Fr. SILVESTERFrom this Sunday 17th October, the parish will be collecting medical-related items for Fr. Silvester’s health clinic. The type of items needed are spectacles, hearing aids, clinical uniforms (male and female), syringes, dental and surgical equipment such as calipers, forceps, bandages and plasters, clinical thermometers, stethoscopes, insulin meters, pulse oximeter and surgical gloves.
Larger items, such as ultrasound scanners (general and antenatal), x-ray machine, patient monitoring machine, oxygen concentrator, complete blood count machine, oxygen tanks, and a medical refrigerator are also needed. Does anyone have contacts that could help with sourcing this equipment? If so, please contact a member of the Justice and Peace Group. Visits from doctors and
nurses to the clinic would also be very welcome; please speak to a member of the J&P Group. Please leave items in boxes each end of the church
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