Phuket island medical hub in the works
Cabinet to study uni proposal next month
Prince of Songkla University is pushing to make Phuket a medical hub capable of providing high-quality treatments for locals and tourists.
Pun Thongchumnum, vice president of the university, told a forum yesterday the university is planning to develop the province into a medical hub and attract residents and tourists seeking treatment.
The forum was being held at a hotel in the province, attended by a broad spectrum of people.
If approved by the cabinet, Mr Pun said the project would develop treatments of complex conditions such as cancer and cardiac arrest. It would also train physicians capable of administering the treatments.
If the plan…