(R-L) Medical Center Chief Dr. Emerson B. Patawaran, Regional Director Paula Paz M. Sydiongco, and Deputy Speaker Conrado M. Estrella III cut the ceremonial ribbon to formally open the Conrado F. Estrella Regional Medical and Trauma Center (CFERTMC) Infirmary Hospital last April 7, 2022. The health facility is located in Brgy. Carmay East, Rosales, Pangasinan.
By Glen S. Ramos
MANILA — The Department of Health (DOH)-Ilocos Region led by Regional Director Paula Paz M. Sydiongco together with Deputy Speaker Conrado M. Estrella III and Medical Center Chief Dr. Emerson B. Patawaran formally opened the Conrado F. Estrella Regional Medical and Trauma Center (CFERTMC) Infirmary Hospital on April 7, 2022.
The health facility is located in Brgy. Carmay East, Rosales, Pangasinan.
The facility will serve residents of the eastern part of Pangasinan including nearby municipalities of Nueva Ecija and Tarlac.
“Let us make this infirmary a valuable place of healing, comfort and hope for patients. Importante na matugunan ang pangangailangan ng mga pasyenteng upang sila ay ating mabigyan ng dekalidad na serbisyo at agarang lunas upang mailigtas ang kanilang buhay”, Sydiongco stated.
“Ipagpatuloy po natin ang pagbibigay ng maayos at mabuting serbisyo para sa ating mga kababayan at patuloy din nating paghandaan ang anumang mga suliraning pangkalusugan na ating kakaharapin. Let us make this infirmary one of the best health facilities in the province of Pangasinan,” she added.
The Conrado F. Estrella Regional Medical and Trauma Center (CFERTMC) was established by virtue of Republic Act No. 11558, an act establishing a general hospital in the municipality of Rosales, province of Pangasinan which shall be under the direct control and supervision of the Department of Health (DOH).
Hospital Chief Dr. Patawaran said that the infirmary received its first two patients on April 8, 2022. “Ang kauna-unahan po nating mga pasyente na na-admit ay sa pedia at sa female adult sa general ward. Sila ay mula sa Sta. Maria at sa Rosales, Pangasinan.”
“We are open 24/7 dahil ang pagbibigay ng serbisyo at pagpapacheck-up sa kalusugan ay hindi pwedeng ipagpaliban. Bukas po kami kahit Sabado at Linggo upang mabigyan agad ng tugon ang bawat pasyenteng nangangailangan ng agarang tulong,” he emphasized.
Among the health care services, the infirmary will provide are free laboratory examinations including fasting blood sugar, cholesterol, uric acid, electrocardiogram (ECG), and ankle-brachial index (ABI) for diabetic patients
Out-patient services are open 24/7 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM to provide free services for dental (tooth extraction, fluoride application) and medical consultations for pediatric and medical/internal medicine.
The infirmary’s surgery clinic is also accepting circumcision, minor surgery and consultation. The cardiology clinic is open every Tuesday at 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm.
Free vaccination for Covid-19 is also available for residents who want to avail of the vaccine for their 1st, 2nd, and the booster dose.