Upgraded Ba Public Hospital Mortuary Re-Opens

The Ba Hospital Mortuary has now reopened and has been providing services since Tuesday 3 October 2023. Aspen Medical CEO Gavin Whiteside said, “The new unit is three times the size of the previous mortuary and will be another state-of-the-art facility with plans to further expand the area designating a space for loved ones to ... Read more

Aspen Medical to pursue the Golden Seal of Approval from Joint Commission International

The Aspen Medical leadership, including Heads of Departments at Ba and Lautoka Public Hospitals attended an intensive 4-day training session with trainers from the USA to assist in pursuing accreditation with the Joint Commission International (JCI). JCI helps thousands of healthcare organisations around the globe with quality improvement and patient safety, leading to better patient ... Read more

Aspen Medical appoints new Acting Chief Executive Officer

Aspen Medical has appointed Fijian citizen Mr Gavin Whiteside as Acting Chief Executive Officer of its operations in Fiji. This appointment follows the resignation of Ms Annette Owttrim, who has stepped down to spend more time with her family in Western Australia. Ms Owttrim has been with Aspen Medical for 19 years, helping to shape ... Read more

The first Pacific Symposium on Radiology Across Borders three years hosted at Lautoka Hospital

The Aspen Medical-managed Lautoka Hospital hosted the prestigious Radiology Across Borders (RAB) Pacific Symposium earlier this month. This two-day symposium featured leading speakers from across the Pacific including Australia and Canada. The RAB provides extensive education programs and hands-on training to clinicians to support local expertise and training. This year’s event was held in Fiji ... Read more

Aspen Medical Upgrades the Radiology Departments at the Lautoka and Ba Hospitals

Four new state-of-the-art Philips X-ray machines have been installed at Lautoka and Ba public hospitals. The new machines will provide the radiology teams with more precise reporting and elevate the level of service to the public. The investment has now provided both public hospitals with world-class Radiology Departments would be at home in any hospital ... Read more

Aspen Medical agrees partnership with the University of Fiji

Aspen Medical has announced the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the University of Fiji, creating a platform for the engagement of students during their undergraduate and postgraduate studies in health services. The MOA was signed on Thursday 16 February 2023 at the Saweni, Lautoka Campus of the University. Aspen Medical Fiji CEO ... Read more

New X-Ray machines at Lautoka Hospital will improve patient outcomes

Three new X-ray machines have been installed at the Lautoka Hospital, providing the radiology team with more precise diagnostic capability and elevating the level of service to the public at the country’s second-largest hospital. The mobile digital state-of-the-art imaging systems are manufactured by General Electric (GE Healthcare). Aspen Medical Fiji CEO Annette Outtrim said, “ ... Read more

Aspen Medical partners with Model Towns Charitable Trust to provide employment for people with disadvantaged backgrounds

Aspen Medical, the company managing Ba Hospital and Lautoka Hospital, has provided employment for eight people from socially disadvantaged backgrounds living in the Koroipita community. Aspen Medical Fiji CEO Annette Owttrim said these opportunities are being provided under the company’s ambition to employ 20% of its non-clinical workforce for people with disabilities and from disadvantaged ... Read more