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Out of order for two months, here's when the Emergency Department will reopen at QSUT

Out of order for two months, here's when the Emergency Department will

Minister Albana Koçiu spoke at the Health Commission about the fire at the Health and Medical Center, where the emergency service has been out of order for two months. Koçiu said that the work on emergency rehabilitation has started and it is expected that the service will be functional for patients within the month of May.

"Procedures have been developed to restore this service to working condition. The company has started the rehabilitation work, the works are expected to be completed within the month of May to restore the service", said the Minister of Health Albana Koçiu.

The minister emphasized that the incident is under investigation by the Prosecutor's Office of Tirana, while clarifying that the cause of the fire was a technical defect on the -1st floor, in one of the technical rooms where there was a burning of the cables, as she added that there was no defect in the biomedical equipment. of the hospital.

"Regarding the incident, without wanting to normalize and give more importance than is known, it is under investigation by the prosecution, but from the preliminary data from the working group I can confirm that it is a technical defect that occurred in the technical rooms where there were electrical cable burns, without damaging the hospital's biomedical equipment. "Today, as we speak, work continues normally at QSUT, and the only service that has been moved is cardiac emergency and that of internal diseases," said Koçiu.