediatric cases.

Within the next week, construction of a waiting bay for persons visiting the wards will commence.

Parking area at the MCH is now complete allowing staff to park their vehicles within the facility.

The construction of the rear entrance gate at the MCH is almost complete. This will be the main entrance gate to the facility whereas the current main gate will be used for emergency cases only.

Present during the visit were the Chief Officer for Medical Services Dr. Paul Lagat, Director Lands Environment and Natural Resources Chief Officer Dr. Solomon Mang’ira, Governor’s Delivery Unit Julius Koech, Director of Health Administration, Operations, Finance, Planning and Operations Dr. Philemon Bureti, Medical Superintendent Dr. Daniel Kemboi and the hospital Public Relations Officer Daniel Serem.

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