On 31st October 2013, Central Festival Phuket held an event to launch the complex’s new Medical Bay which it has opened in conjunction with Phuket International Hospital (Siriroj). The opening of the medical bay makes Central Festival Phuket the first shopping mall in Thailand to be equipped with life-saving automated external defibrillators (AEDs).
The event, “Central Festival Phuket Medical Bay Goes Live” was presided over by Phuket Governor – Mr Maitri Inthusust and attended by special guests from Phuket International Hospital, Director – Mr Ekapol Tharasiriroj and Professor Suchart Areenit and Central Festival Phuket General Manager – Ms Wilaiporn Pitimanaaree.
Central Festival Phuket (CFP) and Phuket International Hospital have teamed up the launch the new high-tech emergency medical services for shoppers and have acquired three Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) which will be strategically located throughout the mall. CFP personnel have also received intensive first aid training from Phuket International Hospital to treat heart attack victims with the AEDs until paramedics arrive.
To see more photos from this event please visit: http://events.phuketindex.com/central-festival-phuket-medical-bay-goes-live-2155.html