ALERT! Out­stand­ing NHF projects could hurt Ja

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HSF350 Can­cer Care Project – This was ap­proved for $55.20 mil­lion in De­cem­ber 2013 with an ex­pected com­ple­tion date of May 2014.

HPP181 Health pro­mo­tion and preven­tion of non-com­mu­ni­ca­ble dis­eases – Project was ap­proved for $20.00 mil­lion in Fe­bru­ary 2014 with an ex­pected com­ple­tion date of May 2014. To date, only $14.22 mil­lion has been dis­bursed. The project is still on­go­ing.

HSF 183 Train­ing of Health Care Work­ers – Ap­proved in July 2015 for $2.74 mil­lion with an ex­pected com­ple­tion date of June 2016. To date, no funds have been dis­bursed and project is con­sid­ered dor­mant.

HSF268 Ex­pan­sion of Op­er­at­ing Theatre Phases 1-2 ad­di­tional suites at St Ann’s Bay Hospi­tal – Project was ap­proved for $140.00 mil­lion in May 2013 with an ex­pected com­ple­tion date of April 2014. To date, only $117.34 mil­lion has been dis­bursed.

HSF140Pro­vi­sion of Fund­ing for the Ex­pan­sion and Up­grade of Fal­mouth Hospi­tal – Project was ap­proved for $329.18 mil­lion in Fe­bru­ary 2007. How­ever, the project be­came dor­mant for a num­ber of years be­fore be­ing restarted in Oc­to­ber 2014, with a view to com­plet­ing the out­stand­ing works by June 2015.

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