Well known Guyanese medical doctor and former Member of Parliament for the People’s National Congress, Dr. Max Hanoman is the new Chairman of the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation.
New board members for the hospital were sworn in today (Monday), at the facility’s Resource Centre.
The members of the board are Col. Patrick West, Cleopatra Barkoye, Collette Adams (Deputy Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Public Health), Mandy Sukhdeo, Sonya Roopnauth, Kempton Alexander along with Dr. Sheik Amir and Allan Johnson as Ex-Officio Members.
According to the Government Information Agency, The board voted Dr. Hanoman in as the new Chairman and he stated that there will definitely be a lot of changes at the facility.
He intends to push and ensure the full computerisation of the hospital along with patients’ records. w
Additionally, Dr. Hanoman said that individuals can expect improved care and services along with better attitude from staff. He also expressed hope for cooperation among members.
Addressing the Board members, Minister within the Ministry of Public Health, Dr. Karen Cummings said that she is expecting a lot of changes at the facility and that the public should, “expect great things.”
The Minister also urged the board to continue to monitor the progress of all undertakings and to ensure that while the standards are being improved, they are also maintained.