Jose Reyes Hospital

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Jose R. Reyes Memorial Medical Center (JRRMMC) is an acute, short-term illness, tertiary level, teaching-training hospital catering to non contagious/non communicable diseases and has an authorized 450-bed capacity and 35 bassinets. It is housed on a five-storey building, located at San Lazaro Compound, Rizal Avenue, Sta. Cruz, Manila.


HOSPITAL BACKGROUND

The Jose R. Reyes Memorial Medical Center had its start in February 1945 as a civilian emergency hospital known as PCAU-5 (Philippine Civilian Affairs Unit), with 100-bed capacity and housed in a borrowed school building at España St. Manila. On August 1, 1945, it was placed under the Bureau of Health and named as North General Hospital, being north of Pasig River.


Reference

"Jose Reyes Memorial Center"(17 Jun 2005 [www2.doh.gov.ph.http://www2.doh.gov.ph/jrrmmc/jrhome.html/ Jose R. Reyes Memorial Medical Center] (July 20, 2007)

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