CITY OF MALOLOS–Bulacan opens on Monday the P49 million worth new Out Patient Department of the Bulacan Medical Center (BMC) in this city which could cater to up to more than 400 ailing residents daily.
BMC Director Hijordis Marushka Celis said the new buiding with its medical health facilities provided by the Department of Health thru its Health Facilities Enhancement Program since during pre pandemic have airconditoned rooms for patient’s consultation.
The hospital which is open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and until 12:00 noon on Saturdays can accommodate up to 400 patients.
Celis said with BMC’s current by apppointment process of conducting out patient consultations n compliance to Universal Health Care Law, residents seeking medical attention will no longer experience congestion and will help give comfort to ailing residents.
The process is also one way of full observation of basic hospital health protocol and social distancing, Celis added.
The OPD have sectiona for Family Planning, OB-Gyne, Surgery Department, Treatment/Excision, Laboratory, X-Ray Room, Medical Department, Psyche/EENT, IPCC/HESU, Animal Bite Training Center, Dental Clinic, Pedia/Under 5 Clinic, Sub-Specialty Area and Pediatric Department.
Gov. Daniel Fernando who had asked the help of the DOH for a new OPD of BMC because of the continuously growing population of Bulacan led the inauguration together with Celis, Vice Gov. Alex Castro, Board Members Mina Fermin, Teta Mendoza and Aye Mariano.
He thanked DOH officials for the medical attention and services they can now all further give to the Bulakenyo people. “This will best serve our less fortunate folks,” he said.
The governor also strictly reminds the staff to perform their duties with integrity and to serve the Bulakenyos in need with care and understanding.
Fernando also announced that the former outpatient department at the BMC will soon be converted into the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences.