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Western Region Association of Nurses UK Donates to A&E

The Western Regional Association of Nurses UK (WRAN) has donated some essential medical equipment to the Accident and Emergency of the Effia Nkwanta Regional Hospital to support and enhance the care of patients.

The donation included 2 patient monitors, an ECG machine, 2 observation machines and 2 suction machines. At a brief presentation ceremony, the chairperson of WRAN UK Mrs. Winnie Kissi Ohene explained that the donated items were acquired through a fundraising ceremony in London as part of the 10th anniversary of WRAN UK.

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“We’ve been waiting so long for this but finally we can make an impact in the lives of people.”

Mrs Kissi Ohene highlighted WRAN’s special resolve to support the hospital and even to adopt the A&E department. She indicated that the A&E will soon receive a nebulizer machine and an oxygen concentrator as part of the items for this year’s donation.

It would be recalled WRAN had previously donated an anesthetic machine to the hospital. Mrs. Winnie kissi Ohene concluded her speech with an inspiring statement: “This is just the beginning of good things to come, and the Western Regional Association of Nurses UK has many plans to support the care of patients at the A&E”.

The Medical Director of the Hospital Dr Joseph Kojo Tambil who spoke on behalf of the staff, management, patients and clients of Effia Nkwanta expressed a heartfelt appreciation for the gesture. He thanked Mrs. Winnie Kissi Ohene and the Western Regional Association of Nurses UK for their immense support in enhancing the hospital’s capabilities.

“I promise that these items will be used for the sole purpose they were donated and I will personally ensure that they are well maintained.” He said.

Present at the presentation event was the Head of Hospital Administration, Mr Michael Danso, Head of Pharmacy, Mr Francis Darko Afari, Nurse incharge at the Accident and Emergency, Regina Quaicoe and other staff of the hospital.

Story by Stacy Adams