Members of the Governing Council of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) have paid an official visit to the Eastern Regional Hospital. 

The visit was to access first-hand information on the quality of health care service delivery and the challenges confronting the hospital.

Council members of Ghana Health Service tour Eastern Regional Hospital

The visit took place on Tuesday, July 19.

Council members of Ghana Health Service tour Eastern Regional Hospital

Dr. Arko Akoto-Ampaw, the Medical Director of the hospital who welcomed the Council’s members expressed his gratitude for the visit.

Council members of Ghana Health Service tour Eastern Regional Hospital

According to him, it was a rare privilege to have the highest decision making body of the GHS visit the facility.

Council members of Ghana Health Service tour Eastern Regional Hospital

“This visit will certainly spur the morale of staff and Management to continue to deliver on quality service to clients and visitors,” he said.

Council members of Ghana Health Service tour Eastern Regional Hospital

The Chairman of the Council, Dr. Sefah Sarpong Bediakoh together with the Regional Director of Health Service, Dr. Fosu Winfred and Management of the Hospital toured all units and wards of the facility to inspect the level of service rendered to clients and areas to improve.

Council members of Ghana Health Service tour Eastern Regional Hospital

The Chairman, after the tour, expressed his satisfaction with the level of maintenance of the facility.

Council members of Ghana Health Service tour Eastern Regional Hospital

He thus commended the Management for the positive initiatives being implemented at the facility. 

Dr. Sefah Sarpong Bediakoh further encouraged Management and staff to make customer service their topmost priority.

Council members of Ghana Health Service tour Eastern Regional Hospital

“The Eastern Regional Hospital continues to be a trailblazer in health care delivery in Ghana,” said the Chairman of the Council.