That number is expected to increase to 70 by September inclusive of 16 nurses, five doctors, three pharmacists and two lab technicians.
The much anticipated, and much delayed, mini-hospital was finally, officially opened at a grand ceremony as Prime Minister Perry Christie, along with long-time Abaco nurse Barbara Reckley, cut the ribbons tied around the main entrance of the new Marsh Harbour Healthcare Centre.
The Deputy Prime Minister, Philip ‘Brave’ Davis inspected the Central Abaco Mini- Hospital as the final work is being completed for the anticipated opening on April 19.
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North Abaco Member of Parliament, Renardo Curry, said that the long anticipated Mini-Hospital may be opening its doors as early as June and that the facility would open in phases as they hire staff and bring services online.
Work was being carried out on the Marsh Harbour Government Clinic early in April. The work focused on repairing the leaky roof.
Progress at the mini-hospital in Central Abaco has resumed once again with landscaping underway and some final work being completed in preparation for equipment to be installed.
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