Monday 6 July, 2020

NWRHA: Break-in at pharmacy at St James Medical Sciences Complex

The North West Regional Health Authority (NWRHA) says it condemns this heinous act against vulnerable patients accessing care at the St James Medical Complex as it has confirmed that there has been a break-in at the pharmacy department on June 23rd

The NWRHA says upon discovery of the unauthorized access to the pharmacy, the incident was immediately reported to the police service and an investigation is currently underway.

Investigations have so far revealed that a host of drugs for the treatment of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD’s) and Infectious diseases were missing.

In addressing the incident, the NWRHA says it has reviewed its current security measures at the pharmacy department and plans are in progress to improve those procedures at the St James Medical Complex.

Members of the public are assured that operations continue at the Pharmacy department of the St James Medical Complex.

The Authority says it remains committed to providing a safe and secure environment for all our employees, patients and persons visiting the SJMC and all institutions under its purview.

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