118 OG No. 28, 7869 (July 11, 2022)
[ REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11868, June 29, 2022 ]
AN ACT UPGRADING THE NOVALICHES DISTRICT HOSPITAL IN BARANGAY SAN BARTOLOME, QUEZON CITY, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled:
SECTION 1. The Novaliches District Hospital in Barangay San Bartolome, Quezon City is hereby upgraded into a Level II Hospital.
SEC. 2. Any future increase in bed capacity shall be consistent with the hospital development plan that shall be prepared by the Chief of Hospital of the Novaliches District Hospital, and submitted to the Department of Health (DOH).
SEC. 3. The existing professional health care services and facilities of the Novaliches District Hospital shall also hereby upgraded to conform with and be commensurate to the bed capacity increase as provided in Section 2 hereof.
SEC. 4. The existing workforce of the Novaliches District Hospital, which includes doctors, nurses and support personnel, shall also be increased correspondingly.
SEC. 5. The local government of Quezon City shall provide the necessary funds to cover the maintenance and other operating expenses of the Novaliches District Hospital. It shall also appropriate funds for the human resource complement to support the increase in bed capacity and the corresponding upgrading of its service facilities and professional health care services.
SEC. 6. The Secretary of the DOH shall include in the Department’s subsidy program, support for the capital outlay requirements of the hospital.
SEC. 7. If any provision or part of this Act is declared unconstitutional, the remaining parts or provisions not affected shall remain in full force and effect.
SEC. 8. All laws, executive orders, issuances, rules and regulations inconsistent with this Act are hereby repealed or modified accordingly.
SEC. 9. This Act shall take effect fifteen (15) days after its publication in the Official Gazette or in a newspaper of general circulation.
(SGD.) VICENTE C. SOTTO III
President of the Senate
(SGD.) LORD ALAN JAY Q. VELASCO
Speaker of the House of Representatives
This Act which originated in the House of Representatives was passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate of the Philippines on January 20, 2021 and May 31, 2022, respectively.
(SGD.) MYRA MARIE D. VILLARICA
Secretary of the Senate
(SGD.) MARK LLANDRO L. MENDOZA
Secretary General House of Representatives
(SGD.) RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE
President of the Philippines
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