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Therapeutic Care Unit opened at the National Radiotherapy Centre
Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Cancer Care in Trinidad and Tobago got an additional boost as the North West Regional Health Authority (NWRHA) formally opened the Therapeutic Care Unit 1 at the National Radiotherapy Centre (NRC) in St. James on 24th June, 2009.  The project was completed in 1 year and 4 months at a cost of approximately $1.5 million. 

Services include:

  • Therapeutic Services
  • Chemotherapy
  • Examination and Diagnosis
  • Caters for 24 patients

Features include:

  • Fully air-conditioned
  • Nurses' Station
  • Waiting area
  • Central common Area for use as TV, Dining and Lounge Area
  • 24 Beds
  • Patient buzzer system
  • Built-in lockers
  • 2 Doctors' Consultation Rooms
  • Separate Female and Male patients toilets and showers wth wheelchair accces

The Therapeutic Care Unit 1 at the National Radiotherapy Centre (St. James)

 

NWRHA CEO Agatha Carrington

 Medical Director of the St. James Medical Complex, Dr. Peter Bovell

 Cancer survivor and former patient of the NRC, Yolanda Gooding

 

 Hospital Administrator, Mr. Michael Russel

 NWRHA Chairman, Mr. Bryan Sealy

 Minister of Health, Senator the Honourable Jerry Narace

 Nursing Adminitrator at the St. James Medical Complex, Mr. Ramdass Darsoo

Cutting the ribbon at the Reception area of the Therapeutic Care Unit 1

 Medical Director Dr. Peter Bovell shows the new facilities to Minister of Health Jerry Narace, NWRHA Chairman Bryan Sealy and NWRHA CEO Agatha Carrington

Taking a five in the waiting area: L-R Hospital Administrator Michael Russel, NWRHA CEO Agatha Carrington, Minister of Health Jerry Narace, NWRHA Chairman Bryan Sealy

Touring the "Common Area"

 

 The Therapeutic Care Unit 1 has 24 beds

 

 Reception Area

 

 

 

 New CT Equipment

 

 

 

Dr. Peter Bovel gives an overview of the CT controls to NWRHA CEO Agatha Carrington

 



 





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