PATIENTS at the Wainibokasi and Nausori hospitals had a surprise visit from the President, Ratu Epeli Nailatikau, yesterday.
The president's surprise visit to the hospitals is part of the Head of State's Christmas and new year's visit. Ratu Epeli wished all patients at the hospital a speedy recovery during his short visit.
A Ministry of Information statement issued yesterday said staff nurses at the Nausori Hospital maternity unit welcomed the visit saying it was a pleasant surprise to see the president visiting them only a few days before Christmas.
The statement said Ratu Epeli would also visit corrections facilities, other special homes, the St Giles Hospital and the Suva Private Hospital this week.