Holguin Opens New Center for Relatives of Seriously Ill Patients

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A new Information and Care Center for family members of patients in serious condition was opened at the Vladimir Ilyich Lenin hospital of Holguin, as part of the ongoing investment program in the healthcare institution to improve services to the population.
 
The Care Center has a new Information Bureau, two consultations for interviews with specialists of the Intensive and Intermediate Therapy Rooms, Coronary Care, Burned Care and Department of Attention to the Population.
 
 
Its main hall has 24 reclining and 60 normal chairs, televisions, telephones, sanitary bathrooms with showers for men and women; cafeteria of light foods, espresso coffee and a small restaurant, which will offer breakfast, lunch and dinner according to customer orders at affordable prices.
 
Ernesto Santiesteban Velázquez, first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba in the province, after leaving inaugurated the work, whose construction, assembly and setting exceeded 551, 000 Cuban pesos, explained that the opening of this comfortable area should be complemented with quality in services to the relatives of hospitalized patients, who usually stay there for long periods.
 
 
At the same time, he sought the support of everyone in the necessary care of the resources invested in the place to make the benefits of the multipurpose establishment last.
 
 
Dr. Julio Yamel Verdecia Reyes, general director of the "Lenin", explained that the opening of this Center fulfills an old commitment of the institution to provide more personalized attention and better stay to the population, mostly from outside the city, with a family in rooms closed for their serious condition.

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