Finally Marina opens up

Today we report on the Princess Marina Hospital (PMH) media stakeholder engagement held yesterday, where top management spoke openly about their greatest challenge - patient overcrowding.

It is commendable that after many years of media blackout, Princess Marina Hospital (PMH) has finally opened up about the problem bedeviling the country’s biggest referral hospital.

Prior to a shake up in its public relations department, the hospital was as unreachable as planet mercury. While the hospital tended to be in the news for all the wrong reasons, getting a simple comment to balance the stories was, for a long time, an uphill battle. At times, the inaccessibility to the hospital management, led to more bad publicity. Hopefully the media engagement will lead to better communication and flow of information.

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