major modernisation programme at a Milton Keynes hospital has meant good news
for hospitals in the Third World.
Saxon Clinic has just installed eight new machines, mainly in the anaesthetic
unit, and have has donated the previous fully-functional equipment to Med-Aid –
a charity that helps equip hospitals in the developing world.
machine is already on its way to Uganda while another is earmarked for a
charity hospital in Malawi and a third is heading to Kenya.
Executive at Med-Aid and a former medic at BMI Saxon Clinic, Tim Beacon, said:
“I really can’t overstate how much hospitals in the developing world need our
in this country are lucky to be able to regularly update our medical equipment
but hospitals in the Third World don’t have that option.
machines will help improve the lives of thousands of people and carry doing so
for many for years to come.”
Hacking, theatre manager at The Saxon Clinic, added: “We are delighted to be
associated with Med-Aid and the work they do. Obviously we strive to install
the latest equipment at our hospital but that doesn’t mean the older equipment
should go to waste. It is great to know that we are helping people less
fortunate than ourselves.”
Private hospital news : 13 September 2012