NCH 24/7 emergency room proposal rejected by Fla. village board

Neighborhood residents expressed concerns about the potential for noise from ambulance sirens

January 23, 2018

The Estero (Fla.) Planning and Zoning Board rejected a zoning amendment that the NCH Healthcare System would need to operate a 24/7 emergency services department at a planned medical facility, according to an article on the Naples Daily News website.

NCH has proposed a 40,000-square-foot, two-story healthcare complex on a 3.5-acre site. The healthcare facility would include medical offices, a testing facility and a 12,000-square-foot emergency department.

“You can’t call yourself an emergency facility and provide emergency services if you’re not open 24/7,” said Richard Grant, an attorney representing NCH. “It’s contrary to the medical standard of care.”

Neighborhood residents also expressed concerns about the potential for noise from ambulance sirens

Read the article.

 

 




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