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No injuries, three departments suspended

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Update: 5:31PM NO PATIENT or staff was injured and no medical treatment adversely affected in this mornings fire at the Lautoka Hospital.

However, according to a statement this hour from the Ministry of Health and Medical Services, services to the following departments are temporarily suspended;

  • General Outpatient Department (GOPD)
  • Special Outpatient Department (SOPD)
  • X-ray Department

"Members of the public are requested to avoid visiting Lautoka Hospital for non-emergency cases and to use other local health clinics wherever possible," the ministry statement said.

"Lautoka Hospital staff will give priority to emergency cases and, as a result, patients whose condition is assessed as being less urgent may experience delays."

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