PRESS RELEASE – SOUFRIERE Hospital is the recipient of two IV Pumps donated by the Daniel Esnard Foundation of Team Unite. The Team Unite Foundation is from Morne La Croix in Soufriereand has been in existence since 2013. The funds to purchase these pumps were donated by Peter and Helen Rushmore from Scotland.
IV pumps, also called infusion pumps, are capable of delivering fluids in large or small doses, and may be used to deliver nutrients or medication, such as insulin, antibiotics, chemotherapy drugs, and pain relievers to patients.
Officer in charge at the Soufriere Hospital, Nurse Candilia Wilson-Altenor, said the IV pumps will be used primarily in the emergency room, maternity and primary healthcare sections of that hospital. She expressed gratitude to Team Unite and the Rushmores for this generous and much-needed donation.