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Patong Hospital calls: dead on arrival

Legacy Phuket Gazette

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PATONG, PHUKET: Other than by email or personal visit, Patong Hospital has been completely out of reach for months.

As the result of a telephone exchange fault, the numbers 076-342-633/4, printed in telephone directories and appearing on the first page of the hospital’s website, have been out of service for five months.

Calling the numbers does produce a ring tone, but no one can answer.

Patong Hospital Deputy Director Apantree Iamsakul said the fault should be fixed by “next month”.

“If anybody wants to contact us they should call the Emergency Room on 076-340-444 or the Administrative Office on 076-344-108,” she said.

— Pimwara Choksakulpan

 

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