Sun | Aug 20, 2017

Gov't gets public-private partnership proposal to build health sector accomodation

Published:Sunday | June 18, 2017 | 6:00 PM
Health Minister, Dr Christopher Tufton (right) listens to Senior Registered Nurse Venese Henry-Williams (left), who specializes in neonatal care, during a tour of the Princess Margaret Hospital in Morant Bay, St Thomas on Friday. Listening in at (centre) is Member of Parliament for East St Thomas, Dr Fenton Ferguson.

Government is to examine a private/public partnership proposal to construct accommodations for healthcare professionals.

Health Minister, Dr Christopher Tufton told JIS News that such an arrangement will require an injection of funds from an investor to develop the housing facilities.

He was speaking ahead of a tour at the Princess Margaret Hospital in Morant Bay, St Thomas, on Friday.

He said the hospital was among facilities that could benefit from the accommodations.