Naval Hospital Pensacola

Work is underway at Naval Hospital Pensacola to morph the facility’s emergency room into an Urgent Care Center as of June 1.

Hospital commander, Capt. Maureen Padden, says Navy medicine has been conducted a resource analysis the past two years – well before last year’s sequester and partial shutdown of the federal government. At issue by the Naval Bureau of Medicine and Surgery is just where critical resources should be placed to best serve the beneficiary population.

Cutbacks at Naval Hospital Pensacola

Nov 29, 2013
Naval Hospital of Pensacola

Changes are in the works at Naval Hospital Pensacola, as part of a Navy-wide effort to save money.
 

NHP’s emergency room and four-bed intensive care unit are scheduled to close this summer. Hospital commander, Capt. Maureen Padden, says Navy medicine has been conducted a resource analysis the past two years – well before this year’s sequester and partial shutdown of the federal government.
 

At issue by the Naval Bureau of Medicine and Surgery is just where critical resources should be placed to best serve the beneficiary population.