Friends of Mount St. John’s group donates infusion pumps to hospital; Oncology Department welcomes the gift gratefully

Cancer patients at the Sir Lester Bird Medical Centre (SLBMC) will be
receiving enhanced care with the donation of infusion pumps valued at nearly
Reports say the hospital received the generous donation from the Friends of
Mount St. John’s Medical Centre, and these advanced medical devices will be
deployed in the Oncology Unit to enhance patient care.
Infusion pumps play a crucial role in administering precise doses of
intravenous therapy, reducing the risk of errors and promoting faster patient
recovery, medical officials say, and they are essential across all hospital
Meanwhile, Dwayna Derrick, the president of Friends of Mount St. John’s
Medical Centre, notes that, with the support of the community, volunteers
raise funds to provide vital medical equipment to the hospital.
Every ticket sold at events they stage, such as the annual “Tickle Me Pink”
fundraiser, contributes to this cause, she says.
Chair of the Oncology Department Dr. Hanybal Yazigi says he is profoundly
grateful to the group, as he highlights the infusion pumps’ role in safely
delivering fluids, nutrients, and medications to patients. 
Tahvorn George, the hospital’s biomedical engineer, is happy, as well, for the
new infusion pumps, since they have advanced features, including medication
libraries and UV-protection for IV lines, enhancing both safety and efficiency.