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Spanish group opens $ multi-billion hospital in MoBay

Published:Thursday | October 8, 2015 | 10:07 PM
Health Minister Dr Fenton Ferguson (3rd r) and Tourism Minister, Dr Wykeham McNeill (3rd l) join officials of the Spanish-owned Hospiten for the ribbon cutting to mark the official opening of Hospiten Montego Bay.

The Spanish-owned group Hospiten this afternoon opened a $2.3-billion state-of-the art medical facility in Montego Bay, St James.

The facility — Hospiten Montego Bay — located in Cinnamon Hill, Rose Hall, St James is a private hospital with an intensive care unit.

Hospiten's president, Dr Pedro Luis Cobiella, has thanked the government and his team for making the project possible.

The medical facility comprises 22 in-patient beds, seven emergency boxes, two operating rooms, a delivery room and eight outpatient rooms. 

"Tourism and Hospiten have walked hand in hand for many years," Cobiella said. "As Jamaica grows as a quality tourist destination, Hospiten will work towards covering the healthcare needs of this beautiful island.