In 2015 and 2016, only 8.4 percent of pregnant women accessed the public health system for prenatal care during the third trimester of their pregnancy, which Health Minister Dr. Christopher Tufton said is a major challenge.
Described as an investment in creating transformational leaders, the Southern Regional Health Authority (SRHA) has been staging a series of Leadership Training in an effort to boost the competencies of its supervisory and managerial staff.
Retired nurse now living overseas, Ms. Tatleen Vassell had several options for a beneficiary of 5.0627 hectares of land in St. Elizabeth valued at $8.6 million, however; for her, this gift should serve the entire community, and so, she made the donation to the Black River Hospital (BRH).
The Percy Junor Hospital in Manchester is now able to boost its intake of blood and blood donations, through the benevolence of one corporate entity, which Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Hon. Audley Shaw said is needed to support Jamaica's development.
At a recent Awards Ceremony for the drivers and maintenance personnel of the Southern Regional Health Authority (SRHA), the important role that these personnel play in safeguarding the most valuable fixed assets of the Health Ministry was highlighted and lauded.
The Southern Regional Health Authority (SRHA) in partnership with the Heart Trust/NTA has trained 14 staff members in Electro-Mechanic Engineering Maintenance, in an effort to improve and strengthen the technical capacity of its Operations and Maintenance team, to perform at international standards.
Customer service is essential to effective service delivery and the Southern Regional Health Authority (SRHA) has been working assiduosly to improve and to implement systems to improve standards of customer service delivery.
In 2011, a customer service hotline was launched in an effort to improve client relations and enhance service delivery at health facilities within the region. Through this hotline, clients will be able to register complaints or compliments regarding service received.
To enable the health and well-being of residents in Clarendon, Manchester and St. Elizabeth by providing access to quality healthcare through a suitable and responsive healthcare delivery system that is family centered, customer focused and stakeholder driven.
Healthy people in healthy familes, in a clean and safe environment