The Oleh zonal medical director in charge of Oleh central hospital, Dr. Ugbaja Christopher Amaechi, has commended Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta state over his uplifting of the hospital system in the state.
He told journalists that In the last five years on the saddle, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has revolutionised the health sector in Delta state. He has upgraded the health facilities and rehabilitating several others in different parts of Delta state.
He said doctors and other staff of the hospital are committed to their job as a way of complementing the efforts of the governor and his commitment to building a sound and healthy health sector for the state
He said doctors in the hospital are committed to providing quality care to all patients, noting that no patient has ever been abandoned nor rejected for any reason in the Oleh central hospital.
He told journalists that “we can only refer to Ughelli and Warri General Hospitals and Oghara teaching Hospital if we do not have such facilities to treat such patients.”
According to him, patients are treated with utmost care, even patients in intensive care units sing praises of the Oleh central hospital staff for their dedication to duty saying: “We have never sent any patient back for no reason, I stay within the hospital premises.”
Dr. Ugbaja noted that the hospital provides care to individual patient preferences, needs and values just as the doctors ensure that patients’ values guide all clinical decisions they take regarding their welfare.
He urged the general public, especially the people of Oleh, to stop pull him down syndrome, noting that the staff of the hospital are doing their best to save lives. “We can’t afford to neglect a patient how much more rejecting a sick patient when we are trained to save lives.
A female patient, who was brought in critically ill and who identified her self as Ms Mamuzo Uto, commended staff of the hospital for their dedication and commitment to duty.
She said “if not for the timely Intervention of the doctors and nurses at the hospital, she would have been dead. According to her, “God used these men and women at Oleh central hospital to save my life.
Ms Uto said: “Dr. Ugbaja works round the clock here and other staff in the hospital, they are wonderful people, always at your service. Am therefore surprised when somebody says since he or she was brought in here nobody has ever attended to him or her, that is a big lie.”