A former resident of Georgetown has given back to the community with a donation of medical supplies and equipment.
The donation by Neil Corke, who resides in the United States, was handed over to the Georgetown Hospital at a ceremony facilitated by the Sutherland Family on Thursday April 13, 2017.
The supplies and equipment include two Commodes, a Wheel Chair, Adult Pampers, Scrubs for Nurses, Stethoscopes and Sterile Dressings.
Former Chief Personnel Officer and Cousin of Mr. Neil Corke, Tyrone Burke, said this not the first contribution that Corke has made to the Georgetown Community.
Burke noted that in 2015, Corke hosted a Christmas Party for teachers and elders in the community, he also held a party for the children of the St. Benedicts Infant Hospital where he provided each child with a gift and also held a party for fifty children in the community.
Health Nursing Supervisor of the Georgetown District, Glanderene Brown, expressed gratitude on behalf of the Ministry of Health. Wellness and the Environment to Mr. Corke noting that she is grateful that he saw the need to partner with the Ministry in health care.
Ward Manager of the Georgetown Hospital, Sister Theckla Jack, said the equipment and supplies are not only used for the hospital but also shared with other health centers in the Georgetown District.
She pointed out that there are also members of the Georgetown Community who assist the hospital from time to time and that they are also grateful to them for their assistance.