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Pangasinan hires 185 new hospital personnel

Governor Ramon V. Guico III approved the hiring of 185 healthcare providers to ensure the effective and efficient delivery of quality health services in 14 government-run hospitals in the province.

The aforementioned healthcare providers include 44 doctors, 99 nurses, 10 pharmacists, six midwives, five radiology technicians, 19 medical technologists, and two dieticians.

Governor Guico III is optimistic that this will alleviate the growing anxiety brought by the long queueing of patients in the outpatient department (OPD) and emergency room (ER).

The mass hiring was conducted by the provincial government and supervised by Provincial Administrator Melicio Patague II, Legal Officer Baby Ruth Torre, Provincial Accountant Marlon Operana, the Provincial Hospital Management System Office (PHMSO), the Provincial Health Office, and the Provincial Human Resource Management and Development Office (PHRMDO).

Prior to this, a dialogue was conducted between PA Patague II, the Chiefs of Hospital, and employees.

The Guico administration and the Sangguniang Panlalawigan, headed by VG Lambino, have placed health among their priority programs and have likewise set their focus on other areas of concern.

Alongside the manpower development, the provincial government has also prioritized the purchase of state-of-the-art equipment to support its aim to provide higher-quality healthcare for over three million Pangasinenses.

The realization of a P200 million state-of-the-art hospital, which is a component of the township project of the provincial government, is likewise expected to rise soon in Umingan town.

(Chona C. Bugayong, with reports from Rich Majin and PIMRO)

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