THE extended opening hours of Kukum Clinic is progressing well as patients continue to seek medical service during the night.
Since its inception, clinical nurse in charge of the late shift Mr Micheal Kafaniro said patients have turned up.
“For a start, patients from surrounding areas have came forward and still it’s progressing.
“I believe others are yet to understand and to be informed about the extended hours, but so far we have received patients as far as GPOLL,” he said.
Kafaniro said there hasn’t been much pressure on the workload but if there is a high demand, then a request will be submitted to HCC for consideration.
Following a brief visit by the
Deputy Mayor and Chairman for Health Mr Charles Aiwosuga was impressed by what he saw during a recent brief visit.
“I’m pleased to see how things have turned out and this will really be beneficial to everyone requiring medical services after hours.
“Even though many have yet to be aware about the services, for a start it is progressing and I believe in a few weeks time, people will be fully aware about the opening hours,” he added.
He thanked all clinical staffs for their service in providing a better health to the City.
Aiwosuga further urged the public to continue to respect the clinic and staffs during the late hours.